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EOL/EOS Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(18)S for 7200 Series and 7301 Routers

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Product Bulletin No. Eol4106

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(18)S for the Cisco 7200 Series and Cisco 7301 Routers. The last day to order the affected product is November 17, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 16, 2011.

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 IOS Software Release 12.2(28)SB or later on the Cisco 7200 Series and
Cisco 7301 Routers.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(18)S for the Cisco 7200 Series and Cisco 7301 Routers

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.

May 19, 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.

November 17, 2006

Last Ship 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.

February 15, 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.

November 17, 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.

November 17, 2007

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

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

February 12, 2011

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.

November 16, 2011

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

S72A-12218S

Cisco 7200 Series IOS Enterprise

S72A-12228SB

Cisco 7200 Series IOS Enterprise

S72AR1K91-12218S

Cisco 7200 Series IOS Enterprise/SNASW Secured Shell 3DES

S72AR1K91-12228SB

Cisco 7200 Series IOS Enterprise/SNASW
SSH 3DES

S72BS-12218S

Cisco 7200 Series IOS Desktop/IBM

S72BS-12228SB

Cisco 7200 Series IOS Desktop/IBM

S72C-12218S

Cisco 7200 Series IOS IP

S72C-12228SB

Cisco 7200 Series IOS IP

S72CK91-12218S

Cisco 7200 Series IOS IP Secured
Shell 3DES

S72CK91-12228SB

Cisco 7200 Series IOS IP SSH 3DES

S72ZK91-12218S

Cisco 7200 Series IOS Service Provider/Secure Shell 3DES

S72ZK91-12228SB

Cisco 7200 Series IOS Service Provider/SSH 3DES

S731A-12218S

Cisco 7301 Series IOS Enterprise

S731A-12228SB

Cisco 7301 Series IOS Enterprise

S731AHK91-12218S

Cisco 7301 Series IOS Enterprise/FW/IDS Secured Shell 3DES

S731AHK9-12314T

Cisco 7301 IOS Enterprise/FW/IDS IPSEC 3DES

S731C-12218S

Cisco 7301 Series IOS IP

S731C-12228SB

Cisco 7301 Series IOS IP

S731CHK91-12218S

Cisco 7301 Series IOS IP/FW/IDS Secured Shell 3DES

S731CHK9-12314T

Cisco 7301 IOS IP/FW/IDS IPSEC 3DES

S731CK91-12218S

Cisco 7301 Series IOS IP Secured Shell 3DES

S731CK91-12228SB

Cisco 7301 Series IOS IP SSH 3DES

S731Z-12218S

Cisco 7301 Series IOS Service Provider

S731Z-12228SB

Cisco 7301 Series IOS Service Provider

S731ZK91-12218S

Cisco 7301 Series IOS Service Provider/Secured Shell 3DES

S731ZK91-12228SB

Cisco 7301 Series IOS Service Provider/SSH 3DES

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(18)S for the Cisco 7200 Series and Cisco 7301 Routers is the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(28)SB or later.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(28)SB or later. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6566/prod_release_note09186a00805fba1f.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.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through Cisco's Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/ordering/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_program_description.html

FOR MORE INFORMATION

• For more information about the Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(18)S for the Cisco 7200 Series and Cisco 7301 Routers, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.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