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From: adave at vantage.com (Anjan Dave)
Subject: Fw: Red Hat Linux end-of-life update andtransition planning

I guess pretty soon others (SuSE, etc) will follow RH's path...
 
-anjan

	-----Original Message-----
	From: Tim Groninga [mailto:Tim@...ugNut.com] 
	Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 2:11 PM
	To: full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com
	Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] Fw: Red Hat Linux end-of-life
update andtransition planning
	
	
	Got the same f-you-gram today - already figuring out what distro
to fall back to but 99% of my experience has been on Redhat. No time to
try them all....so FreeBSD/SuSE/Mandrake - what are your opinions of
each? Flexiblity, ease of use, ease of migration, security etc. 
	
	/.Tim 
	
	On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 12:16, Joshua Levitsky wrote: 

		It's happened. Red Hat has officially said F@#$ YOU to
us all.
		
		Hey Red Hat.. I've got a migration plan for you... it's
called BSD / SuSE /
		Mandrake.
		
		-Josh
		
		--
		Joshua Levitsky, MCSE, CISSP
		System Engineer
		Time Inc. Information Technology
		[5957 F27C 9C71 E9A7 274A 0447 C9B9 75A4 9B41 D4D1]
		
		
		
		----- Original Message ----- 
		From: "Red Hat Network" <dev-null@....redhat.com>
		Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 12:50 PM
		Subject: Red Hat Linux end-of-life update and transition
planning
		
		
		>
		> Dear jlevitsk,
		>
		> Thank you for being a Red Hat Network customer.
		>
		> This e-mail provides you with important information
about the upcoming
		> discontinuation of Red Hat Linux, and resources to
assist you with your
		> migration to another Red Hat solution.
		>
		> As previously communicated, Red Hat will discontinue
maintenance and
		> errata support for Red Hat Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 8.0
as of December
		> 31, 2003. Red Hat will discontinue maintenance and
errata support for
		> Red Hat Linux 9 as of April 30, 2004. Red Hat does not
plan to release
		> another product in the Red Hat Linux line.
		>
		> With the recent announcement of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux v.3, you'll
		> find migrating to Enterprise Linux appealing.  We
understand
		> that transitioning to another Red Hat solution
requires careful planning
		> and implementation.  We have created a migration plan
for Red Hat Network
		> customers to help make the transition as simple and
seamless as
		> possible. Details:
		>
		> ****************
		> If you purchase Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS or ES
Basic before February
		> 28, 2004, you will receive 50% off the price for two
years.[*] (That's two
		> years for the price of one.)
		>
		> ****************
		> In addition, we have created a Red Hat Linux Migration
Resource Center
		> to address your migration planning and other
questions, such as:
		>
		> * What are best practices for implementing the
migration to Red Hat
		>   Enterprise Linux?
		>
		> * Are there other migration alternatives?
		>
		> * How do I purchase Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS or ES
Basic at the price
		>   above?
		>
		> * What if my paid subscription to RHN extends past
April 30, 2004?
		>
		> ****************
		>
		> Find out more about your migration options with
product comparisons,
		> whitepapers and documentation at the Red Hat Linux
Migration Resource
		> Center:
		>
		>   http://www.redhat.com/solutions/migration/rhl/rhn
		>
		>
		> Or read the FAQ written especially for Red Hat Network
customers:
		>
		>   https://rhn.redhat.com/help/rhlmigrationfaq/
		>
		> Sincerely,
		>
		> Red Hat, Inc.
		>
		>
		> [*] Limit 10 units. Higher volume purchase inquiries
should contact a
		>     regional Red Hat sales representative. Contact
numbers available at
		>     http://www.redhat.com/solutions/migration/rhl/rhn
		>
		> --the Red Hat Network Team
		>
		>
		>
		
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