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EOS/EOL Announcement For The Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2DD

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Cisco Systems ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco IOS ® Software Release 12.2DD and 12.2DX. The last day to order the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2DD and 12.2DX is December 30, 2002. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco ® Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until December 30, 2004. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2DD and 12.2DX. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.3B, 12.3T, and 12.3 Mainline, which incorporate all of the features from 12.2DD and 12.2DX. Information about these replacement products can be found at: (12.3B)

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2DD and 12.2DX




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 30, 2002

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 30, 2002

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 30, 2003

End of software 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 30, 2003

End of routine failure analysis date

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

December 30, 2003

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 30, 2003

End of service contract renewal date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.

September 30, 2003

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 30, 2004


Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

12.2(1)DX, 12.2(2)DD, 12.2(2)DD1, 12.2(2)DD2, 12.2(2)DD3, 12.2(2)DD4, 12.2(2)DX, 12.2(2)DX1, 12.2(2)DX2, 12.2(2)DX3

The listed Cisco IOS Release numbers are a comprehensive representation of maintenance releases derived from the 12.2T train. All images created from 12.2T releases, including subsequent posts are included in this End of Sale/End of Engineering/End of Life announcement.



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