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Cisco 12000 Series 10-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Cd End-of-Life

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Product Bulletin No. 1738


Product Bulletin No. 1738


First Version of Cisco 12000 Series Ten-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card End-of-Life Announcement

Cisco Systems is announcing the end of life (EOL) for the first version of the Cisco 12000 Series Ten-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card with the part number 10x1GE-SFP-LC(=) because it does not support output access control lists (ACLs) or output committed access rates (CARs).

The new Cisco 12000 Series Ten-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card supports all the same functionality found in the first version, plus adds support for output ACLs and CAR. It is identified by the part number 10x1GE-SFP-LC-B(=). New Cisco IOS® Software releases are required for the new version of the line card, specifically:

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(21)S or higher

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(21)ST or higher

Refer to Table 1 for important dates relating to this announcement.

Table 1  Key Dates for EOL Products

Milestone
Definition
Date
End-of-life bulletin

This document.

2/01/02

End of life for part number 10x1GE-SFP-LC

The product will no longer be orderable or visible on the Cisco price list.

1/15/02

End of hardware support

Cisco will no longer provide hardware fixes to newly discovered hardware bugs after this date.

1/15/04

End of software support

Cisco will no longer provide software fixes to newly discovered software bugs after this date.

1/15/05

End of contract renewals (1-year contracts)

1-year service contracts for this product will not be renewed after this date.

1/15/06

End of contract renewals (6-month contracts)

6-month service contracts for this product will not be renewed after this date.

7/15/06

End of support (obsolescence) (both products)

Cisco will no longer support this product after this date and it is considered obsolete. Cisco Customer Advocacy Service Logistics will no longer carry inventory for customer return material authorizations (RMAs). The Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) is no longer required to support this product.

1/15/07


For more information on the replacement line card, please review the data sheet and other product collateral on Cisco.com at:

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/pd/rt/12000/

If you have questions or need more information, please contact your Cisco account team.