Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Release, version & end-of-life (Eol) information

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Product Description

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a Linux distribution developed by Red Hat for the commercial market. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is released in server versions for x86-64, Power ISA, ARM64, and IBM Z and a desktop version for x86-64. All of Red Hat"s official support and training, together with the Red Hat Certification Program, focuses on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform.

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Figure: Product release and end-of-life cycle of product Red Hat Enterprise Linux
 

Release Strategy

**Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 8** delivers a ten year life cycle in Full Support and Maintenance Support Phases followed by an Extended Life Phase. In addition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, customers may purchase annual Add-on subscriptions called Extended Life-cycle Support (ELS) to extend limited subscription services beyond the Maintenance Support Phase. **Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 6, and 7** each deliver ten years of support (unless otherwise noted below under Exceptions) in Full Support, Maintenance Support 1 and Maintenance Support 2 Phases followed by an Extended Life Phase. In addition, for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, customers may purchase annual Add-on subscriptions called Extended Life-cycle Support (ELS) to extend limited subscription services beyond the Maintenance Support 2 Phase.

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 2020-09-19

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