[Full-Disclosure] Fw: Red Hat Linux end-of-life update andtransition planning
adave at vantage.com
Mon Nov 3 19:51:47 GMT 2003
I guess pretty soon others (SuSE, etc) will follow RH's path...
From: Tim Groninga [mailto:Tim at PCLugNut.com]
Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 2:11 PM
To: full-disclosure at lists.netsys.com
Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] Fw: Red Hat Linux end-of-life
update andtransition planning
Got the same f-you-gram today - already figuring out what distro
to fall back to but 99% of my experience has been on Redhat. No time to
try them all....so FreeBSD/SuSE/Mandrake - what are your opinions of
each? Flexiblity, ease of use, ease of migration, security etc.
On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 12:16, Joshua Levitsky wrote:
It's happened. Red Hat has officially said F@#$ YOU to
Hey Red Hat.. I've got a migration plan for you... it's
called BSD / SuSE /
Joshua Levitsky, MCSE, CISSP
Time Inc. Information Technology
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From: "Red Hat Network" <dev-null at rhn.redhat.com>
Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 12:50 PM
Subject: Red Hat Linux end-of-life update and transition
> Dear jlevitsk,
> Thank you for being a Red Hat Network customer.
> This e-mail provides you with important information
about the upcoming
> discontinuation of Red Hat Linux, and resources to
assist you with your
> migration to another Red Hat solution.
> As previously communicated, Red Hat will discontinue
> errata support for Red Hat Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 8.0
as of December
> 31, 2003. Red Hat will discontinue maintenance and
errata support for
> Red Hat Linux 9 as of April 30, 2004. Red Hat does not
plan to release
> another product in the Red Hat Linux line.
> With the recent announcement of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux v.3, you'll
> find migrating to Enterprise Linux appealing. We
> that transitioning to another Red Hat solution
requires careful planning
> and implementation. We have created a migration plan
for Red Hat Network
> customers to help make the transition as simple and
> possible. Details:
> If you purchase Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS or ES
Basic before February
> 28, 2004, you will receive 50% off the price for two
years.[*] (That's two
> years for the price of one.)
> In addition, we have created a Red Hat Linux Migration
> to address your migration planning and other
questions, such as:
> * What are best practices for implementing the
migration to Red Hat
> Enterprise Linux?
> * Are there other migration alternatives?
> * How do I purchase Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS or ES
Basic at the price
> * What if my paid subscription to RHN extends past
April 30, 2004?
> Find out more about your migration options with
> whitepapers and documentation at the Red Hat Linux
> Or read the FAQ written especially for Red Hat Network
> Red Hat, Inc.
> [*] Limit 10 units. Higher volume purchase inquiries
should contact a
> regional Red Hat sales representative. Contact
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> --the Red Hat Network Team
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