hMailServer 5.x Gerneral, support EOL Information

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hMailServer 5.x Gerneral, support EOL Information

Post by Dravion » 2019-12-23 17:05

If you plan to upgrade from an earlier Windows or older Database version or both you should take a look into
the list below.

#Combined, required Software EOL List for hMailServer

## Windows Support end list (EOL) ##

Product name Support ends
#Server versions#
Windows Server 2003 R2 with Service Pack 2 - 07/14/2015
Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 - 01/14/2020
Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 - 01/14/2020
Windows Server 2012 (All Editions) - 10/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 R2 (All Editions) - 10/10/2023
Windows Server 2016 (All Editions) - 01/12/2027
Windows Server 2019 (All Editions) - 01/09/2029

- Windows server is less disruptive and most small updates can be done without restart.

#Client versions#
Windows 10, version 1507 (Home/Pro/Enterprise) - 05/09/2017
Windows 10, version 1511 (Home/Pro/Enterprise) - 10/10/2017
Windows 10, version 1607 (Home/Pro/Workstations) - 04/10/2018
Windows 10, version 1703 (Home/Pro/Workstations) - 10/09/2018
Windows 10, version 1709 (Home/Pro/Workstations) - 04/09/2019
Windows 10, version 1803 (Home/Pro/Workstations) - 11/12/2019
Windows 10, version 1809 (Home/Pro/Workstations) - 05/12/2020
Windows 10, version 1903 (Home/Pro/Workstations) - 12/08/2020

- Greater feature upgrades every few month, the risk of service disruption is increased.

#Support Policy for hMailServer 5.x supported SQL-Databases

PostgreSQL Global Development Group - PostgreSQL
9.5 - Feb 2021
9.6 - Nov 2021
10.0 - Nov 2022
11.0 - Nov 2023
12.x - Nov 2024

MariaDB Foundation - MariaDB
10.1 - Oct 2020
10.2 - May 2022
10.3 - May 2023
10.4 - 5 years after stable (GA) release date

ORACLE Corporation - MySQL
5.6 - Feb 2021
5.7 - Ort 2023
8.0 - Ort 2026

Microsoft Corporation - SQL Server
2008 SP4 - Sep 2019
2008-R2 SP3 - Sep 2019
2012 SP4 - Dec 2022
2014 SP3 - Sep 2024
2016 SP2 - Jul 2026
2017 GDR - Dec 2027
2019 on Linux - 01/08/2030
2019 on Windows - 01/08/2030

Microsoft Corporation - SQL Server Compact (Product discontinued)
3.5 - Dec 2011
4.0 - Jul 2021

#Development Environment#
Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 - 04/09/2024

#OpenSSL - Security Library#
Version 1.0.2.x will be supported until 2019-12-31 (LTS) -> hMailServer 5.6.7 - Build 2425
Version 1.1.1 will be supported until 2023-09-11 (LTS) -> Only available in hMailServer 5.7.x 64-Bit

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