Upcoming software end of support (end of life) dates

This article contains information about broadly used operating systems, software packages, and software-related features that will stop receiving updates by the vendor in the near future.

Below are listed commonly encountered operating systems and software products. A more comprehensive list of products that have reached or will soon reach their end of support dates can be found here: 

Operating Systems

Scientific Linux 6  - November 30, 2020
"Support for configuration and usage questions is provided on all RHEL 6 until at least November 30 2020 (the end of the Production 3 phase), but if you run into an issue with your currently-installed 6.6 packages, you'll need to update to a package from a later minor release in the main RHEL 6 channel if available, or we may choose to deliver the fix in later major release such as RHEL 7."

Software Packages and Applications
PHP 7.1 - December 1, 2019 - Note: PHP 7.1 will no longer be supported on the campus cPanel server at https://web.illinois.edu after this date
PHP 7.2 - November 30, 2020
Office 2013 Client Connections to Office 365 - October 13, 2020

If you have any questions related to these products or upgrading to newer versions, please do not hesitate to contact Engineering IT Shared Services at (217) 333-1313 or via email at engrit-help@illinois.edu.