Ending Support in 2027

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The following list represents products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2027. Upon retirement or end of support, there will be no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates. Go here to learn about Fixed and Modern Lifecycle policies and service packs.

If you have any questions regarding support for a product, please contact your Microsoft Account Representative. If you need technical support, visit the Microsoft Support website.

Products reaching End of Support

The following products and releases, governed by the Fixed Policy, will end support in 2027.

Product End of Support
BizTalk Server 2016
Dynamics NAV 2017
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2016
System Center 2016 Data Protection
System Center 2016 Operations Manager
System Center 2016 Orchestrator
System Center 2016 Service Manager
System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2017
January 11, 2027
HPC Pack 2016
Hyper-V Server 2016
Internet Information Services (IIS), IIS 10 on Windows Server 2016
Microsoft .NET Framework, .NET Framework 4.6.2
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (LTSB - version 1606)
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2021
Windows Azure Pack (on Windows Server 2016)
Windows Defender for Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server Update Services for Windows Server 2016
Windows Storage Server 2016
January 12, 2027
Visual Studio 2017
April 13, 2027
SQL Server 2014, Extended Security Updates Year 3
July 12, 2027
SQL Server 2017
October 12, 2027

Products moving to Extended Support

The following products will be moving from Mainstream to Extended Support in 2027. Extended Support includes security updates at no cost, and paid non-security updates and support. Additionally, Microsoft will not accept requests for design changes or new features during the Extended Support phase.

Product End of Mainstream Support
Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement Apps, version 9.x (on-premises update)
Visual Studio 2022
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021
January 12, 2027
System Center 2022 Data Protection Manager
System Center 2022 Operations Manager
System Center 2022 Orchestrator
System Center 2022 Service Manager
System Center 2022 Virtual Machine Manager
April 13, 2027

Additional Azure Changes

Below is a list of additional Azure updates, including API, SDK and tools, and feature changes. Go here for more information: Azure updates | Microsoft Azure

Azure Item Retirement
HPC Pack 2016
January 12, 2027
Azure AI Content Moderator
Windows Server 2022 on AKS
March 15, 2027
Application Gateway WAF v2 Config
Azure Data Factory Memory Optimized Data Flows
Azure Front Door (classic) SKU
Azure text to speech long audio API
Built-in Analytics: Azure API Management
Standard_M192idms_v2 VMs
Standard_M192ids_v2 VMs
Standard_M192ims_v2 VMs
Standard_M192is_v2 VMs
March 31, 2027