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CATOS is dead?

Can somebody from Cisco in here confirm/deny rumors about EOE for CatOS withint next 12 months?

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Cisco Employee

Re: CATOS is dead?

Depends on platform. CAT OS is already end of engineering for CAT4000 as of May 3, 2006. So, no more CAT OS releases for CAT4000.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/prod_eol_notice09186a0080225602.html

For 6500s, it will be supported but Native IOS is encouraged.

Hope this helps.

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New Member

Re: CATOS is dead?

Is there already a timeframe set for EOE of CATOS on 6500/Sup720 platform?

Thanks.

Purple

Re: CATOS is dead?

Yeah you can count on it across the line , they do not want to support 2 different operating systems . I liked catos for all the layer 2 type switching it was just easier to do mutliple interfaces using catos. whether or not they get rid of it within 12 months who knows .. I think it will be gone within a couple of years though.

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