First published on TECHNET on Mar 30, 2018
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 has a support and servicing lifecycle during which we provide new features, software updates, security fixes, etc. This lifecycle lasts for a minimum of 10 years from the date of the product’s initial release. The end of the lifecycle is known as the product’s end of support . Configuration Manager 2007 reaches the end of its support lifecycle on July 9, 2019. We strongly recommend that you migrate your Configuration Manager 2007 infrastructure as soon as possible to the latest version of Configuration Manager (current branch) .
Q1: What does end of support mean for me?
A1: Although Configuration Manager 2007 will continue to function after July 2019 the following conditions will apply to the software:
Q2: When does extended support end for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010?
A2: July 9, 2019. For more information, go to the Support Lifecycle page.
Q3: Will I continue to get definition updates for FEP 2010?
A3: Microsoft plans to discontinue definition, engine, and platform updates for FEP 2010 once the end of support is reached. This discontinuation may occur without any notice.
Q4: What should I do to prepare?
A4: To prepare for end of support, we recommend that you do the following:
Q5: What else should I consider?
A5: Windows 7 and Office 2010 both reach the end of their support lifecycle in 2020. Please review the upgrade options for both products.
For more information please read KB 4096323 Support for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 ends July 9, 2019 .