Cisco QoS Device Manager

Cisco QoS Device Manager Software End of Life Announcement

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Product Bulletin, No. 2288

Product Migration Options

Additional Information

Product Bulletin, No. 2288

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for
the Cisco QoS Device Manager Software

Cisco Systems® announces the end of availability of the Cisco® Quality of Service (QoS) Device Manager Software. The Cisco QoS Device Manager is a simple QoS device-management utility that has been available for download and as a configuration option on selected routers. Version 2.1.2 is the final release, and is no longer available for download. Customers will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until November 29, 2004. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the Cisco QoS Device Manager Software. Table 2 lists the part number affected by this announcement.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the CiscoWorks QoS Policy Manager solution for continued support in managing and monitoring QoS configurations in their enterprise network environments.

For additional information about CiscoWorks QoS Policy Manager, go to:

Table 1  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco QoS Device Manager

End-of-sale announcement date

The date the document that announces the end of sale and end of life of a product is distributed to the general public.

September 15, 2003

End-of-availability date

The last date to download the product from Cisco download mechanisms. The product is no longer available after this date.

October 15, 2003

End of software maintenance releases date

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.

October 15, 2003

Last date of support

The last date to receive service and support for the product. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

November 29, 2004

Table 2  Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Product Description

QDM 2.1.2 (No longer downloadable from Software Center)

Product Migration Options

Cisco recommends current Cisco QoS Device Manager software users migrate to the CiscoWorks QoS Policy Manager solution. For information about CiscoWorks QoS Policy Manager and the QoS solutions it provides, go to: For pricing and ordering information, please contact your local Cisco account manager or Cisco Channel Partner representative.

Additional Information

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