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FlexNet Publisher

FlexNet Publisher Lifecycle Timeline

Application Version General Availability End of Standard Lifecycle End of Limited Lifecycle Lifecycle as of Today
FlexNet Publisher 2021 R4 SP1 (11.18.3.1) 2021-12-21 2024-12-21 2027-12-21
FlexNet Publisher 2021 R4 (11.18.3) 2021-11-26 2024-11-26 2027-11-26
FlexNet Publisher 2021 R3 (11.18.2) 2021-08-09 2024-08-09 2027-08-09
FlexNet Publisher 2021 R2 (11.18.1) 2021-05-14 2024-05-14 2027-05-14
FlexNet Publisher 2021 R1 (11.18.0) 2021-02-04 2024-02-04 2027-02-04
FlexNet Publisher 2020 R4 (11.17.2) 2020-11-05 2023-11-05 2026-11-05
FlexNet Publisher 2020 R3 (11.17.1) 2020-08-05 2023-08-05 2026-08-05
FlexNet Publisher 2020 R2 (11.17.0) 2020-04-24 2023-04-24 2026-04-24
FlexNet Publisher 2020 R1 (11.16.6) 2020-01-24 2023-01-24 2026-01-24
FlexNet Publisher 2019 R3 (11.16.5) 2019-10-31 2022-10-31 2025-10-31
FlexNet Publisher 2019 R2 (11.16.4) 2019-07-18 2022-07-18 2025-07-18
FlexNet Publisher 2019 R1 (11.16.3) 2019-04-10 2022-04-10 2025-04-10
FlexNet Publisher 2018 R4 (11.16.2) 2018-12-20 2021-12-20 2024-12-20
FlexNet Publisher 2018 R3 (11.16.1) 2018-10-08 2021-10-31 2024-10-30
FlexNet Publisher 2018 R2 (11.16.0) 2018-06-28 2021-06-30 2024-06-30
FlexNet Publisher 2018 R1 (11.15.1) 2018-03-28 2021-03-31 2024-03-31
FlexNet Publisher 2017 R1 (11.15.0) 2017-11-07 2020-11-30 2023-11-30
FlexNet Publisher 2016 R2 (11.14.1) 2016-12-16 2019-12-31 2022-12-31
FlexNet Publisher 2016 R1 (11.14.0) 2016-05-24 2019-05-30 2022-05-30
FlexNet Publisher 2015 (11.13.1) 2015-06-30 2018-06-30 2021-06-30
FlexNet Publisher 2014 R2 (11.13.0) 2014-11-25 2017-11-30 2020-11-30
FlexNet Publisher 2014 (11.12.1) 2014-03-30 2017-03-31 2020-03-31
FlexNet Publisher 2013 R2 (11.12.0) 2013-09-13 2016-09-30 2019-09-30
FlexNet Publisher 11.11.1 2013-02-14 2018-02-28 2019-02-28
FlexNet Publisher 11.11.0 2012-08-31 2017-09-03 2018-09-03
FlexNet Publisher 11.10.1 2012-02-29 2017-03-01 2018-03-01
FlexNet Publisher 11.10.0 2011-07-29 2016-07-31 2017-07-31
FlexNet Publisher 11.9.1 2010-12-12 2015-12-31 2016-12-31
FlexNet Publisher 11.9 2010-07-19 2015-07-31 2016-07-31
FlexNet Publisher 10.8.10 / 11.8 2010-01-25 2015-01-31 2016-01-31
FlexNet Publisher 10.8.9 / 11.7 2009-07-30 2014-07-31 2015-07-31
FlexNet Publisher 10.8.8 / 11.6.1 2008-12-12 2013-12-31 2014-12-31
FlexNet Publisher 10.8.7 / 11.6 2008-05-22 2013-05-31 2014-05-31
FlexNet Publisher 11.5 2007-12-14 2012-12-31 2013-12-31
FlexNet Publisher 10.8.6 2007-10-26 2012-10-31 2013-10-31
FlexNet Publisher 11.4.1 2007-05-20 2012-05-31 2013-05-31
FlexNet Publisher 11.4 2006-12-18 2011-12-31 2012-12-31
FlexNet Publisher 10.8.5 2006-12-11 2011-12-31 2012-12-31
FlexNet Publisher 11.3 2006-07-26 2011-07-31 2012-07-31
FlexNet Publisher 10.8.0.7 2006-04-01 2011-03-31 2012-03-31
FlexNet Publisher 10.8.0.1 2005-07-26 2010-07-31 2011-07-31
FlexNet Publisher 10.1.3 2005-01-01 2009-12-31 2010-12-31

The date format used is YYYY-MM-DD

NOTE: Versions not listed should be assumed as past extended lifecycle.

