Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates of the Cisco® VPN/Security Management Solution 2.0. The last day to order the Cisco VPN/Security Management Solution 2.0 is September 30, 2002. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until September 30, 2005.
Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco VPN/Security Management Solution. Table 2 lists the product numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco VPN/Security Management Solution 2.1. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/cscowork/ps2330/ps4667/index.html
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco VPN/Security Management Solution 2.0
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
September 27, 2002
Last Shipment Date
The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.
December 27, 2002
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.
September 27, 2003
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.
September 27, 2003
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.
March 27, 2005
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.
September 27, 2005
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Cisco VPN/Security Management Solution (VMS) 2.0 for Windows and Solaris---10-device restricted license
Cisco VMS 2.0 for Windows (unrestricted license)
Upgrade to Cisco VMS 2.0 for Windows and Solaris---10-device restricted license
Cisco VMS 2.0 Windows (10-device restricted license)
Conversion from Cisco VMS 2.0 (10-device restricted) to unrestricted
Upgrade from Cisco Secure Policy Manager 2.x (unrestricted) to Cisco VMS 2.0 (unrestricted)
Upgrade from Cisco VMS 1.X or Cisco Secure Policy Manager 2.x (restricted) to VMS 2.0 (10-device)
PROCUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
The recommended replacement for the Cisco VPN/Security Management Solution 2.0 is the VPN/Security Management Solution 2.1.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information about the Cisco VPN/Security Management Solution, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/cscowork/ps2330/index.html 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
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