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Cisco 1600 Series Routers

Cisco 1600R Series Routers - Limited IOS Support

Product Bulletin No. 1995


Cisco 1600R Series Routers to
Offer Limited Cisco IOS Support


Fewer Cisco IOS features sets to be supported in Version 12.3 Mainline; no Cisco IOS feature sets to be supported in Version 12.3T or later releases.

The end of sale (EOS) for the Cisco 1600R Series routers will be effective in February 2003. Therefore, the need to provide newer features and support all Cisco IOS® feature sets created for the Cisco 1600R Series routers is reduced.

In accordance with standard Cisco support policy, the number of new Cisco IOS 1600R Series Router feature sets supported and available for purchase via price lists and download via Cisco.com will be reduced beginning with Cisco IOS Release 12.3 Mainline. As of Cisco IOS Release 12.3T, no new feature sets for the Cisco 1600R Series routers will be supported, nor will they be available (refer to Tables 1 and 2 for availability information).

Table 1   Cisco IOS 12.3 Mainline Availability

Cisco 1600R Series Feature Set Cisco IOS
Software 12.3 Mainline Support
Migration Path
Cisco IOS IP

Yes

Cisco IOS IP PLUS

Yes

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/FW/PLUS

Yes

Cisco IOS IP/FW/PLUS/IPSEC 56

Yes

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/AT/IBM/PLUS

Yes

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/AT/IBM/FW/PLUS/IPSEC 56

Yes

Cisco IOS IP PLUS/IPSEC 56

No

Cisco IOS IP/FW/PLUS/IPSEC 56

Cisco IOS IP/FW

No

Cisco IOS IP/FW/PLUS/IPSEC 56

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/AT/IBM

No

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/AT/IBM/PLUS

Cisco IOS IP/IPX

No

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/FW/PLUS

Table 2   Cisco IOS 12.3T Availability

Cisco 1600R Series Feature Set Cisco IOS
Software 12.3T Mainline Support
Migration Path
Cisco IOS IP

No

Cisco IOS IP PLUS

No

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/FW/PLUS

No

Cisco IOS IP/FW/PLUS/IPSEC 56

No

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/AT/IBM/PLUS

No

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/AT/IBM/FW/PLUS/IPSEC 56

No

Cisco IOS IP PLUS/IPSEC 56

No

Cisco IOS IP/FW

No

Cisco IOS IP/IPX/AT/IBM

No

Cisco IOS IP/IPX

No

Assistance

For questions concerning the Cisco 1600R Series routers, please contact Lingling Zhang at: llzhang@cisco.com