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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco License Manager 2.0

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Cisco® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco License Manager 2.0. The last day to order the affected product(s) is March 27, 2009. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco License Manager 2.0

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.

September 30, 2008

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.

April 1, 2009

Last Ship Date:
App. SW

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

June 29, 2009

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
App. SW

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.

April 1, 2010

End of New Service Attachment Date:
App. SW

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.

April 1, 2010

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
App. SW

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

June 27, 2011

Last Date of Support:
App. SW

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.

April 1, 2012

HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product

Product Description

CLM2.0-JAVA-SDK

Cisco License Manager 2.0 Java SDK

CLM2.1-JAVA-SDK-U

Cisco License Manager 2.1 Java Software Development Kit minor upgrade from Cisco License Manager 2.0 Java SDK.

One SDK is needed for each development workstation.

CLM2.1-JAVA-SDK

Cisco License Manager 2.1 Java Software Development Kit.

One SDK is needed for each development workstation.

CLM2.0-JAVA-SDK-MU

Cisco License Manager 2.0 Java SDK Upgrade from 1.0

CLM2.1-JAVA-SDK-U

Cisco License Manager 2.1 Java Software Development Kit.

One SDK is needed for each development workstation.

CLM2.0-PERL-SDK

Cisco License Manager 2.0 Perl SDK

CLM2.1-PERL-SDK

Cisco License Manager 2.1 Perl Software Development Kit.

One SDK is needed for each development workstation.

CLM2.1-PERL-SDK-U

Cisco License Manager 2.1 Perl Software Development Kit minor upgrade from Cisco License Manager 2.0 Pearl SDK.

One SDK is needed for each development workstation.

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco License Manager 2.0

Cisco License Manager 2.1

User Interface

Wizard based GUI

Improved user friendly, intuitive and simple GUI

License Transfer

Not supported

Simplifies license transfers from one device to another

Device Communication

Limited support of agentless devices

Support of agentless devices extends to the following:

Cisco Wireless Controllers
Cisco CBS 3100
Cisco Unified Communications 500 Series for Small Business-Cisco IOS Software Release 12.4(11)XW6 and later
Cisco modular Integrated Services Routers
Cisco XR 12000 Series Routers
Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Advanced Integration Module-Cisco IPS Software Release 6.0(4) and later

Reports

Basic license reports

New report added: License Expiry Report

SDK

Full functionality Java and Perl SDK

New API functions for enhanced device discovery and inventory management

License Management

Basic license types for CSL devices

Support the following new license types: usage-based temporary licenses (for Cisco Fixed Integrated Services Routers and Cisco Wireless Controllers) and subscription (for Cisco modular Integrated Services Routers).

Product Migration Options

There is no replacement available for the Cisco License Manager 2.0 at this time.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco License Manager 2.1. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7138/index.html.

Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco License Manager 2.1, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7138/index.html, or contact your local account representative.

To request information about the Cisco License Manager 2.1, send an e-mail to ask-clm-pm@cisco.com.

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.