When is the end of the life of the Exchange Server?

Learn when support ends for Exchange Server products: 2013, 2016 and 2019 and prepare yourself for upgrade or migration to Exchange Online.

Exchange Server is an one of the most popular mailing servers in years. Multiple Exchange on-premise versions are still actively used in organizations around the globe. The lifecycle of Exchange 2013, 2016, and 2019 is limited. Get to know when a specific Exchange version ends life.

Get to know the exact dates connected with the end of life of Exchange Server products.

End of life of Exchange Server 2013, 2016 and 2019

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General information about Exchange Server lifecycle

Exchange Server editions are supported based on a fixed schedule. You should know a few rules about the end of life of such products:

  • You need to have the most current Service Pack installed to fit into support and to support the end date
  • You need to remember that other components like Windows Server or Microsoft SQL also need to be supported
  • Fixed dates for the end of life for old Exchange products will not be extended

Exchange Server product lifecycle contains two main types of support:

  • Mainstream Support
    • Includes free support
    • Feature and bug updates, Service Packs
    • Security updates
    • Possibility to request a non-security update
  • Extended Support 
    • Only paid support
    • Security updates

Exchange 2013 end of life

End of life of support for Exchange Server 2013:

  • Mainstream support ends at 10.04.2018
  • Extended Support ends at 11.04.2023
  • End of life of Exchange 2013 is 11.04.2023

The extended date of the Exchange 2013 lifecycle requires deployed Service Pack 1.

Exchange 2016 end of life

End of life of support for Exchange Server 2016:

  • Mainstream support ends at 13.10.2020
  • Extended Support ends at 14.10.2025
  • End of life of Exchange 2016 is 14.10.2025

Exchange 2019 end of life

End of life of support for Exchange Server 2019:

  • Mainstream support ends at 09.01.2024
  • Extended Support ends at 14.10.2025
  • End of life of Exchange 2019 is 14.10.2025

What to do when my Exchange ends life?

In case your Exchange Server is out of support or it is close to the end life date you should consider migration to Exchange Online or upgrading to the newest version of Exchange Server.

Next steps you should plan when your Exchange Server ends life:

Do not wait too long with the decision to move to Exchange Online. Exchange Server is ending its life quite soon.

Conclusion

Learn about the end of life of Exchange Server products: Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016 and Exchange 2019. Learn when support ends for Exchange on-premise.

End of life of Exchange Server 2013, 2016 and 2019