EoS and EoL Announcement for the Cisco ASA 5505 Adaptive Security Appliance

The most popular Cisco ASA 5500 modelCisco ASA 5505 Adaptive Security Appliance has been announced end-of-sale and end-of-life. The last day to order the affected product(s) is August 25, 2017. The ASA 5505 customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table1 of the EoL bulletin.

  1. Table1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s).
  2. Table2 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.
Table1.  End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco ASA 5505 Adaptive Security Appliance
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. February 24, 2017
End-of-Sale Date:
HW, License
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date. August 25, 2017
Last Ship Date:
HW, License
The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time. November 23, 2017
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. August 25, 2018
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. August 25, 2018
End of Signature Release Date License The date after which there will be no more signature update release for Cisco ASA5505 products going end of life. August 25, 2020
End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. November 20, 2021
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. August 31, 2022

HW = Hardware     OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software

Table2.  Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement
End-of-Sale Product Part Number Product Description Replacement Product Part Number Replacement Product Description Additional Information
ASA5505-50-BUN-K8 ASA 5505 Appliance with SW, 50 Users, 8 ports, DES See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-50-BUN-K9 ASA 5505 Appliance with SW, 50 Users, 8 ports, 3DES/AES See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-BUN-K9 ASA 5505 Appliance with SW, 10 Users, 8 ports, 3DES/AES See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-DISTI-512= 512MB Memory for Cisco ASA 5505 See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-FIPS-KIT ^Cisco ASA 5505 Fips Kit See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-FIPS-KIT= ASA 5505 FIPS Kit See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-K8 ASA 5505 Appliance with SW, 10 Users, 8 ports, DES See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-ME-CPW-K9 ASA 5505 Intercompany Media Engine K9 CUWP License See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-ME-CPW-K9= ASA 5505 Intercompany Media Engine K9 CUWP License See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-ME-K9 ASA 5505 Intercompany Media Engine K9 License See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-ME-K9= ^ASA 5505 Intercompany Media Engine K9 License- Titan SKU Reduction See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-PWR-AC ASA 5505 AC Power Supply Adapter See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-PWR-AC= ASA 5505 Spare AC Power Supply Adapter See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-RACK-MNT ASA 5505 rack mount kit See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-RACK-MNT= ASA 5505 Rack Mount Kit See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SEC-BUN-K8 ASA 5505 Sec Plus Appliance with SW, UL Users, HA, DES See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SEC-BUN-K9 ASA 5505 Sec Plus Appliance with SW, UL Users, HA, 3DES/AES. See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SEC-NFR-K8 ASA 5505 NFR Appl w/ SW, Sec Plus, UL Users, 8 Ports, DES See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SEC-PL ASA 5505 Sec. Plus Lic. w/ HA, DMZ, VLAN trunk, more conns. See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SEC-PL= ASA 5505 Sec. Plus Lic. w/ HA, DMZ, VLAN trunk, more conns. See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SW-10 ASA 5505 10 User software license See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SW-10-50= ASA 5505 10-to-50 User upgrade software license See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SW-10-UL= ASA 5505 10-to-Unlimited User upgrade software license See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SW-50 ASA 5505 50 User software license See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SW-50-UL= ASA 5505 50-to-Unlimited User upgrade software license See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-SW-UL ASA 5505 Unlimited User (UL) software license See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-UL-BUN-K8 ASA 5505 Appliance with SW, UL Users, 8 ports, DES See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
ASA5505-UL-BUN-K9 ASA 5505 Appliance with SW, UL Users, 8 ports, 3DES/AES See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
L-ASA5505-10-50= ASA 5505 10-to-50 User Upgrade License See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
L-ASA5505-10-UL= ASA 5505 10-to-Unlimited User Upgrade License See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
L-ASA5505-50-UL= ASA 5505 50-to-Unlimited User Upgrade License See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
L-ASA5505-ME-K8= ASA 5505 Intercompany Media Engine K8 License (eDelivery) See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
L-ASA5505-ME-K9= ASA 5505 Intercompany Media Engine K9 License (eDelivery) See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
L-ASA5505-P-3Y Cisco Defense Orchestrator for ASA5505 3yr subscr See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
L-ASA5505-P-5Y Cisco Defense Orchestrator for ASA5505 5yr subscr See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series
L-ASA5505-SEC-PL= ASA 5505 Sec. Plus Lic. w/ HA, DMZ, VLAN trunk, more conns. See Product Migration Options section for details. ASA5506-X Series

Customers are encouraged to migrate from the Cisco ASA5505 to Cisco ASA5506-X Series products.

Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Cisco ASA 5505 Adaptive Security Appliance 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.

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