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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2695

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for Cisco VPN Client v3.5 and 3.6. The last day to order Cisco VPN Client v3.5 and v3.6 is December 12, 2004. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until December 12, 2007.

Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for Cisco VPN Client v3.5 and v3.6. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco VPN Client v4.6 (Table 3). For information about Cisco VPN Client v4.6, visit:

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Cisco VPN Client v3.5 and v3.6

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.
December 12, 2004

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 12, 2004

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 12, 2005

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 12, 2005

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 12, 2007

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 12, 2007

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by this Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

CVPN-CLNT-35-K9=
Cisco VPN Client v3.5
CVPN-CLNT-36-K9=
Cisco VPN Client v3.6

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for Cisco VPN Client v3.5 and 3.6 is Cisco VPN Client v4.6 (Table 3).

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco VPN Client v3.5 & v3.6

Cisco VPN Client v4.6

Automatic Update (Windows 2000 and Windows XP only)

-
Yes

Mutual Group Authentication Support

-
Yes

Localization for French Canadian and Japanese Languages

-
Yes

Client API Support (All Platforms except Solaris)

-
Yes

Connect on Open (Windows and Macintosh)

-
Yes

508 Accessibility Compliance (Windows)

-
Yes

Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID. For more information about Cisco TMP, visit:

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about Cisco VPN Client v3.5 and v3.6, contact your local account representative or visit:
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, visit:
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