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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(20)EW and 12.2(25)EW for the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor Engine

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Cisco ® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(20)EW and 12.2(25)EW for the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor Engine. The last day to order the affected product(s) is October 29, 2008. 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 affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(20)EW and 12.2(25)EW for the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor Engine

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.

April 30, 2008

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.

October 29, 2008

Last Ship Date: OS 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.

October 29, 2008

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date: OS 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.

Software support for issues found in 12.2(20)EW and 12.2(25)EW will be addresssed in 12.2(31)SGA rebuilds

October 29, 2009

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.

October 28, 2013

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

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

S4KL3-12220EW

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP 2+/4/5 (RIP, St.Routes, IPX, AT)

S45IPB-12231SGA

Cisco CAT4500 IOS IP BASE W/O CRYPTO

S4KL3-12220EW=

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP 2+/4/5 (RIP, St.Routes, IPX, AT)

S45IPB-12231SGA=

Cisco CAT4500 IOS IP BASE W/O CRYPTO

S4KL3-12225EW

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP 2+/4/5 (RIP, St.Routes, IPX, AT)

S45IPB-12231SGA

Cisco CAT4500 IOS IP BASE W/O CRYPTO

S4KL3-12225EW=

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP 2+/4/5 (RIP, St.Routes, IPX, AT)

S45IPB-12231SGA=

Cisco CAT4500 IOS IP BASE W/O CRYPTO

S4KL3E-12220EW

Cisco IOS ENHANCED L3 Cat4500 SUP4/5 (OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS)

S45ES-12231SGA

Cisco CAT4500 IOS ENTERPRISE SERVICES W/O CRYPTO

S4KL3E-12220EW=

Cisco IOS ENHANCED L3 Cat4500 SUP4/5 (OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS)

S45ES-12231SGA=

Cisco CAT4500 IOS ENTERPRISE SERVICES W/O CRYPTO

S4KL3E-12225EW

Cisco IOS ENHANCED L3 Cat4500 SUP4/5 (OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS)

S45ES-12231SGA

Cisco CAT4500 IOS ENTERPRISE SERVICES W/O CRYPTO

S4KL3E-12225EW=

Cisco IOS ENHANCED L3 Cat4500 SUP4/5 (OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS)

S45ES-12231SGA=

Cisco CAT4500 IOS ENTERPRISE SERVICES W/O CRYPTO

S4KL3EK9-12225EW

Cisco IOS ENHNCD L3 C4500 SUP4/5, 3DES (OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS)

S45ESK9-12231SGA

Cisco CAT4500 IOS ENTERPRISE SERVICES SSH

S4KL3EK9-12225EW=

Cisco IOS ENHNCD L3 C4500 SUP4/5,3 DES (OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS)

S45ESK9-12231SGA=

Cisco CAT4500 IOS ENTERPRISE SERVICES SSH

S4KL3EK91-12220EW

Cisco IOS ENHNCD L3 C4500 SUP4/5, 3DES (OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS)

S45ESK9-12231SGA

Cisco CAT4500 IOS ENTERPRISE SERVICES SSH

S4KL3EK91-12220EW=

Cisco IOS ENHNCD L3 C4500 SUP4/5, 3DES (OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS)

S45ESK9-12231SGA=

Cisco CAT4500 IOS ENTERPRISE SERVICES SSH

S4KL3K9-12225EW

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP2+/4/5, 3DES (RIP, St.Rts, IPX, AT)

S45IPBK9-12231SGA

Cisco CAT4500 IOS IP BASE SSH

S4KL3K9-12225EW=

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP2+/4/5, 3DES (RIP, St.Rts, IPX, AT)

S45IPBK9-12231SGA=

Cisco CAT4500 IOS IP BASE SSH

S4KL3K91-12220EW

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP2+/4/5, 3DES (RIP, St.Rts, IPX, AT)

S45IPBK9-12231SGA

Cisco CAT4500 IOS IP BASE SSH

S4KL3K91-12220EW=

Cisco IOS BASIC L3 Cat4500 SUP2+/4/5, 3DES (RIP, St.Rts, IPX, AT)

S45IPBK9-12231SGA=

Cisco CAT4500 IOS IP BASE SSH

Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(31)SGA for the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps5718/ps4324/prod_bulletin0900aecd80528810.html.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(31)SGA for the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps5718/ps4324/prod_bulletin0900aecd80528810.html, or contact your local account representative.
To request information about the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(31)SGA for the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor, send an e-mail to ask-c4500-pm@cisco.com.
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