End of Public Updates for Java SE 8 - Commercial Users upgrade your package

End of Public Updates for Java SE 8 - Commercial Users upgrade your package

Hello everyone, 

Oracle has announced changes to ongoing support for Java SE 8 (Standard Edition). This forum describes how Patch Connect Plus will continue its support for Java SE 8 in January 2019 and beyond. More on this: Oracle recently announced changes to support Public Updates for Java SE 8

From January 2019 Oracle will require those who wish to continue support for Java 8 SE to subscribe to the new Java SE Subscription offering to continue to receive Java SE 8 updates. This subscription covers all Java 8 SE licensing and support needs. If you cannot migrate applications with dependencies on Java 8 over to Java 10 by then, this is your option to continue to gain security updates until you migrate. To know more about this, refer to Oracle SE Java Support Roadmap

Patch Connect Plus will continue to support Java SE 8 by using the “ Upload Patches” option. This means that Patch Connect Plus will continue to update Java SE 8 instances in your environment, but it will be based on the customer's choice to upload it into the patch repository. This change keeps both Patch Connect Plus and our customers in compliance with Oracle’s licensing for Java SE 8.

If you're facing issues in downloading Oracle patches like JRE 8, JDK 8, and JDK 11 for Windows and JRE 8 for Mac, you can go through the resolution provided in this Knowledge Base and use the Upload Patches option to install them.

Cheers, 
The ManageEngine Team