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Product Bulletin No. 1253
IntroductionThis Product Bulletin describes the content and delivery information concerning Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.0(14)SL. This release is focused on the Cisco ESR 10000 platform. For more information about the Cisco IOS Software Release process, please see Product Bulletin 537. Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(14)SL is an early deployment (ED) release, which delivers support for the Cisco ESR 10000 platform. 12.0(14)SL is being offered for the following reasons:
•Stability release for leased-line aggregation customers
The process to deliver 12.0(14)SL is based on the Cisco IOS ED release process. Unique distinctions for 12.0(14)SL are:
•12.0(14)SL is a maintenance release with no new features added
•12.0(14)SL is based on the 12.0 Major Release, and is directly parented from 12.0S
There is a one-to-one correspondence of Maintenance Releases 12.0S and 12.0SL.
Migration GuideFigure 1 displays Cisco IOS 12.0(14)SL release functionality relative to the 12.0 and 12.0S releases. This figure also identifies the recommended migration path.
Figure 1 Cisco IOS Release 12.0(14)SL Release Train
New Features in Cisco IOS Release 12.0(14)SL12.0(14)SL is a maintenance release scheduled to be on Cisco.com by January 15, 2001. There have been no new features added to this release. There are no plans to release 12.0(12)SL and 12.0(13)SL.
12.0(12)SL and 12.0(13)SL were omitted in order to synchronize 12.0(14)SL with 12.0(14)S.
Any ED release of software should be utilized first in a test network before being deployed in a production network.
Release NotesAs always, customers are advised to do acceptance testing in their own test environments and refer to the appropriate Release Notes and caveats, before deploying Cisco IOS software in production networks. Release Notes for 12.0 are available on Cisco.com at:http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/aggr/10000/10krn/index.htm
Table 1 Cisco IOS Release 12.0(14)SL Feature Sets, Images, and Memory Recommendations
Download InformationCustomers can download Cisco IOS Release 12.0.14SL software from Cisco.com in the Software Image Library at: