06-06-2013 01:58 PM - last edited on 06-09-2013 09:08 PM by Maiko-I
I am looking for end of life server information for the following servers.
BL 680 G5
Can anyone help? or point me in the right direction?
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06-06-2013 03:34 PM
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06-07-2013 12:00 PM
The best place (as far as I know anyways) to check whether a ProLiant server is retired or not is the QuickSpecs (or Product Bulletin) documents.
Alas, as I just found out this HP web resource has fallen victim to HP's web page redesign project, but it still seems to work:
- Go to the following page:
- Type the product name in the search box and you should see a list of servers following that model.
- Select the generation you are interested in. This should open a listing of links. Open the HTML document.
- Expand the bottom most heading, typically Technical Specifications and look at the end of that section for a date.
For example on the BL460c (g1) page the following is shown:
DA-12518 41 - Version 41 - February 16, 2010 --- Retired on March 5, 2010
Note that the retire date is not the End of Service Life - HP tends to add five years to the retirement date for this, but even then its not really a hard date - more of a guideline.
If there is a more effecient manner to check for this for ProLiant servers - I am all ears (or eyes)!