IBM AIX EOSL & Support Options

The table on the contains information about IBM AIX versions and lifecycles dates. This tables covers all versions of IBM AIX currently supported. This is not an exhaustive document. Please check with your Top Gun Representative with any questions.


IBM AIX Terminology

Latest SP is the original availability date for the most recent Service Pack for the given TL.

Next SP is the target availability date for the next Service Pack for the given TL.

End of Service Pack Support (EoSPS) is the end of the maintenance period for a TL. Fix Packs, Service Packs (SPs), and other fixes will not be created for a TL after the EoSPS.

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IBM AIX Support Lifecycle Matrix

AIX VersionRelease DateLatest SPNext SPEoSPS
AIX 7.3 TL1Dec-2228-April-23Mar-2431-Dec-25
AIX 7.3 TL0Dec-2120-May-22Feb-2331-Dec-24
AIX 7.2 TL5Nov-20April-23Nov-23To be determined
AIX 7.2 TL4Nov-199-Sep-22None30-Nov-22
AIX 7.2 TL3Sep-1825-Jun-21None30-Sep-21
AIX 7.2 TL2Oct-1731-Jul-20None31-Oct-20
AIX 7.2 TL1Nov-1619-Jul-19None30-Nov-19
AIX 7.2 TL0Dec-154-May-18None31-Dec-18
AIX 7.1 TL5Oct-179-Sep-22Feb-2330-Apr-23
AIX 7.1 TL4Dec-1519-Jul-19None31-Dec-19
AIX 7.1 TL3Nov-1321-Apr-17None30-Nov-17
AIX 7.1 TL2Nov-1230-Sep-15None30-Nov-15
AIX 7.1 TL1Oct-1129-Aug-14None31-Oct-14
AIX 7.1 TL0Sep-1016-Aug-13None30-Nov-13
AIX 6.1 TL9Nov-1314-Apr-17None30 April 2017 (EOS)

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