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Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.0 T

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0DA

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Early Deployment (ED) Release Summary



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Description

Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.0DA is based on Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0T and provides underlying support for Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) technology supported on the Cisco 6260 DSL, Cisco 6130, and 6100 DSL Access Concentrators that are configured with NI-2 hardware.

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(5)DA was released at the end of August 1999.

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0DA provides regular maintenance revisions until end of engineering (EOE).

Note that Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0DA is a limited life release with regular maintenance and support available until a future mainline Cisco IOS release is available (targeted for the fourth quarter of 1999). At that time, all customers running Cisco Software Release IOS 12.0DA are required to upgrade to the new release for regular maintenance and support.

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(5)DA runs on the NI-2 system card of the Cisco 6260. The NI-2 system card is available as an option on the Cisco 6100 and 6130. The following features are supported in Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(5)DA1:

  • Support for the Cisco IOS command line interface (CLI).
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) agent support for communicating between the Cisco 6260 and the DSL Access Manager (Enhanced Monitoring Services (EMS) for the Cisco 6260).
  • Configuration of platform interfaces and system-wide parameters including DSL access modem and WAN interfaces.
  • Support for ATM provisioning and configuration including both permanent virtual circuits (PVCs) and switched virtual circuits (SVCs).
  • Monitoring status and traffic flow for each interface.
  • Display, investigation, and disabling of critical, major, and minor alarms.
  • Maintenance support for isolation and resolution of problems.
The following feature set licenses will be available:
  • S6Z0000-12.0D1 - Base Image
  • FL6ZSTD-12.0D1 - Feature License, Subtend Feature Set
  • FL6ZQOS-12.0D1 - Feature License, ATM Quality of Service (QoS)
  • FL6ZAPC-12.0D1 - Feature License, Access Protection
  • FL6ZSIG-12.0D1 - Feature License, ATM Signaling Support
  • FL6ZPRE-12.0D1 - Feature License, all features
For more information, see the following pages:

Target Market

Cisco Systems, Inc. released Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(5)DA with DSL support and service on Cisco's 6000 family of DSL Access Concentrators.

Product Support

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(5)DA is supported on the Cisco 6260 DSL Access Concentrator. It is also supported on the Cisco 6100 and 6130 DSL platforms, provided they are configured with an NI-2 system card. The NI-2 system card is the processing engine that runs the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(5)DA release.
Series Software Product Number
Cisco 6260 [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Cisco 6130 [an error occurred while processing this directive]

Related Cisco IOS Releases

The ED releases based on Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0 regularly synchronize with either the Cisco IOS 12.0 main line or Cisco IOS 12.0T to inherit bug fixes. For more information, see the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0 page.

Product/Feature Integration

New features are added to the maintenance releases of Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(5)DA. For more information, see the following pages:

Maintenance Releases

There will be a maintenance version of this release every seven weeks. Maintenance releases are fully synchronized to either Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0 or Cisco IOS 12.0T as appropriate.

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.
7-week maintenance cycle: Cisco IOS 12.0DA will provide a maintenance release every seven weeks.
13-week maintenance cycle: Not applicable

Maintenance Release Synchronization Points

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0DA regularly synchronizes with its parent release. For more information, see the Projected Release Dates for Cisco IOS Software Product Bulletin.

Recommended Migration

It is recommended to upgrade from Cisco IOS Software Release 11.3DA to 12.0DA. It is also recommended to upgrade from Cisco IOS 12.0DA to 12.1(x).

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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 12.0DA is Y2K compliant.

General Deployment (GD) Plan

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(5)DA is not targeted for GD certification. For more information, see the Cisco IOS Software Release Dates and Milestones.

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Life Cycle

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0(5)DA will follow the standard Cisco life cycle.

Comments

For more information, see the following pages:

Support Pages:

  • Product Bulletins [an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive]

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Updated: Oct 28, 2003 Document ID: 20281