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Re: Announcing EOL for Jessie images

On Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 10:53:19AM -0700, Noah Meyerhans wrote:
>On Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 06:02:23PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> One of our (many!) discussion topics at our sprint last week was
>> announcing the end of support for our published Jessie (Debian 8.x)
>> images. We strongly recommend that all our existing users should move
>> forward to Stretch (Debian 9.x) to ensure that they have continuing
>> security support. Jessie is no longer officially supported by Debian,
>> so our advertised cloud images should also reflect that.
>I've submitted requests to the AWS Marketplace to remove our Jessie
>listings. They haven't yet acted on these requests, but they should do
>so in the coming week.
>I will also update the Jessie (and wheezy!?) listings on the wiki to
>indicate that they're unsupported. I will remove references to specific
>AMI IDs, but will include a note that previous versions of the wiki
>pages contain such entries if somebody really really needs them and
>understands what they're getting by launching one.

Cool. I've just moved the last jessie OpenStack image into our archive
area and added a notice about the EOL in the page at


Now to disable the cron job that complains about missing updates in
those images, or I'll get all the spam... :-)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
Welcome my son, welcome to the machine.

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