Security Advisory Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 Extended Update Support Retirement Notice

Advisory: RHSA-2013:0895-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2013-06-03
Last updated on: 2013-06-03
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.1.z)


This is the final notification for the retirement of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6.1 Extended Update Support (EUS).

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy,
Extended Update Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 was retired on
May 31, 2013, and support is no longer provided. Accordingly, Red Hat will
no longer provide updated packages, including critical impact security
patches or urgent priority bug fixes, for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 EUS.
In addition, technical support through Red Hat's Global Support Services is
no longer provided.

Note: This notification applies only to those customers with subscriptions
to the Extended Update Support (EUS) channels for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

We encourage customers to plan their migration from Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6.1 to a more recent version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. As a
benefit of the Red Hat subscription model, customers can use their active
subscriptions to entitle any system on a currently supported Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6 release (6.2, 6.3, or 6.4, for which EUS is available).

Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life cycle can be found here:


This advisory contains an updated redhat-release-server package, that
provides a copy of this notice in the "/usr/share/doc/" directory.

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.1.z)

redhat-release-server-6Server-     MD5: 375a32ccced4b7fd77b6516b7a13a24d
SHA-256: fce25b2f7bf1463bf696eff3a31184b17c900e6965b33f5f23287a2a0e2a9355
redhat-release-server-6Server-     MD5: f5b5b0b0f5909b56b8ad1418ea725dad
SHA-256: 47ce870e5ecc30b0239e8de3504546b0e1dfd3e1148b5e40937fdcee4ecbeb67
redhat-release-server-6Server-     MD5: 4d260d3dccf952c0b180562cbf7b77e8
SHA-256: dc4ab6bf4fa2e2f201de41a0c83ca3330afb71892f8dea0ff0f9428497f5ba34
redhat-release-server-6Server-     MD5: 3caf5d2e67e73744a3ed2ab1af903333
SHA-256: 7761bf7fd8844c24820b5f1a36fa38fc4f73dc66f27ca0c439c9a5ac6f2656c3
redhat-release-server-6Server-     MD5: 8854777996060959fd147964017f4458
SHA-256: a745da0485eeb4ef6dab729f8f0bb4a5792bb5841db42baa22de6306fdadf676
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)


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