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Product End-of-Life Notice
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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the
Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series PFC3B and DFC3B
Bundles
EOL9356 - Amended
Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco Catalyst 6500
Series PFC3B and DFC3B Bundles. The last day to order the affected product(s) is
January 30, 2014. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive
support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the
EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for
the affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this
announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts,
support will be available under the terms and conditions of customers' service
contract.
For 6148 PoE+ Line Card End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Milestones, please refer to EOL9423.
Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series PFC3B and DFC3B Bundles
Milestone Definition Date
End-of-Life
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. August 1, 2013
End-of-Sale Date The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product
is no longer for sale after this date. January 30, 2014
Last Ship Date:
HW The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract
manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time. April 30, 2014
End of SW Maintenance
Releases Date:
HW
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.
January 30, 2015
End of Routine Failure
Analysis Date:
HW
The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the
cause of hardware product failure or defect. January 30, 2015
End of New Service
Attachment Date:
HW
For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this
is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment and/or
software to an existing service-and-support contract.
January 30, 2015
End of Service Contract
Renewal Date:
HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. April 27, 2018
Last Date of Support:
HW The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by
active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support
services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.
January 31, 2019
HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software
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Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product
Part Number Product Description Replacement Product
Part Number Replacement Product
Description Additional Information
S-67-10GE-C0 Cat6500, 1xWS-6704-
10GE, 1xWS-F6700-
DFC3B Bundle
WS-F6700-DFC3C Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card for WS-X67xx
modules
-
S-67-10GE-C0 Cat6500, 1xWS-6704-
10GE, 1xWS-F6700-
DFC3B Bundle
WS-F6K-DFC4-A Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4 -
S-67-10GE-C2 Cat6500, 1x6704-10GE,
1xWS-F6700-DFC3B,
2xXENPAK-10GB-SR=
WS-F6700-DFC3C Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card for WS-X67xx
modules
-
S-67-10GE-C2 Cat6500, 1x6704-10GE,
1xWS-F6700-DFC3B,
2xXENPAK-10GB-SR=
WS-F6K-DFC4-A Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4 -
S-67-GE-TX-2 Cat6500 1x6748-GE-TX,
1xWS-F6700-DFC3B WS-F6700-DFC3C Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card for WS-X67xx
modules
-
S-67-GE-TX-2 Cat6500 1x6748-GE-TX,
1xWS-F6700-DFC3B WS-F6K-DFC4-A Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4 -
S-67-GE-TX-2 Cat6500 1x6748-GE-TX,
1xWS-F6700-DFC3B WS-X6748-GE-TX Cat6500 48-port
10/100/1000 GE Mod:
fabric enabled, RJ-45
-
S-67-GE-TX-2 Cat6500 1x6748-GE-TX,
1xWS-F6700-DFC3B WS-X6848-TX-2T C6k 48-port 10/100/1000
GE Mod: fabric enabled,
RJ-45 DFC4
-
WS-F6700-DFC3B Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card, 256K Routes for WS-
X67xx
WS-F6700-DFC3C Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card for WS-X67xx
modules
-
WS-F6700-DFC3B Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card, 256K Routes for WS-
X67xx
WS-F6K-DFC4-A Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4 -
WS-F6700-DFC3B Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card, 256K Routes for WS-
X67xx
WS-F6K-DFC4-E Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4 -
WS-F6700-DFC3B= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card, 256K+ Routes for
WS-X67xx
WS-F6700-DFC3C= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card for WS-X67xx
modules
-
WS-F6700-DFC3B= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card, 256K+ Routes for
WS-X67xx
WS-F6K-DFC4-A= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4 S -
WS-F6700-DFC3B= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card, 256K+ Routes for
WS-X67xx
WS-F6K-DFC4-E= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4 S -
WS-F6700-DFC3BXL Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card- 3BXL, for WS-X67xx WS-F6700-DFC3CXL Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card- 3CXL, for WS-X67xx -
WS-F6700-DFC3BXL Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card- 3BXL, for WS-X67xx WS-F6K-DFC4-AXL Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4XL -
WS-F6700-DFC3BXL Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card- 3BXL, for WS-X67xx WS-F6K-DFC4-EXL Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4XL -
WS-F6700-DFC3BXL= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card- 3BXL, for WS-X67xx WS-F6700-DFC3CXL= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card- 3CXL, for WS-X67xx -
WS-F6700-DFC3BXL= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card- 3BXL, for WS-X67xx WS-F6K-DFC4-AXL= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4XL S -
WS-F6700-DFC3BXL= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card- 3BXL, for WS-X67xx WS-F6K-DFC4-EXL= Catalyst 6500 Dist Fwd
Card DFC4XL S -
WS-F6K-PFC3B Catalyst 6500 Sup720
Policy Feature Card-3B VS-F6K-PFC3C Catalyst 6500 Sup 720-10G
Policy Feature Card 3C -
WS-F6K-PFC3B Catalyst 6500 Sup720 VS-F6K-PFC4 Cat 6k 80G Sys Daughter -
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End-of-Sale Product
Part Number Product Description Replacement Product
Part Number Replacement Product
Description Additional Information
Policy Feature Card-3B Board Sup2T PFC4
WS-F6K-PFC3B= Catalyst 6500 Sup720
Policy Feature Card-3B There is currently no
replacement product
available for this product.
- -
WS-F6K-PFC3BXL Sup720 PFC-3BXL Plus
2x1Gig Mem VS-F6K-PFC3CXL Catalyst 6500 Sup720-10G
Policy Feature Card 3CXL -
WS-F6K-PFC3BXL Sup720 PFC-3BXL Plus
2x1Gig Mem VS-F6K-PFC4XL Cat 6k 80G Sys Daughter
Board Sup2T PFC4XL -
WS-F6K-PFC3BXL= Sup720 PFC-3BXL Plus
2x1Gig Mem VS-F6K-PFC3CXL= Catalyst 6500 Sup720-10G
Policy Feature Card 3CXL -
WS-F6K-PFC3BXL= Sup720 PFC-3BXL Plus
2x1Gig Mem VS-F6K-PFC4XL= Cat 6500 Policy Feature
Card 4 XL S -
WS-X6148E-GE-45AT Cat6500 48-Port PoE+
ready 10/100/1000
w/Jumbo Frame
- - See EOL9423 for specific
EOL milestones and
information
WS-X6148E-GE-45AT= Cat6500 48-Port PoE+
ready 10/100/1000
w/Jumbo Frame
- - See EOL9423 for specific
EOL milestones and
information
Product Migration Options
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Distributed Forwarding Card DFC4 and the
Catalyst 6500 Distributed Forwarding Card DFC4XL. Information about these products can be found at:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/products_relevant_interfaces_and_modules.html.
Information about Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series 6748/6848 Data Line Cards can be found at:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/products_data_sheets_list.html.
Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in
eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about
Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find
additional TMP information on Partner Central at
http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series PFC3B and DFC3B Bundles
through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply
for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For
information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/go/eos.
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End-of-Sale date.
The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have
reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated
brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling.html.
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For More Information
For more information about the Catalyst 6500 Distributed Forwarding Cards DFC4 and DFC4XL and Catalyst
6800ia, visit
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/products_relevant_interfaces_and_modules.html, or
contact your local account representative.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html.
For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties, go to:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing.html.
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