Removed and deprecated items for Configuration Manager clients

Applies to: System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch)

This article describes products and operating systems that are removed from support for Configuration Manager clients, or will be removed in a future update (deprecated). It provides early notice about future changes that might affect your use of Configuration Manager.

This information may change in the future. It might not include each deprecated feature, product, or operating system.

Deprecated client operating systems

Unless noted otherwise, each supported OS is supported as a Configuration Manager client until the Extended Support End Date of that OS version. For more information about extended support end dates, see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle. If Configuration Manager support for an OS ends before the extended support end date, this article lists a deprecation date and support removal date for that OS.

Operating systems Deprecation first announced Support removed
Linux and UNIX March 22, 2018
Windows 8: Professional, Enterprise January 12, 2016 Version 1802
Windows Embedded 8 Pro January 12, 2016 Version 1802
Windows Embedded 8 Industry January 12, 2016 Version 1802
Windows XP Embedded

Includes all XP-based embedded operating systems
July 10, 2015 Version 1702
Windows Vista July 10, 2015 Version 1511
Windows Server 2003 R2 July 10, 2015 Version 1511
Windows Server 2003 July 10, 2015 Version 1511
Windows XP July 10, 2015 Version 1511
Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.8 July 10, 2015 Version 1511
Windows Mobile 6.0 - 6.5 July 10, 2015 Version 1511
Nokia Symbian Belle July 10, 2015 Version 1511
Windows CE 5.0 - 6.0 July 10, 2015 Version 1511

More information

For more information, see the following articles: