Retirement of Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux, UNIX, Netware, and OpenVMS platforms and product versions

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Sophos will be retiring a number of older software product versions and platforms. This article provides more details on the changes. These changes impact users of Sophos Anti-Virus (SAV) for Linux / UNIX versions 4, 7 and 9. The intention is to simplify the number of software versions that Sophos supports, allowing customers to benefit from the latest version of Sophos software.

Software version retirements

If you are using SAV for Linux / UNIX version 4 or 7 you need to plan to upgrade to version 9. The table below shows the migration timescales:


Software End of Life Notes
SAV for Linux / UNIX version 7 30 November 2013 Upgrade to version 9
SAV for Linux version 4
(apart from Itanium, see below)
30 April 2014 Upgrade to version 9
 SAV for UNIX version 4
(apart from FreeBSD, see below)
30 April 2014 Upgrade to version 9

 

Special Cases

SAV v4 Software End of Life Notes
SAV for FreeBSD No plans to retire Not supported in version 9
SAV for Linux (Itanium) 30 September 2014

Not supported in version 9
SAV for Netware Full support ends 30 September 2013, extended support* until 30 April 2014 Not supported in version 9
SAV for OpenVMS 30 September 2013 Not supported in version 9

Platform retirement dates

As well as retiring support for SAV version 4 and 7, the following platforms will be retired.

Platform Previous retirement status Status: version 4 Status: version 9
Asianux 3 No plans to retire 30th April 2014 No plans to retire
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 No plans to retire 30 June 2013, with extended support* until 30 April 2014 30 June 2013, with extended support until 28 February 2015
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
No plans to retire 30 September 2013 30 September 2013
(Not supported on v9.2+)
Turbolinux 10 No plans to retire  30 September 2013 30 June 2013
(Not supported on v9.2+)
Ubuntu 8.04
No plans to retire
30 September 2013
30 September 2013
HP-UX on PA (HP-PA)
31 December 2013
31 December 2013
Not supported
Netware 6.5
No plans to retire
30 September 2013 with extended support* until 30 April 2014
Not supported
OpenVMS (Alpha and Itanium)
No plans to retire  30 September 2013
Not supported
Solaris 9 (SPARC and Intel)
31 October 2014 30 April 2014
31 October 2014

*Extended support provides ongoing security updates and fixes for critical security issues only. No other code changes specific to that platform will be done during the period.

 

These dates represent current plans and may be subject to change.

 

 
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