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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Access Registrar 3.5

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Product Bulletin No. EOL5001

Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Access Registrar 3.5. The last day to order the affected product is December 8, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until December 7, 2009. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Access Registrar 4.1. Table 2 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Access Registrar 3.5.

Milestone

Definition

Date

End-of-Life Announcement Date

The date the document that announces the end of sale and end of life of a product is distributed to the general public.

June 9, 2006

End-of-Sale Date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.

December 8, 2006

Last Shipment Date

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

March 8, 2007

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.

December 8, 2007

End of New Service
Attachment Date

For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment and/or software to an existing service-and-support contract.

December 8, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.

March 5, 2009

Last Date of Support

The last date to receive service and support for the product. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

December 7, 2009

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product
Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product
Part Number

Replacement Product Description

AR-3.5-BASE-K9

Access Registrar 3.5 Base Software

AR-4.1-BASE-K9

Access Registrar 4.1-Solaris and Linux

AR-3.5-UP-K9

Access Registrar 3.5 Upgrade

AR-4.1-UP-K9

Access Registrar 4.1 Upgrade-Solaris and Linux

AR-ADD-CACHE

AR 4.0-Add on license for CAR Identity
Cache Engine

AR-4.1-ADD-CACHE=

AR 4.1-Additional License Option-
Session Cache

AR-ADD-CACHE=

AR 4.0-Add on license for CAR Identity
Cache Engine

AR-4.1-ADD-CACHE=

AR 4.1-Additional License Option-
Session Cache

AR-ADD-CPU

Additional License Option for Additional CPU

AR-4.1-ADD-CPU=

AR 4.1-Additional License Option-CPU

AR-ADD-CPU=

Additional License Option for Additional CPU

AR-4.1-ADD-CPU=

AR 4.1-Additional License Option-CPU

AR-ADD-HLR

Additional License Option for HLR Proxy Feature

AR-4.1-ADD-HLR=

AR 4.1-Additional License Option-HLR Proxy

AR-ADD-HLR=

Additional License Option for HLR Proxy Feature

AR-4.1-ADD-HLR=

AR 4.1-Additional License Option-HLR Proxy

AR-ADD-PREPAID

Additional License Option for Prepaid Feature

AR-4.1-ADD-PRPAID=

AR 4.1-Additional License Option-Prepaid API

AR-ADD-PREPAID=

Additional License Option for Prepaid Feature

AR-4.1-ADD-PRPAID=

AR 4.1-Additional License Option-Prepaid API

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco Access Registrar is the Cisco Access Registrar 4.1.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Access Registrar 4.1. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps411/index.html.
Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/tradein/. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco Access Registrar, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/netmgtsw/ps411/prod_eol_notices_list.html or contact your local account representative.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html.
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.