Yes, you will need to purchase a new Smartnet contract for software and/or hardware if you want the ability to upgrade the IOS in the future, or if you experience a hardware failure. You'll want to contact your Cisco account team/Sales Rep for that if you have one.
Being a TAC engineer, I have absolutely no idea how much it would cost, though. :-)
Oh sure, you don't need to purchase a new license to legally run what's currently loaded on the box. The only issue is that you won't be eligible for tech support, but as you mentioned, that isn't a concern.
We have 3 identical switches configured by someone else and would like to claim some of the Gigabit ports(G1/G2/G3/G4) for use on servers. When we try to change the wiring and configuration, we run in to connectivity issues. Attached is a des...
This is actually a pretty cool feature, i didn't even know it existed until I was looking for a solution to advertise a subnet (prefix in BGP talk), only if a certain condition existed. This is exactly what conditional advertisements does
j ai une question j ai achete un routeur cisco 887VA-k9 , je le configuré avec la configuration ci- dessous
si je le lier avec mon pc portable sur l un de ses ports directement ça marche toute est bien ( la connexion internet + m...