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Product Bulletin, No. 2163
Cisco IOS Early Deployment Release 12.2(14)SZ
This Product Bulletin describes the content and delivery information concerning Cisco IOS® software release 12.2(14)SZ on the Cisco® 7300 Series Router. For more information about the Cisco IOS software release process, please see Product Bulletin #537 at:
The Cisco 7300 Series routers are optimized for flexible, scalable, high-performance IP/MPLS services at the service provider and enterprise network edge. Providing powerful processing, a broad set of interfaces and a compact form factor, the Cisco 7300 Series routers are ideal for feature rich, multigigabit network applications.
The Cisco 7304 router is a mid-range, price/performance optimized router that utilizes a compact (4 Rack Unit), modular (4 slot) form factor. It delivers high-performance services in IP/MPLS networks and is optimized for the network edge where the service provider meets the enterprise. Targeted applications include service provider PE and IP edge router as well as service provider managed service customer premises equipment (CPE) or enterprise Internet gateway and enterprise WAN aggregation.
New Software Features in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(14)SZ
Detailed information about software features delivered in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(14)SZ is described in the respective release notes at:
Tables 1 describes the new hardware features now available on the Cisco 7304 in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(14)SZ.
Table 2 describes the software features now available in the PXF-switching path on the Cisco 7304 in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(14)SZ.
Release 12.2(14)SZ is parented off of Release 12.2S(RLS2). Table 3 below identifies the recommended migration path.
Table 3 Cisco IOS 12.2(14)SZ Migration Guide
Functionality in This Release Will Be Available Next in 12.2(14)SZ
Cisco IOS software release 12.2(14)SZ follows the standard Cisco support policy as indicated in the following link:
Table 4 describes the available feature sets, product ordering codes, image names, and memory requirements for Cisco IOS software Release 12.2(14)SZ.
Customers can download Cisco IOS Release 12.2(14)SZ software from the Cisco Software Image Library: