java 1.6.0.210 query

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where specifically does java 1.6.0.210 sit within the support lifecycle, when was it released, is it supported/end of life, and how far behind in terms of patches is this version?
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Eduard GherguArchitect - Coder - Mentor

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Hi,
That’s a question that you’ll need to address to Oracle’s Java Support.
Senior Director of Technologyy
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Wikipedia actually has some good information on the support of java versions.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_version_history

Java switched to be doing updates more often (Every 6 months).  To get the current updates you have to be on one of those versions.  They do have the concept of a long term version though, that plans to get all the security updates.  Currently Java 11 is the supported long term version.  Java 6 actually got end of long term support at the end of 2018.  

So to sum it up, you are on a version of Java that is end of life.  Might be some work to upgrade since a lot of how things are packaged have updated since then.  We recently went up to 11.  

Hope this helps you out.

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