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EOL For Cisco Catalyst OS for the Catalyst 4000 Series, 4912G, 2948G and 2980G-A

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PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2990
This product bulletin summarizes the end-of-software-maintenance-support plan for all Cisco® Catalyst® Operating System (Catalyst OS) releases on the Cisco Catalyst 4000 Series and the Catalyst 4912G, Catalyst 2948G, and Catalyst 2980G-A switches. The last day for Catalyst OS software maintenance support will differ based on the particula r product. Table 1 lists the end-of-software-release dates. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.

Table 1. End of Catalyst OS Software Maintenance Release Support for Select Catalyst 4000 Series Products

Part Number

Product Description

Product Bulletin

End of Catalyst OS Software Maintenance Releases Date

WS-X4012(=)

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine I, Console (DB-25) / Mgt. (RJ-45):

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/prod_eol_notice09186a00801eb0ae.html

2391

July 26, 2005

WS-X4013(=)

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine II, Console (RJ-45), Mgt. (RJ-45):

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/prod_eol_notice09186a0080225602.html

2483

May 3, 2006

WS-C4912G

Catalyst Gigabit Ethernet Switch, 12-1000BaseX (GBIC slots):

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/prod_eol_notice09186a00802255f2.html

2482

November 3, 2005

WS-C2948G

Catalyst 2948G Switch,48 10/100TX(RJ-45) + 2 1000X GBIC Slots:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/prod_eol_notice09186a00802255f2.html

2482

November 3, 2005

WS-C2980G-A

Catalyst 2980G-A Switch, 80 10/100(RJ45) +2 GE GBIC Slots:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/prod_eol_notice09186a00802255f2.html

2482

November 3, 2005

Please note that there are additional hardware bundles and products that are not listed in Table 1 but are included in the product bulletins listed in Table 1. Additionally, end-of-sale dates will differ, depending on the specific Cisco Catalyst hardware product. Customers are encouraged to review specific product bulletins with their respective end-of-sale and end-of-support dates.

Table 2. Catalyst OS Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

File Name

Product Description

SC4K-SUP-5.X.X(=)

cat4000.5-X-X.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image, Rel. 5.x

SC4K-SUPCV-5.X.X(=)

cat4000-cv.5-X-X.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image with CiscoView, Rel. 5.x

SC4K-SUP-6.X.X(=)

cat4000.6-X-X.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image, Rel. 6.x

SC4K-SUPK9-6.X.X(=)

cat4000-k9.6-X-X.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image with SSH, Rel. 6.x

SC4K-SUPCV-6X.X(=)

cat4000-cv.6-X-X.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image with CiscoView, Rel. 6.x

SC4K-SUPK8-7.X.X(=)

cat4000.k8.7-X-X.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image, Rel. 7.x

SC4K-SCVK8-7.X.X(=)

cat4000-cv.7-X-X.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image with CiscoView, Rel. 7.x

SC4K-SUPK9-7.X.X(=)

cat4000-k9.7-X-X.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image with SSH, Rel. 7.x

SC4K-SUPK8-8.X.X(=)

cat4000-k8.8-X-X-XXX.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image, Rel. 8.x

SC4K-SUPK9-8.X.X(=)

cat4000-k9.8-X-X-XXX.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image with SSH, Rel. 8.x

SC4K-SCVK8-8.X.X(=)

cat4000-cv.8-X-X-XXX.bin

Catalyst 4000 Supervisor Engine Flash Image with CiscoView, Rel. 8.x

     

The above Catalyst OS product part numbers apply to all product bulletins listed in Table 1. For actual End-of-Life milestones and dates, please go to the specific product bulletin listed in Table 1, as dates will differ, depending on the specific Cisco Catalyst hardware product.

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for Cisco Catalyst OS software on the Cisco Catalyst 4000/4500 Series switches is Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.2(25)EWA2 or later with the Catalyst 4500, IOS based supervisor engines. For more information on the Catalyst 4500 Series products, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps4324/index.html

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information please go to:
http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice.

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