Google Cloud offers a variety of support packages to accommodate your support needs. All Google Cloud Support packages include support for Anthos Service Mesh for customers who have purchased Anthos licenses. If you have an existing Anthos license, you already have support for Anthos Service Mesh.
For existing generally-available products, such as GKE and Anthos clusters on VMware, Google Cloud Support offers first line support as usual. For more information, see the following support pages:
Version Support Policy
The objective of this Version Support Policy is to provide you the flexibility to schedule upgrades when it meets your business needs, while balancing the rapid evolution of Istio, Kubernetes, Anthos clusters on VMware, GKE, and Anthos Service Mesh.
Support for Anthos Service Mesh follows the Anthos Version Support Policy. Google supports the current and previous two (n-2) minor versions of Anthos Service Mesh. The following table shows the supported versions of Anthos Service Mesh and the earliest end-of-life (EOL) date for a version.
|Release version||Release date||Earliest EOL date|
|1.12||December 9, 2021||September 9, 2022|
|1.11||October 6, 2021||July 6, 2022|
|1.10||June 24, 2021||March 24, 2022|
If you are on an unsupported version of Anthos Service Mesh, then you must upgrade to Anthos Service Mesh 1.10 or later. For information on how to upgrade, see Upgrade Anthos Service Mesh.
The following table shows the unsupported versions of Anthos Service Mesh and their end-of-life (EOL) date.
|Release version||Release date||EOL date|
|1.9||March 4, 2021||Unsupported (December 14, 2021)|
|1.8||December 15, 2020||Unsupported (December 14, 2021)|
|1.7||November 3, 2020||Unsupported (December 14, 2021)|
|1.6||June 30, 2020||Unsupported (March 30, 2021)|
|1.5||May 20, 2020||Unsupported (February 17, 2021)|
|1.4||December 20, 2019||Unsupported (September 18, 2020)|
For a list of the supported versions of GKE and Anthos clusters on VMware, see Supported environments.
To troubleshoot and resolve problems when using Anthos Service Mesh, see Troubleshooting Anthos Service Mesh step-by-step.