NOTE: For a complete description of the Flexera lifecycle and end-of-life policy, see Lifecycle and End-of-Life Policy.

FlexNet Publisher Feature Component End-of-Life (EOL)

Feature Component End of Support
Trusted Storage on AIX 2019-03-31
All IPv4 (single stack) platforms 2014-11-10
Flex ID 7 2012-08-30
Flex ID 8 2012-08-30
HP (PA-RISC 32-bit) 2015-10-08
HP (PA-RISC 64-bit) 2015-10-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Itanium (64-bit) 2014-11-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux on PowerPC (32-bit) 2014-11-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux on PowerPC (64-bit) 2014-11-10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on PowerPC (32-bit) 2014-11-10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on PowerPC (64-bit) 2014-11-10
Windows on Itanium (64-bit) 2014-11-10

FlexNet Publisher Platform End-of-Life (EOL)

Platform Version End of Support
Apple OS X v10.4 2009-10-31
Apple OS X v10.5 (PPC) 2011-06-30
Apple OS X v10.5 (x86) 2012-04-30
Apple OS X v10.6 2014-02-28
Apple OS X v10.7 2015-01-31
Apple OS X v10.8 2016-01-31
Apple OS X v10.9 2017-05-31
Apple OS X v10.10 2018-05-31
Apple OS X v10.11 2019-02-28
Apple OS X v10.12 2019-06-30
Apple OS X v10.13 2020-09-30
Apple OS X v10.14 2021-09-30
Apple OS X v10.15 2022-09-30
HP HP-UX 11i v1 2010-05-31
HP HP-UX 11i v2 2011-05-31
HP HP-UX 11i v3 2021-05-31
IBM AIX 5L 5.2 2009-01-31
IBM AIX 5L 5.3 ML07 2012-10-31
IBM AIX 6.1 2017-04-30
IBM AIX 7.1 2023-04-30
IBM AIX 7.2 2023-04-30
Microsoft Windows XP 2009-10-31
Microsoft Windows 2000 2005-12-31
Microsoft Windows Vista 2012-10-31
Microsoft Windows 7 2023-07-14
Microsoft Windows 8 2018-07-31
Microsoft Windows 8.1 2021-06-20
Microsoft Windows 10, released in July 2015 2021-04-30
Microsoft Server 2003 SP2 2011-01-31
Microsoft Server 2008 2015-07-31
Microsoft Server 2008 R2 2015-07-31
Microsoft Server 2012 2018-12-20
Microsoft Server 2012 R2 2019-03-31
Microsoft Server 2016 2022-07-31
Microsoft Server 2019 2024-01-31
SUSE SLES 9 2012-01-31
SUSE SLES 10 2014-01-31
SUSE SLES 11 SP2 no longer supported
SUSE SLES 11 SP3 2019-01-30
SUSE SLES 11 SP4 2022-03-31
SUSE SLES 12 2019-07-01
SUSE SLES 12 SP1 2020-05-31
SUSE SLES 12 SP2 2021-03-31
SUSE SLES 12 SP3 TBC
SUSE SLES 12 SP4 TBC
SUSE SLES 12 SP5 TBC
SUSE SLES 15 SP1 TBC
SUSE SLES 15 SP2 TBC
Oracle Solaris 9 2012-03-31
Oracle Solaris 10 2021-06-30
Oracle Solaris 11 2025-05-31
Oracle Java SE 5 2010-03-31
Oracle Java SE 6 2012-12-31
Oracle Java SE 7 2014-12-31
Oracle Java SE 8 2018-09-30
Oracle Java SE 11 2026-09-30
Red Hat RHEL 4 2011-06-30
Red Hat RHEL 5 2014-07-31
Red Hat RHEL 6 2020-11-30
Red Hat RHEL 7 2024-06-30
Red Hat RHEL 8 TBC
SGI IRIX 6.5.30 2013-12-31
VMware ESX 4 2014-11-30
VMware ESXi 4 2014-11-30
VMware ESXi 5.x 2017-02-28
VMware ESXi 6.x 2022-09-30