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Updated:January 18, 2005
PRODUCT BULLETIN NO. 2738
Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco® CNS Access Registrar® 1.6. The last day to order the Cisco CNS Access Registrar 1.6 is August 1, 2001. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until August 1, 2004.
Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco CNS Access Registrar 3.5, which delivers carrier-class performance and scalability as well as the extensibility required for integration with the latest evolving service-management systems for service providers. Information about the replacement product can be found at
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for Cisco CNS Access Registrar 1.6
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.
August 1, 2001
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.
August 1, 2002
End of Service Contract Renewal Date
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. The extension or renewal period cannot extend beyond the last date of support.
August 1, 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.
August 1, 2004
Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Cisco CNS Access Registrar First Server License
Cisco CNS Access Registrar Additional Server License
PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS
The recommended replacement for the Cisco CNS Access Registrar 1.6 is the Cisco CNS Access Registrar 3.5. Cisco CNS Access Registrar 3.5 is a fast, available, and extensible RADIUS platform that provides intelligent authentication, authorization, and accounting services across all subscriber access technologies, including mobile wireless, the public wireless LAN (WLAN), broadband, and voice over IP (VoIP).