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.
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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