Lifecycle Milestones for Citrix Receiver

As with all Citrix products the Receiver versions have an end f life date. Each major version (e.g., v3.0) of a Citrix Receiver for Windows, Mac, Linux, Java, or WinCE, there is a minimum lifecycle of four years.

Component Name Version GA Date* EOM Date* EOL Date*
Receiver for Windows 3.x 24-Aug-11 24-Aug-14 24-Aug-15
Online plug-in for Windows 12.x 24-Mar-10 24-Mar-13 24-Mar-14
Desktop Lock 13.x 24-Aug-11 24-Aug-14 24-Aug-15
Receiver Updater for Windows 3.x 24-Aug-11 24-Aug-14 24-Aug-15
Receiver (Updater) for Windows 2.x 26-Aug-10 26-Aug-13 26-Aug-14
Receiver (Updater) for Windows 1.x 30-May-09 30-May-12 30-May-13
Self Service plug-in 2.x 20-Dec-10 20-Dec-13 20-Dec-14
Dazzle 1.x 23-Nov-09 23-Nov-12 23-Nov-13

 

For the other Operating Systems and up to date information (these dates are subject to change in the future) check this webpage.

Lifecycle milestone update to XenApp 5 for server 2008

In late September, Microsoft announced a change to their lifecycle support for the Windows Server 2008 operating system. This change added 18 months to the Windows Server 2008 mainstream support, moving its end of mainstream support date from Jul 9, 2013 to Jan 13, 2015. You can find more information about this lifecycle milestone change from the Microsoft lifecycle page.

As a result of this change to the Windows Server 2008, Citrix has also adjusted the end of life for XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008 by 18 months, to Jan 13, 2015. This change was made to XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008 because we understand many customers fully leverage the Microsoft platform during Microsoft’s Mainstream Support period.

Read more about Cris Lau’s blog here.

Lifecycle extension for Citrix XenApp 6 and 6.5

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop lifecycles will be extended to align with the current lifecycles of the corresponding Microsoft Server platforms through a Technical Support offering called the Extended Support Program, and

Citrix XenApp 6.0, independent of XenApp 6.5, will be given a minimum 4.5 year lifecycle to enable customers to leverage investment they have already made on XenApp 6.

Continue reading “Lifecycle extension for Citrix XenApp 6 and 6.5”

McAfee updates

Hi guys,

Here are a few updates about McAfee products:

Memory leak in MFEVTPS.EXE
Recent Microsoft security updates for Windows XP SP3 introduce a memory leak for the VirusScan Enterprise process MFEVTPS.EXE. The leak is actually from a Windows binary, Crypt32.dll, that MFEVTPS.EXE utilizes. A fix for this issue is available from Microsoft.

For more information, see KB73018: Continue reading “McAfee updates”

ePolicy Orchestrator 4.0 EOL

As of September 30th 2011 the support for ePolicy Orchestrator version 4.0 will be stopped. ePO 4.0 will no longer be tested with new releases of related products or utilities. As of this date, technical support will no longer be provided for ePO 4.0.

Customers who are still running ePO 4.0 as of 9/30/2011 will be required to migrate to a currently supported version of the product (ePO 4.5 or the following release) immediately.

For more information on End of Life and End of Support for McAfee Products, see: http://www.mcafee.com/us/enterprise/support/customer_service/end_life.html

Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 End of Support

everyone, a date has come and passed, and we wanted to make sure readers of this blog were aware of it.  As of January 11th, 2011 ConfigMgr SP1 Support has ended.  The most current Service Pack organizations should be on to remain fully supported is Service Pack 2.  Continue reading “Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 End of Support”

Retiring SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005, and BizTalk Server 2006 exams

Mainstream product support ends for both SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 (.NET 2.0) on April 15, 2011. Mainstream product support for BizTalk Server 2006 and BizTalk Server 2006 R2 end on July 12, 2011. We will be retiring the SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005, and BizTalk Server 2006 exams shown below on June 30, 2011. In other words, you won’t be able to take these exams after June 30th.  Continue reading “Retiring SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005, and BizTalk Server 2006 exams”

McAfee end of life annoucements

  • On September 30th 2011, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) 4.0 will reach its end of full service support date. ePO 4.0 will no longer be tested with new releases of related products or utilities. As of this date, technical support will no longer be provided for ePO 4.0. 
     KnowledgeBase artikel KB69534.
  • McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.5i (including supported patches), the AntiSpyware Enterprise 8.5i plug-in and McAfee Installation Designer (MID) 8.5 will reach EOS on December 31, 2011.
    KnowledgeBase artikel KB69579

EOL McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i

March 31, 2010 will be the last day of support for VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i.

Additionally, March 31, 2010 will be the last day V1 DATs will be transmitted. On April 1, 2010, McAfee Labs will no longer produce or ship V1 DATs. THIS MEANS THAT ANY V1 ENABLED PRODUCT WILL FAIL TO UPDATE DAT FILES.
 
Because VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i is reaching EOL and also depends on V1 DATS for signature updates, McAfee recommends moving to the latest supported product version.

Please refer to the following McAfee information for more details:

KB60992 (List of which products and versions use V1 vs. V2 DAT files; products with custom support through 31-Dec-10)  https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB60992

KB60404 (Basic information on v1 & v2 DAT files (Names.dat, Scan.dat, Clean.dat))  https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB60404

KB 52201 (VSE 8.0i EOL statement, original date: Jan 1, 2008)
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB52201

McAfee Product End of Life (EOL) List and EOL Policy
http://www.mcafee.com/us/enterprise/support/customer_service/end_life.html