IBM Software support lifecycle

WebSphere Application Server 8.5.x (and 6 others)

The announcement letter dates below are US only. Information for other country announcements is available on the IBM Offering Information page.


WebSphere Application Server

Version
8.5.x
PID
5724-J08
License type1
IPLA

Lifecycle dates2, announcement letters3 and other information

GA
13-Jul-2012, 212-109
Lifecycle policy4
Enhanced

Comment

WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5 announcement letter 213-137

Last updated: 07-Jun-2013.


WebSphere Application Server

Version
8.0.x
PID
5724-J08
License type1
IPLA

Lifecycle dates2, announcement letters3 and other information

GA
22-Jul-2011, 211-139
Lifecycle policy4
Enhanced

Last updated: 07-Oct-2011.


WebSphere Application Server

Version
7.0.x
PID
5724-J08
License type1
IPLA

Lifecycle dates2, announcement letters3 and other information

GA
17-Oct-2008, 208-266
Lifecycle policy4
Enhanced

Last updated: 15-Jul-2010.


WebSphere Application Server

Version
6.1.x
PID
5724-J08
License type1
IPLA

Lifecycle dates2, announcement letters3 and other information

GA
30-Jun-2006, 206-076
EOM
22-Jul-2011, 910-293
EOS
30-Sep-2013, 212-417
Lifecycle policy4
Enhanced

Last updated: 04-Oct-2013.


WebSphere Application Server

Version
6.0.x
PID
5724-J08
License type1
IPLA

Lifecycle dates2, announcement letters3 and other information

GA
31-Dec-2004, 204-289
EOM
20-Feb-2009, 908-122
EOS
30-Sep-2010, 909-014
Lifecycle policy4
Enhanced

Last updated: 15-Jul-2010.


WebSphere Application Server

Version
5.1.x
PID
5630-A36
License type1
IPLA

Lifecycle dates2, announcement letters3 and other information

GA
16-Jan-2004, 203-319
EOM
23-Feb-2007, 906-128
EOS
26-Sep-2008, 907-043
Lifecycle policy4
Standard

Last updated: 15-Jul-2010.


WebSphere Application Server

Version
5.0.x
PID
5630-A36
License type1
IPLA

Lifecycle dates2, announcement letters3 and other information

GA
03-Jan-2003, 202-315
EOM
14-Sep-2005, 905-130
EOS
30-Sep-2006, 905-130
Lifecycle policy4
Standard

Last updated: 15-Jul-2010.

Notes

  1. Visit IBM's base license agreement information page for more information about ILAN and IPLA licenses. IBM Customer Agreement (ICA) terms are provided with your ICA Program software; you can also read an online version of the ICA (PDF format; get the Adobe Acrobat Reader).
  2. Lifecycle date definitions:
    General Availability (GA)
    The latest date that a version/release of the product is available to all users, regardless of language or media. A product version/release is not published on the Lifecycle web site until the GA date.
    End of Support (EOS)
    The last date on which IBM will deliver standard support services for a given version/release of a product.
    End of Marketing (EOM)
    The effective date on which a part number ceases to be included as active and can no longer be ordered in standard price lists.
  3. Some announcement letters may not be available for some product releases.
  4. Visit IBM's software support lifecycle policy page for more information.

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