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Cisco Secure Access Control Server v2.6 - No. 1264

Product Bulletin, No. 1264

Cisco Secure Access Control Server
v2.6 for Windows 2000 & NT Available
(Support for Cisco Aironet Wireless)

Cisco Systems announces the availability of Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS) 2.6 for Windows. ACS 2.6 includes enhancements to support Cisco's Aironet® Wireless solutions. Additional enhancements provide:

  • New RADIUS support for user authentication and authorization of wireless clients accessing Cisco Aironet Wireless solutions

  • Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol (LEAP) support for Cisco Aironet Wireless

  • New dynamic wireless encryption key distribution based on RADIUS

  • Support for Windows 2000 Service Pack 1

  • New one-time token card drivers and support for Windows 2000

  • General product maintenance updates and patches

Availability

The Cisco Secure ACS 2.6 for Windows 2000 and NT release will begin shipping on January 30, 2001. New customers interested in purchasing ACS 2.6 can order this product through normal sales channels (see below for ordering information) beginning January 16, 2001.

Existing Cisco Secure ACS for Windows 2000 and NT customers with current Software Application Support (SAS) or Software Application Support and Upgrade (SAU) service contracts listing Cisco Secure ACS for Windows 2000 and NT (PN# CSNT-2.X) can use their service contract numbers to request an update from http://www.cisco.com/upgrade beginning January 16, 2001.

Existing Cisco Secure ACS for Windows 2000 and NT customers, without active service contracts, can purchase an upgrade to Version 2.6. These upgrades are available to order, through normal sales channels, beginning January 16, 2001 (see below for ordering information).

Customers who have purchased the CSNT-2.5 within the 90 day warranty period can request a copy of version 2.6 by visiting http://www.cisco.com/upgrade and selecting "warranty" as the type of upgrade.

Ordering Information

The following table provides part number information for ordering Cisco Secure ACS 2.6.

Part Number Description
CSNT-2.6

Cisco Secure Access Control Server For Windows 2000 and NT Version 2.6

CSNT-2.6-UPG

Product and license upgrade to Cisco Secure Access Control Server For Windows 2000 and NT Version 2.6 from existing ACS V.2.0 and higher

CON-SAS-CSNT

SAS Service for Cisco Secure ACS 2.6 for Windows 2000 and NT



Existing Products Affected

With the availability of ACS version 2.6, Cisco is announcing the end of sale for the following products:

Part Number Description End Of Sale Date
CSNT-2.4

Cisco Secure ACS V.2.4 for Windows NT

February 1, 2001

CSNT-2.4-UG

Cisco Secure ACS V.1.0-V.2.1 for Windows NT to V.2.4 Upgrade

February 1, 2001

CSNT-2.5

Cisco Secure ACS 2.5 for Windows 2000 and NT

February 15, 2001

CSNT-2.5-EXC

Operating System Exchange ACS 2.x on UNIX to ACS 2.5 on NT

February 15, 2001

CSNT-2.5-P2

Cisco Secure ACS 2.5 for NT/Windows 2000 w/Standard and Backup Licenses

February 15, 2001

CSNT-2.5-UPG

Cisco Secure for NT/Windows 2000, Upgrade from ACS 2.x to 2.5

February 15, 2001



Product Information

For additional product information please refer to: http://www.cisco.com/go/acs

Additional Information

For additional information or questions please send e-mail to the ACS product marketing group at ACS-MKT@cisco.com .