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Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.1 Special and Early Deployments

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(14)AX

Document ID: 50101




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Description of the Release

Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.1(14)AX is an ED release (XED) optimized for the features listed below. This release is based upon the Cisco IOS 12.1(14)EA Software maintenance release. This release introduces two new SKUs:

  • ME-C3750-24TE-MA
  • ME-C3750-24TE-MD

New features for Metro Ethernet services are also introduced in this release:

  • EoMPLS, MPLS VPN
  • Hierarchical QoS Framework
  • VLAN translation and QinQ enhancements

Any early deployment (ED) release of software should be used in a test network before being deployed in a production network.

Product and Feature Support

 
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(14)AX will support the following platforms:

Product/Feature Image Name Memory  Requirements
Catalyst 3750
  • c3750me-i5-mz
  • c3750me-i5-tar
  • c3750me-i5k2-mz
  • c3750me-i5k2-tar
  • c3750me-i5-mz
  • c3750me-i5-tar
  • c3750me-i5k2-mz
  • c3750me-i5k2-tar
See Release Notes

Support Pages

For more information, consult the following web pages:

Release Documentation

Parent Release Documentation

Other Links

Target Market

Cisco Systems, Inc. released Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(14)AX as an Early Deployment (ED) release for the Cisco platform. It is targeted for the Service Provider market.

Lifecycle of Release

Cisco IOS Software Release Reference Guide

Milestones Y2K Compliance Release Designation
CCO FCS: February 9, 2004

MFG FCS: February 16, 2004

EOS:

EOE:

EOL:

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 12.1(14)AX - Rebuilds Schedule:
  • 12.1(14)AX1: February 16, 2004
  • 12.1(14)AX2: April 12, 2004
  • 12.1(14)AX3: June 14, 2004
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Important Notes: N/A

Interim Builds

Short-lived X releases do not provide interim builds.

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Recommended Customer Migration Path

To view the projected release date of Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(14)AX, see the Projected Release Dates for Cisco IOS Software Release Product Bulletin.

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Updated: Mar 24, 2004 Document ID: 50101