Six Months Until CentOS 6 EOL: Get Extended Support

May 7, 2020 3:07:58 PM / by Alexander Vinogradov

 

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Only six months remain until CentOS 6 reaches end-of-life. That means no more support from CentOS: no more security patches, bug fixes, or vulnerability fixes. 

Starting in November of this year, when a bug or a security issue with CentOS 6 is found, there will be no resulting patch from CentOS to fix it. Over time, these issues would compound, making the OS a ticking time bomb on your server. 

With an unsupported operating system, it’s typically only a matter of months until that system has an exploitable vulnerability. On the dark web, these vulnerabilities are shared and sold for cheap, leaving your data and systems at risk. 

Migrating to a new, supported version of the OS would solve this problem, but what If you’re not ready to migrate to do that? What can you do to keep your servers secure? Just contact CloudLinux. We’re offering extended lifecycle support for CentOS 6.

 

Easy Installation

 

Getting our extended lifecycle support for CentOS 6 is easy: just run one command to add a new repository file. You’ll continue running CentOS, while CloudLinux updates packages and provides security fixes through June of 2024. 

 

Comprehensive Protection

 

CloudLinux extended lifecycle support for CentOS 6 not only updates the Linux kernel, but the cPanel package as well. Many other packages critical for web hosting are also updated: Apache, PHP, MySQL, Glibc, OpenSSL, OpenSSH, Zlib, and more. 

 

Attractive Pricing

 

For 500+ servers, our extended lifecycle support for CentOS 6 is only $3 per server per month. No payment is due until December 2020.

 

Sign Up

 

CloudLinux extended lifecycle support for CentOS 6 begins on June 1, 2020, and runs through June of 2024. You can read more about it at https://www.cloudlinux.com/extended-lifecycle, and sign up there as well.

 

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Alexander Vinogradov

Written by Alexander Vinogradov

CloudLinux OS Product Manager

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