Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Software Release 6.0. The last day to order the affected product(s) is August 9, 2013. 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 under the terms and conditions of customers' service contract.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Software Release 6.0
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.
February 8, 2013
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
August 9, 2013
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.
August 9, 2013
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.
August 9, 2014
Last Date of Support:
The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.
August 31, 2018
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
Replacement Product Part Number
Replacement Product Description
Cisco NX-OS Release 6.0
Cisco NX-OS Release 6.1 for SUP1
Cisco NX-OS 6.0 No Payload Encryption (no CTS) for N7K-SUP1
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