Chapter 1. Support policy for OpenJDK

Red Hat supports select major versions of OpenJDK in its products. For consistency, these versions remain similar to Oracle JDK versions that are designated as long-term support (LTS).

Red Hat supports a major version of OpenJDK for a minimum of six years from the time Red Hat first introduces OpenJDK.

OpenJDK 17 is supported on Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux until November 2027.


RHEL 6 has reached the end of life in November 2020. OpenJDK 17 is not supported on RHEL 6.