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AIX support lifecycle information

Product Lifecycle


Lists key dates for AIX Technology Levels (TLs).


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.

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

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 EoSPS Next SP
AIX 7.3 TL0 December 2021 31 December 2024 February 2023

AIX 7.2

TL Release Date EoSPS Next SP
AIX 7.2 TL5 November 2020 to be determined 11 November 2022
AIX 7.2 TL4 November 2019 30 November 2022 9 September 2022
AIX 7.2 TL3 September 2018 30 September 2021 None
AIX 7.2 TL2 October 2017 31 October 2020 None
AIX 7.2 TL1 November 2016 30 November 2019 None
AIX 7.2 TL0 December 2015 31 December 2018 None

AIX 7.1

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

AIX 6.1

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

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01 August 2022