04 January 2011
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2011.0005 Low: RHN Satellite Server 4 - End Of Life 4 January 2011 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Red Hat Network Satellite Server v 4.2 Publisher: Red Hat Operating System: Red Hat Impact/Access: Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified Resolution: None Original Bulletin: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0001.html - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Low: RHN Satellite Server 4 - End Of Life Advisory ID: RHSA-2011:0001-01 Product: Red Hat Network Satellite Server Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0001.html Issue date: 2011-01-03 ===================================================================== 1. Summary: This is the End Of Life notification for RHN Satellite Server 4. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: Red Hat Network Satellite Server v 4.2 (RHEL v.3 AS) - noarch Red Hat Network Satellite Server v 4.2 (RHEL v.4 AS) - noarch 3. Description: On December 31st, 2010, per the life-cycle support policy, the version 4 series of Satellite and Proxy products exited Production Phase 2 marking the end of their support by Red Hat. Please reference the support policy here: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/satellite/ Though we are committed to the December 31st date for beginning the process of decommissioning Satellite and Proxy 4.x support, we recognize that our customers have woven these products very deeply into their processes and may need some time to migrate. For migration purposes, please note the following dates: - - - December 31st, 2010 - Satellite and Proxy 4.x ceased to be supported. Official support ended. Only Severity 1 issues and migration assistance will be addressed. Satellite and Proxy will continue to operate, but all customers are encouraged to migrate in a timely manner. - - - April 30th, 2011 - Satellite and Proxy 4.x active status will be terminated. Satellite and Proxy version 4.x will enter an inactive state. Satellite and Proxy communication to RHN Hosted will cease to function (for example, the satellite-sync command will no longer work). The Satellite Upgrade process starting point is outlined here: http://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Network_Satellite/5.4/html/Instal lation_Guide/s1-upgrades.html How to proceed: - - - All Satellite and Proxy 4.x users must plan to migrate to a newer version prior to April 30th, 2011. - - - If you have a Technical Account Manager, contact that person immediately to discuss migration plans. - - - Otherwise, contact support for assistance: https://www.redhat.com/apps/support/ - - - Alternatively, Red Hat Consulting can be engaged to assist with a smooth migration: http://www.redhat.com/consulting/ More information on Red Hat Consulting for Satellite can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/f/pdf/consulting/RHNSatelliteImplementation-Brochure. pdf It is critical to ensure you have a plan to migrate off of Satellite and Proxy 4.x prior to April 30th, 2011. 4. Solution: This erratum contains an rhn-satellite-config package with an updated version number to ensure the distribution of this notice; however, no changes have been made to the package. 5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 654659 - Send out Satellite 4 final EOL notice 6. Package List: Red Hat Network Satellite Server v 4.2 (RHEL v.3 AS): noarch: rhn-satellite-config-4.2.3-2.noarch.rpm Red Hat Network Satellite Server v 4.2 (RHEL v.4 AS): noarch: rhn-satellite-config-4.2.3-3.noarch.rpm These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package 7. 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