Operating System Retirement Notice: Feb 3, 2015

Updated by Jared Ruckle on Jan 29, 2015
Article Code: kb/896

In accordance with the OS template retirement policy, the following OS templates will be retired from the Platform within 120 days of this posting:

  • Windows 2003 (all versions)
  • Windows 2008 (32-bit)
  • Ubuntu 10 32 bit and 64 bit
  • FreeBSD 32 bit and 64 bit
  • CentOS 5 32-bit
  • CentOS 6 32-bit

60 days from this notice (slated for early April), these templates will no longer be available in the Create Server experience. Power operations, snapshot, and archive will still be available.

120 days from the notice, Clone, Convert to Template, and Add Public IP will be disabled for affected VMs. The Platform team will also no longer respond to OS-related tickets on affected VMs.

For assistance migrating affected VMs, please reach out to your account representative.