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AIX support lifecycle information

Product Lifecycle


Abstract

Lists key dates for AIX Technology Levels (TLs).

Content

Latest SP is the original availability date for the most recent Service Pack for the given TL.

Next SP is the target availability date for the next Service Pack for the given TL.

End of Service Pack Support (EoSPS) is the end of the maintenance period for a TL.  Fix Packs, Service Packs (SPs), and other fixes will not be created for a TL after the EoSPS.

NOTE: This page does not indicate the End of Service (EOS) date for an AIX release unless that date has passed. AIX EOS dates are listed on the IBM Software Lifecycle page.


AIX 7.3

TL Release Date Latest SP Next SP EoSPS
AIX 7.3 TL0 December 2021 20 May 2022 March 2023 31 December 2024


AIX 7.2

TL Release Date Latest SP Next SP EoSPS
AIX 7.2 TL5 November 2020 20 May 2022 2 December 2022 To be determined
AIX 7.2 TL4 November 2019 9 September 2022 None 30 November 2022
AIX 7.2 TL3 September 2018 25 June 2021 None 30 September 2021
AIX 7.2 TL2 October 2017 31 July 2020 None 31 October 2020
AIX 7.2 TL1 November 2016 19 July 2019 None 30 November 2019
AIX 7.2 TL0 December 2015 4 May 2018 None 31 December 2018


AIX 7.1

TL Release Date Latest SP Next SP EoSPS
AIX 7.1 TL5 October 2017 9 September 2022 March 2023 30 April 2023
AIX 7.1 TL4 December 2015 19 July 2019 None 31 December 2019
AIX 7.1 TL3 November 2013 21 April 2017 None 30 November 2017
AIX 7.1 TL2 November 2012 30 September 2015 None 30 November 2015
AIX 7.1 TL1 October 2011 29 August 2014 None 31 October 2014
AIX 7.1 TL0 September 2010 16 August 2013 None 30 November 2013


AIX 6.1

TL Release Date Latest SP Next SP EoSPS
AIX 6.1 TL9 November 2013 14 April 2017 None 30 April 2017 (EOS)

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Modified date:
20 September 2022

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