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Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2 S

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2S

Document ID: 64640




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Description of the Release

Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.2S is an Early Deployment release based on Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2 mainline in order to consolidate Cisco IOS features and platforms as a solution for large scale SP and Enterprise customers.

The ultimate goal of this release is to unify Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.0S and 12.1E into a single release that supports critical scaling, high availability features, and updated IP Routing infrastructure.

The three key phases of deployment for Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2S are:

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(9)S LCS

  • This release is controlled and limited to selected customers for the purpose of early adoption and beta testing.
  • This release is available to enterprise and SP customers on 7200, 7500, 6500/7600, and 7400 platforms.
  • This release is available on Cisco.com (hidden post) and is protected by password.
  • This release is not advertised to customers worldwide.
  • This release is not available for orders or revenue.
  • There is no MFG shipment for this release.

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(11)S RLS1

  • This release is controlled and limited to selected customers for the purpose of early adoption and beta testing.
  • This release is available to enterprise and SP customers on 7100, 7200, 7500, and 7400 platforms.
  • This release is available on Cisco.com (hidden post) and is protected by password.
  • This release is not advertised to customers worldwide.
  • This release is not available for orders or revenue.
  • There is no MFG shipment for this release.

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(?)S RLS2

  • This release is productized for the first Cisco IOS Software 12.2S FCS release.
  • This release is commercially available to enterprise and service provider customers on the 7100, 7200, 7400, 7500, and 6500/7600 platforms.
  • This release is available from MFG and for download on Cisco.com.
  • This release is advertised to customers worldwide.
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Product and Feature Support

 
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(9)S LCS supports these platforms:

Product/Feature Image Name Memory  Requirements
Cisco 7200 C7200-boot-mz
c7200-p-mz
c7200-js-mz
See Release Notes
Cisco 7400 C7400-kboot-mz
c7400-p-mz
c7400-js-mz
See Release Notes
Cisco 7500, 6500/7600 Rsp-boot-mz
Rsp-pv-mz
Rsp-jsv-mz
C6msfc2-jsv-mz
c6sup12-jsv-mz
c6sup22-jsv-mz
See Release Notes

Feature/Featurette Highlights for Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(9)S LCS:

  • IPv6 Phase I
  • IP Routing
  • VRRP
  • Multicast Enhancements
  • dGRE Tunneling
  • MPLS VPN-Phase 1
  • 7400
  • 12.1(8)E – Cat6500/7600

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(11)S RLS1 supports these platforms:

Product/Feature Image Name Memory  Requirements
Cisco 7100 c7100-boot-mz
c7100-ik9s-mz
c7100-ik8s-mz
c7100-jk9o3s-mz
c7100-jk8o3s-mz
See Release Notes
Cisco 7200 c7200-a3js-mz
c7200-boot-mz
c7200-dk9o3s-mz
c7200-ds-mz
c7200-ik8o3s-mz
c7200-ik8s-mz
c7200-ik9o3s-mz
c7200-ik9s-mz
c7200-io3s-mz
c7200-is-mz
c7200-jk8o3s-mz
c7200-jk8s-mz
c7200-jk9o3s-mz
c7200-jk9s-mz
c7200-jo3s-mz
c7200-js-mz
c7200-kboot-mz
c7200-p-mz
See Release Notes
Cisco 7400 c7400-a3js-mz
c7400-dk9o3s-mz
c7400-ds-mz
c7400-ik8o3s-mz
c7400-ik8s-mz
c7400-ik9o3s-mz
c7400-ik9s-mz
c7400-io3s-mz
c7400-is-mz
c7400-jk8o3s-mz
c7400-jk8s-mz
c7400-jk9o3s-mz
c7400-jk9s-mz
c7400-jo3s-mz
c7400-js-mz
c7400-kboot-mz
c7400-p-mz
See Release Notes
Cisco 7500 rsp-a3jk9sv-mz
rsp-a3jsv-mz
rsp-a3jk8sv-mz
rsp-dsv-mz
rsp-dk8sv-mz
rsp-ik9o3sv-mz
rsp-ik9sv-mz
rsp-io3sv-mz
rsp-ik8o3sv-mz
rsp-isv-mz
rsp-ik8sv-mz
rsp-jk9o3sv-mz
rsp-jk9sv-mz
rsp-jo3sv-mz
rsp-jk8o3sv-mz
rsp-jsv-mz
rsp-jk8sv-mz
rsp-p-mz
rsp-pv-mz
rsp-boot-mz
See Release Notes

Feature/Featurette Highlights for Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(11)S RLS1:

  • IPv6 Phase II
  • MPLS Phase II
  • Multicast VPN
  • CEFv6
  • IP Routing Enhancements
  • 7200 NPE-G1

Support Pages

For more information, consult these web pages:

Release Documentation

Parent Release Documentation

Other Links

Target Market

Cisco Systems, Inc. released Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2S for the Large-scale Service Provider Networks Enterprise Networks.

Lifecycle of Release

Cisco IOS Software Release Reference Guide

Milestones Y2K Compliance Release Designation
12.2(9)S LCS:

Hidden CCO Post: May 14, 2002
MFG FCS: N/A
EOS: N/A
EOE: N/A
EOL: N/A

12.2(11)S RLS1:

Hidden CCO Post: July 1, 2002
MFG FCS: N/A
EOS: N/A
EOE: N/A
EOL: N/A

12.2(?)S RLS2:

Hidden CCO Post: December, 2002
MFG FCS: December, 2002
EOS: TBD
EOE: TBD
EOL: TBD

Yes ED Release

Maintenance Releases

It is highly recommended that Release Notes are used to determine if a maintenance release should be used. Release Notes provide announcements of new features and a summary of known caveats at the time of the renumber.

Maintenance Cycle Download Image
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2S - Event driven (12 weeks)

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Important Notes: N/A

Interim Builds

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Recommended Customer Migration Path

In order to view the projected release date of Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2S, refer to the Projected Release Dates for Cisco IOS Software Release Product Bulletin.



Updated: Apr 21, 2005 Document ID: 64640