Installing IPX/AT/DECnet Feature Pack onto newer IOS box

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Dec 3rd, 2008
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Hi folks


I have a bevy of 2500-series routers all running IOS 12.0(8) or higher.


I also have a brand-new Software Feature Pack from Cisco (Part #55-1284-01) which touts the ability to handle nerdy IPX as well as studly, gorgeous AppleTalk and DECnet. But I opened the box and noticed this Feature Pack is meant to work with IOS 11.2.


Is there a chance it'll work with the IOS 12 images I have installed? Is IOS 12 backward-compatible like that?


Or am I out of luck? If so, what's the part number of the feature pack I need to route AT and DECnet?

Correct Answer by aghaznavi about 8 years 5 months ago

It won't work with the IOS 12 images you have installed. It will work only on 11.2

For further information click this link.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/iosswrel/ps1824/prod_release_note09186a008007fb5f.html


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CriscoSystems Tue, 12/09/2008 - 14:39
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Hmm. Vile eBay seller said it was IOS12-compatible. Bah!!


I've noticed my 12.2 images are routing DECnet rather happily anyway. I guess it was just 12.0(8) that couldn't handle it.


Thanks for the info.


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