It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Confirmation of Hipchat Server support levels

Is the following still the case regarding end of life policy for Hipchat Server 2.4?
https://confluence.atlassian.com/support/atlassian-support-end-of-life-policy-201851003.html

We have developed chat bots that integrate with Hipchat Server and cannot quickly replace it. I don't care about new functionality, we're happy with it as it runs, but we'd very much appreciate confirmation that this is true and Hipchat Server is being supported till June of 2020. Thanks.

2 answers

1 vote
Mirek Community Leader Jun 04, 2019

Basically yes. If you are using HipChat server 2.4 and have a valid HipChat license you should get Atlassian support until EOL.  

Here is an official info

http://blog.developer.atlassian.com/30-days-stride-hipchat-eol/

0 votes
ryans Atlassian Team Jun 07, 2019

Hi Nick,

Be aware, when the license expires, a few features are disabled on Hipchat.
One of the features that is disabled, is the ability to add new users.

For details check the page
https://confluence.atlassian.com/hipchatkb/functionality-lost-as-hipchat-server-license-expires-816521218.html

Best Regards,

Davy,
Thanks for that info. We extensively make use of the Hipchat API and other features that make chat bots and alerts active in Hipchat Server. We have several years worth of work that have went into Hipchat since beta.

On the page you linked, it says this at the bottom:
As of July, 2018 Atlassian will no longer issue new HipChat Server or HipChat Data Center licenses. If you have an existing license, we can renew the license up until July 26th, 2019. Please contact us to get started.

On our license page it says this:
This license is valid until 26 July 2019. To continue using your software past that date, you must purchase a renewal.

The "Renew" button is not provided, however.

Are we not allowed to extend support for a year?

David Maye Atlassian Team Jun 07, 2019

Hi Nick,

HipChat Server/Data Center licenses cannot be renewed past the July 26th, 2019 date as specified on the linked documentation.

If you need additional time beyond the license expiration date to look for other chat solutions and migrate off the platform, we're happy to provide an evaluation license for an additional month or two to help out with that, just contact us to get the ball rolling.

Keep in mind that the core chat services will still function normally (API, chats, file uploads, etc) after the license expires, so your bots should be unaffected.

If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to use directly.

Cheers,
-David
HipChat Server/Data Center Premier Support Engineer II | Atlassian

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Hipchat

Hipchat Cloud and Stride have reached End of Life (updated)

All good things come to an end - thanks to all our customers and partners who have been along the Hipchat and Stride journey with us.  As of Feb 15th 2019, Hipchat Cloud and Stride have reached ...

35,209 views 9 8
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you