Nutanix has recently released Nutanix AOS version End of Life ( EOL ) schedule date with End of Maintenance ( EOM ) and End of Support Life ( EOSL ) bulletin for 2020 and 2021. Read more: Nutanix End of Life Terms
Nutanix AOS End Of Life Schedule
Nutanix AOS versions are going to be End of Life ( EOL), End of Maintenance ( EOM ) and End of Support Life ( EOSL ) in 2020 as mentioned following table.
|AOS version||GA Date||End of Maintenance||End Of Support Life|
|5.17.Z||May 2020||Aug 2020||Nov 2020|
|5.16.Z||Jan 2020||May 2020||Aug 2020|
( Recommended )
|Mar 2020||Long Term Support ( 2021 – 2022 )||Long Term Support ( 2021 – 2022 )|
|5.11.Z||Aug 2019||Jan 2020||Apr 2020|
( Recommended )
|Nov 2108||Jun 2020||Apr 2021|
|5.9.Z||Oct 2018||Jan 2019||Apr 2019|
|5.8.Z||Jul 2018||Oct 2018||Jan 2019|
|5.6.Z||Apr 2018||Jul 2018||Oct 2018|
|5.5.Z LTS||Dec 2017||Oct 2019||Sep 2020|
|5.1.Z||Apr 2017||Mar 2018||Dec 2018|
|5.0.Z||Jan 2017||Jan 2018||Oct 2018|
|4.7.Z||Jun 2016||Jan 2018||Jan 2019|
If you are confused on which version need to upgrade. No worry HyperHCI team could suggest you the best upgrade AOS version.
option 1 : If you are running AOS version older or equal 5.10.Z then you should upgrade to latest AOS 5.10.Z LTS version.
Option 2: If you are running AOS version between 5.11.Z to 5.15.Z then you should upgrade to latest AOS 5.15.Z LTS version.
Download – Download Nutanix AOS version
Nutanix AOS Upgrade Path
Before to upgrade any Nutanix AOS version please check the Nutanix AOS upgrade path compatibility.
Check Nutanix AOS Compatibility through this link – Nutanix AOS Upgrade path Comparability
After upgrading the Nutanix AOS version to latest recommended version then you have to upgrade the AHV version as well.
Note: Nutanix AHV version is bundled in AOS package. as you completed the Nutanix AOS upgrade after few minutes you will receive pop-up in Prism to upgrade the Nutanix AHV compatible version as well.
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