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2020-03-02 End of life for Apache Tomcat 7.0.x

The Apache Tomcat team announces that support for Apache Tomcat 7.0.x will end on 31 March 2021.

This means that after 31 March 2021:

  • releases from the 7.0.x branch are highly unlikely
  • bugs affecting only the 7.0.x branch will not be addressed
  • security vulnerability reports will not be checked against the 7.0.x branch

Three months later (i.e. some time after 30 June 2021):

  • the 7.0.x download pages will be removed
  • the latest 7.0.x release will be removed from the mirror system
  • the 7.0.x branch will be made read-only
  • the links to the 7.0.x documentation will be removed from tomcat.apache.org
  • The bugzilla project for 7.0.x will be made read-only

Note that all 7.0.x releases will always be available from the archive.

It is anticipated that the final 7.0.x release will be made shortly before 31 Match 2021.