Microsoft would like to inform customers that support for SSMA v4.2 family of products (including SSMA Extension Packs) is going to end on July 15th 2012. Following are the products in SSMA v4.2 family of products for which this “End of Support” notice is applicable:
The download links for these products will be removed on August 15th, 2011 even though we continue to support these product versions through July 15th 2012.
At the end of the support phase for SSMA v4.2 product family, customers will not have access to the following:
Microsoft advises customers to migrate to the latest supported SSMA product release and/or Service Pack which can be obtained from the Microsoft SQL Server website. There is no upgrade path from previous version of SSMA to the latest, hence customers need to:
The Microsoft Support Lifecycle (MSL) policy provides transparent and predictable information about the support lifecycle of Microsoft products. More information is available on the following MSL Web site: http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle.