Software lifecycle

FileNet Content Manager 5.2.x

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FileNet Content Manager

License type

Lifecycle dates, announcement letters and other information

12-Apr-2013, 213-053
10-Jul-2018, 918-054
30-Apr-2019, 918-054
Lifecycle policy


Continuing support available. Please see URL for details. Twelve (12) month limited full defect service extensions are available through April 30, 2022. Additional restrictions are described in the following two TechNotes (The links provided are not "hot' links. Copy the url address and paste it into your browser.) IBM FileNet Workplace XT - End of Support Announcement for all Workplace XT releases: FileNet Application Engine - End of Support Announcement for all Application Engine releases:

Last updated: 03-Oct-2018.

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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.

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