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Cisco IOS Software Releases 11.1

Cisco IOS Software Release 10.x

Document ID: 18848


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Description

The Cisco IOS® Software 10.x releases were introduced in 1993 and have all reached end of sale (EOS) and end of life (EOL). Cisco IOS Software Release 10.0, also known as the A train, provided very important internetworking capabilities to the routers. Advanced routing features such as Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), Border Gateway Protocol version 4 (BGP4), NetWare Link Services Protocol (NLSP), E1 Primary Rate Interface (PRI) signaling, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) compression, new dial-on-demand routing (DDR) protocols, fast call rerouting, and Link Access Procedure, Balanced (LAPB) were introduced with this release.

The following Cisco IOS Software Release 10.x versions were released:

  • Cisco IOS Software Release 10.0(x) through 10.3(x).
  • Cisco IOS Software Release 10.0(1) through 10.0(14) reached EOS in May 1996.
  • Cisco IOS Software Release 10.1(1) through 10.1(3).
  • Cisco IOS Software Release 10.2(1) first customer shipped (FCS) on October 4, 1994, and delivered maintenance releases through 10.2(15). It reached end of engineering (EOE) on December 30, 1996.
  • Cisco IOS Software Release10.2(9) was the first Cisco IOS to achieve general deployment (GD) status.
  • Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(1) was released on April 13, 1995, and delivered maintenance releases through 10.3(19).
  • Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(3) introduced Terminal Access Controller Access Control System Plus (TACACS+) and Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) features.
  • Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(15) achieved GD status on October 7, 1996.
  • Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(19) was the last regularly scheduled release of Cisco IOS 10.3, and was posted on Cisco Connection Online (CCO) on July 28, 1997. Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(19) was produced as spares only, could not be ordered, and was migrated to Cisco IOS 11.0. Cisco IOS 10.3 reached end of engineering (EOE) on August 4, 1997.

Target Market

Cisco Systems, Inc. released Cisco IOS Software for all active platforms.

Product Support

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Related Cisco IOS Releases

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Product/Feature Integration

New products and features were integrated into each maintenance release:
  • AGS+/AGS/MGS/CGS/ASM with a CSC/4 processor board, not with a CSC/3 processor board.
  • Cisco 7505 support was added to Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(3).
  • Cisco 7513 support was added to Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(6).
  • Cisco 7000/7010 support was added to all Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases.
  • Cisco 4700 support was added to Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(5).
  • Cisco 4000/4000M/4500 support was added to all Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases.
  • Cisco 310x and Cisco 3x04 (not Cisco 3202) support was added to all Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases.
  • Cisco 2501 through 2504, Cisco 2505, and Cisco 2507 support was added to all Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases.
  • Cisco 2509 through 2512 and Cisco 2513 through 2515 was added to all Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases.
  • Cisco 2516 support was added to Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(2).
  • Cisco 2517 support was added to Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(4).
  • Cisco 1003 support was added to Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(3).
  • Cisco 1004 support was added to Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(5).
  • Cisco 1005 support was added to Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3(6).
  • Cisco CS-500 (Access Server) support was added to all Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases.
  • Cisco AP-EC (AccessPro Server Ethernet/Serial Router Card) support was added to all Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases.
  • Cisco AP-RC (AccessPro Server Token Ring/Serial Router Card) support was added to all Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases.
For more information, see the following pages:

Maintenance Releases

Cisco IOS Software Release 9.x has reached EOL.

Interim Builds

Interim builds are not recommended and are not fully tested. Customers will only be provided with interim builds when a critical defect renders the maintenance release unusable. For more information, see the Cisco IOS Software Releases page.

7-week maintenance cycle: Cisco IOS Software Release 9.x has reached EOL.
13-week maintenance cycle: Not applicable

Maintenance Release Synchronization Points

For more information, see the following pages:

Recommended Migration

If currently using Cisco IOS Software Release 10.x, the recommended upgrade path is to Cisco IOS Software Release 11.1(x) or 11.2(x).

The migration path is the logical superseding software. The uniqueness of each network requires that customers verify support for hardware, features, and protocols prior to a massive network upgrade.

Year 2000 (Y2K) Compliant

The Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases have not been found to be Y2K compliant.

General Deployment (GD) Plan

Cisco IOS Software Release 10.3 achieved GD certification at Cisco IOS 10.3(15).

Life Cycle

The Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases have reached EOL. For more information, see the Cisco IOS Software: Release 10.3 Milestones page.

Comments

The Cisco IOS Software 10.x releases have reached EOL. There is no customer support for those releases.

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Updated: Aug 16, 2002 Document ID: 18848