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Release Series

Overview

This guide explains what release series of RabbitMQ are currently covered by general or extended support policies, which release series is coming next, and what series are no longer supported.

For guidance on upgrades, see the Upgrade and Blue/Green Deployment Upgrade guides.

Currently Supported Release Series

Version Latest Patch First Release End of General Support1 End of Extended Support2 In service for
3.9 3.9.8 26 July 2021
3.8 3.8.23 1 October 2019 31 January 2022

1 General Support means patch releases that are produced regularly based on feedback from all users.

2 Extended Support means security patches and high-severity issues reported by users with a commercial license.

Next Release Series

As of 26 July 2021, the next release series has not been announced yet.

Release Series That are Out of Support

Version Final Patch First Release End of Life In service for
3.7 3.7.28 28 November 2017 30 September 2020 34 months
3.6 3.6.16 22 December 2015 31 May 2018 29 months
3.5 3.5.8 11 March 2015 31 October 2016 20 months
3.4 3.4.4 21 October 2014 31 October 2015 12 months
3.3 3.3.5 2 April 2014 31 March 2015 12 months
3.2 3.2.4 23 October 2013 31 October 2014 12 months
3.1 3.1.5 1 May 2013 30 April 2014 12 months
3.0 3.0.4 19 November 2012 30 November 2013 12 months

To learn more about individual releases, please see the change log.

Versions prior to v3.x

RabbitMQ v2.0.0 was released on 24 August 2010.
It reached end of life on 31 December 2012 as v2.8.7.

RabbitMQ v1.0.0 was released on 1 July 2007.
It reached end of life on 31 December 2010 as v1.8.1.

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