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Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.1 Special and Early Deployments

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(1)XB

Document ID: 20308


Early Deployment (ED) Release Summary



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Description of the Release

Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.1(1)XB is an S Early Deployment Release (XED). This release introduces two platform models of the Cisco 800 series:  The Cisco 827 Data only and the 827-4V Voice Model. All together, this release provides asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) support, enhanced voice functionality and more scaleable port distribution. 

The features delivered with this XED release will be immediately incorporated into Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(3)T and subsequent Cisco IOS 12.1T releases. 

 See these links for more information: 

 

Product and Feature Support

Major New Features
Platforms/Images
  • Cisco 827 has 1 Ethernet and 1 ADSL interface.
  • Cisco 827-4V supports 4 additional Foreign Exchange Station (FXS) voice ports.
  • Support all the major Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) features in Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1
  • H.323 Voice functionality support.
Cisco 827 & 827-4V
  • c827-y6-mw
  • c827-dsl-mw
  • c827v-y6-mw
  • c827v-nsy6-mw
  • c827v-dsl-mw
Based On (root)
Ported Into

Synchronization Points with Major Releases

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(1)T Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(3)T

Release Type

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(1)XB is an X Early Deployment Release. XED as a group are based on Major Releases of Cisco IOS Software. ED Releases are a vehicle to quickly deliver new functionality, addressing the need for early availability of product. These Releases provide new technologies for customers to deploy in a limited manner in their networks. Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(1)XB is a one-time release. 

Target Market

CPE Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL)Market space.

Maintenance Releases

An XED Release indicates that the release is one-time only, and maintenance for the release will come from the release on which the "X" release is based. For Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(1)XB the maintenance release would be 12.1(3)T
Projected Release Dates for Cisco IOS Software

Interim Builds

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(1)XB does not provide interim builds, but they may provide rebuilds to address catastrophic defects as they arise. Rebuilds of this release will come in the form of 12.1(1)XB1,2,3 etc ... 

Recommended Customer Migration Path

Customer Upgrade From
Customer Upgrade to
New Product Release
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(1)XB, 12.1(3)T
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.0T
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(3)T
The recommended migration path is the logical superseding release, which brings additional features and hardware support to the network without loss of previously configured functionality. 

Life Cycle

Milestones Y2K Compliance Certification Other Dates
CCO FCS:4/10/00

EOS:

EOE:

EOL:

Yes LD MFG FCS:4/17/00

Comments:

CCO Address

For more information, consult the following web pages: 

 


 


Updated: Feb 18, 2003 Document ID: 20308