There is no 'desupport' tab, you need to dig and dig and still you find no answer to when the End of Life for 188.8.131.52
August 05, 2009 - 8:34 am UTC
part I of my response
I just went into (classic) metalink, clicked on certify -> desupport tab (blue bar reading left to right
Product Availability Desupport Notices
Just now, just right now.
clicked on database desupport notices, 'noticed' "9.2, 10g and 10gR2 " as a link, clicked on it and... http://www.oracle.com/support/lifetime-support-policy.html
Getting the "coverage for oracle technology products" document, you can see that for 9.2
Released: July 2002
Premier support ends: July 2007 (past tense)
Extended Support ends: July 2010
Sustaining support ends: indefinite
I go into metalink (new flashy thing)
There is a certify tab.
And - well...
there is a desupport tab right there (upper right hand side) - on that page after clicking the certify tab.
and I click on that...
and I pick database desupport
and now I'll just refer you to above.
It literally is click click click and you are there.