Products Reaching End of Support for 2022

Applies to: Lifecycle

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Published: June 2019
Update: September 2019

The following list represents products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2022. 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. 

For a comprehensive list of Microsoft products and their lifecycle policy timelines, including migration options, please search the Microsoft Lifecycle Product Database.

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 governed by the Fixed Policy: The following products, governed by the Fixed Policy, will end support in 2022.

Product (Fixed Policy)

End of Support

Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011

January 11, 2022

Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server

April 12, 2022

Cloud Platform System
Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Core
SQL Server 2012
System Center 2012 App Controller 
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager 
System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager 
System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection 
System Center 2012 Operations Manager 
System Center 2012 Orchestrator 
System Center 2012 Service Manager 
System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager 
System Center 2012 R2 App Controller
System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager 
System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager
System Center 2012 R2 Endpoint Protection 
System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager
System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator
System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager
System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
Windows Azure Pack (on Windows Server 2012 R2)
Windows Azure Pack V2 Web Sites

July 12, 2022

Forefront Identity Manager 2010
Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 

October 11, 2022

Azure StorSimple 8000 Series
Azure StorSimple 1200 Series

December 31, 2022


Products moving to Extended Support: The following products will be moving from Mainstream to Extended Support in 2022. Extended Support lasts for a minimum of 5 years and 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.


End of Mainstream Support

BizTalk Server 2016 (all editions)
Dynamics NAV 2017
Host Integration Server 2016
HPC Pack 2016
Hyper-V Server 2016
Microsoft Internet Information Services 10.0
System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager
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
Windows Defender for Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 (all editions)
Windows Server Update Services for Windows Server 2016
Windows Storage Server 2016

January 11, 2022

Visual Studio 2017

April 12, 2022

SQL Server 2017 on Linux (all editions)
SQL Server 2017 on Windows (all editions)

July 13, 2022

Dynamics AX 2012 R3
Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2016 LTSB
October 11, 2022


Change Log

September 2019 edits
REMOVED: Windows Azure Pack (on Windows Server 2016)


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