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Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(0.6)WA5

Document ID: 20274


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Early Deployment (ED) Release Summary



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Description

Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.0(0.6)WA5 introduced the CH-OC12 module on Cisco 8500 series switches. This release is based on a Cisco IOS Software Release 11.3T to Cisco IOS 12.0 pre-integration branch called Cisco IOS 11.3CI (Cisco internal integration branch). It delivers features such as Layer 1 and Layer 2 Switching, Virtual LAN (VLAN), Fast Ethernet Channel (FEC), and Inter-Switch Link (ISL) over Fast EtherChannel (FEC).

For more information, see the following pages:

Target Market

Cisco Systems, Inc. released Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(0.6)WA5 to support only selected platforms.

Product Support

This release supports the LightStream 1010 (LS1010).

Related Cisco IOS Releases

This is a one-time release to bridge the gap between Cisco IOS Software Release 11.3T and Cisco IOS 12.0T. The functionality will merge to Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0WA5. For more information, see the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0.

Product/Feature Integration

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(0.6)WA5 is a one-time release which introduces the CH-OC12 on the Catalyst 8510. For more information, see the following pages:

Maintenance Releases

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(0.6)WA5 is a one-time release.

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. [an error occurred while processing this directive]

Maintenance Release Synchronization Points

Not applicable. For more information, see the Projected Release Dates for Cisco IOS Software Product Bulletin.

Recommended Migration

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If currently using Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0DB, the recommended upgrade path is Cisco IOS 12.0DB, 12.1T.

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. For more information, see the Projected Release Dates for Cisco IOS Software Product Bulletin.

Year 2000 (Y2K) Compliant

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(0.6)WA5 is Y2K compliant.

General Deployment (GD) Plan

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(0.6)WA5 will not achieve GD status. [an error occurred while processing this directive]

Life Cycle

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(0.6)WA5 will merge into Cisco IOS 12.0WA.

Comments

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Updated: Feb 06, 2003 Document ID: 20274