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EOL/EOS for the CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution 2.3

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Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution 2.3. The last day to order the CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution 2.3 is November 19, 2007. 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 CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution 2.3. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

This announcement applies to all CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution (VMS) license types: Unrestricted, Restricted, and Basic. VMS Basic cannot be ordered directly, but instead is included with other orderable products such as certain Cisco network devices. VMS Basic will no longer be included in such bundles as of the end-of-sale date noted below.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution 2.3

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 21, 2007

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 19, 2007

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.

February 17, 2008

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.

November 18, 2008

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.

November 18, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date: App. SW

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

February 14, 2010

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.

November 18, 2010

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

CWVMS-2.3-B-SR-K9

Service Rel Only;VMS 5 Device Basic

CWVMS-2.3-R-K9

VMS 2.3 WIN 20 Device Restricted

CWVMS-2.3-RUP-K9

VMS 1.x R Major Upgrade to WIN VMS 2.3 20 Device

CWVMS-2.3-UR-K9

VMS 2.3 WIN/SOL Unrestricted

CWVMS-2.3-URUP-K9

VMS 2.X R Major Upgrade to WIN/SOL VMS 2.3 UnRestricted

CWVMS-2.3-WINB-K9

VMS 5 Device Basic License

CWVMS-DEC03RSR-K9

Service Rel Only Dec03;Req. existing VMS 2.x Restricted

CWVMS-DEC03URSR-K9

Service Rel Only Dec03;Req existing VMS 2.x Unrestricted

CWVMS-JUL05RMR-K9

Minor Rel Jul 05:Requires existing VMS 2.x R license

CWVMS-JUL05RSR-K9

Service Rel Only;VMS Restricted

CWVMS-JUL05URMR-K9

Minor Rel:Jul05:Requires existing VMS 2.x UR License

CWVMS-JUL05URSR-K9

Service Rel Only;VMS Unrestricted

Product Migration Options

There are no further CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution (VMS) releases planned beyond the 2.3 release. Customers are encouraged to migrate to the replacement product/application available for specific VMS applications as identified in Table 3.Discounted part numbers are available for customers migrating from VMS to Cisco Security Manager. Refer to the Cisco Security Manager product bulletin for details.

Table 3. VMS 2.3 Application Migration

VMS 2.3 Application

Replacement Product/Application

Firewall Management Center (MC) 1.3.5

Cisco Security Manager 3.0 or higher

Router MC 1.3.1

Cisco Security Manager 3.0 or higher

IPS MC 2.2

Cisco Security Manager 3.1 or higher

Monitoring Center for Performance (MCP) 2.0.2

Cisco Security Manager 3.0 or higher (includes Performance Monitor)

Auto Update Server 1.3

Cisco Security Manager 3.0 or higher (includes Auto Updated Server)

Resource Manager Essentials (RME) 3.5

Cisco Security Manager 3.0 or higher (includes RME 4.0.x)

Cisco Security Agent MC 4.0, 4.5, and 5.0

Cisco Security Agent 5.2 and higher (includes Cisco Security Agent MC)

Security Monitor 2.2

Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis, and Response System (MARS) 4.2 or higher

For More Information

For more information about Cisco Security Manager, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/csmanager, contact your local account representative, or send an e-mail to ask-csmanager@cisco.com.
For more information about Cisco Security MARS, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/mars or contact your local account representative.
For more information about Cisco Security Agent, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/csa 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.