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Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.1 EOS/EOL Announcement

Table Of Contents

Product Bulletin No. 1962

Overview

Solution Impact

Upgrades

Dates

Definitions

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Product Bulletin No. 1962


Cisco MGC Node Manager 2.1
End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement

Overview

Cisco Systems announces the end of sale for the Cisco MGC Node Manager (MNM) 2.1, with an effective date of November 1, 2002. Cisco customers will continue to receive Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) support for Cisco MNM 2.1 until November 1, 2003, after which all customers are expected to upgrade.

The Cisco MNM 2.1 will no longer be orderable as of November 1, 2002. Cisco MNM 2.3.1 replaces Cisco MNM 2.1. Service-affecting bugs discovered in Cisco MNM 2.1 may be fixed in a patch or may require a newer release of Cisco MNM. Customers are encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible.

Solution Impact

Solutions affected by this announcement include:

Cisco SS7 Interconnect for Access Servers solution: Cisco SC 2200 Signaling Controller Software Release 7.4(12)

Cisco Any Service Any Port (ASAP): Cisco SC 2200 Signaling Controller Software Release 7.4(12)

Cisco PGW 2200 PSTN Gateway (Call Control and Signaling Configurations) Software Release 9.2(2)

Upgrades

Customers interested in upgrading to Cisco MNM 2.3.1 from Cisco MNM 1.5 or Cisco MNM 2.1 may purchase a base license upgrade from Cisco.com. Upgrades from Cisco MNM 2.1 are supported under Cisco Software Application Support (SAS) at no charge. The existing Cisco MNM right to use (RTU) license supports all existing Cisco MNM software versions and does not require an upgrade at this time.

Part Numbers
Description
UPG-MGC-MNM-2.3.1

Base Cisco MNM 2.3.1 Upgrade, including Cisco Element Management Framework (EMF) 3.2, Sol 8, CiscoView 5.4 CDs

SP-SAS-MGCCMNM2 CON-SAS-MGCCMNM2

Cisco SAS service for Cisco MNM Base Software 2.x and Cisco EMF 3.2


Dates

Milestone
Effective Date
End-of-sale announcement

October 15, 2002

End of sale

November 1, 2002

Discontinue contract renewal

November 1, 2002

End of maintenance

November 1, 2003

End of engineering

November 1, 2003


Definitions

End of sale—After this milestone date, Cisco MNM 2.1 will no longer be orderable.

Discontinue contract renewal— After this milestone date, no maintenance contracts will be renewed.

End of maintenance—After this milestone date, no maintenance releases will be produced for the major release.

End of engineering—After this milestone date, the software release is no longer supported by Cisco Engineering. All bug fixes and product enhancements will be applied to a newer release.

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Contact:

Jim Whitten

Product Manager