Enterprise Switching Business Unit is happy to announce Beta release 16.9.3 for all Catalyst platforms 9500/9400/9300/9200/3850/3650. This beta release is made available to allow users to test, evaluate and share feedback before General Availability (GA). We encourage customers and internal users to test the Beta code and share the feedback as soon as possible.
Obtaining Pre-Release Software
Please fill-up a simple request access form
The pre-release software will be made available on the week of January 14th, email notification with links will be sent soon as the image is available for download. The software is intended for lab test environments only and not recommended for Production use.
What’s New in 16.9.3?
16.9.3 is a Maintenance Release code common for all Catalyst 3k and 9k platforms, brings in several fixes and improvements. Some of the notable improvements include.
Support for ISSU upgrade with SVL
Improved handling of SVL control Traffic.
Additional fixes for issues around Switchover in SVL mode.
Improvements for TLS based authentication.
Cisco TrustSec enhancements for Policy downloads (CoA, PACs)
RADIUS authentication. Improvements.
Hardware stability and improvements---SFPs.
Better Memory management.
Support for NPE images.
Multicast scale related improvements, fixes for Multicast Scaling and Resource Leak
Several SNMP enhancements and fixes.
Providing Feedback, Submitting Issues or have questions:
Please submit initial feedback via Feedback form provided below or email us @ firstname.lastname@example.org to help us track the feedback or questions.
This software and accompanied documentation is being provided to you under the non-disclosure agreement between you, your organization and Cisco. Please do not discuss this project and its features outside of the Beta related mailing lists
16.9.3 Beta Release Resolved Caveats
Failing Dot1.x because of missing ID field
CTS policies download fails with Missing/Incomplete ACEs error
Traceback @ cpp_vbuginf_flags_error while clearing interface
Shimming have some issue over selecting idb
False authorizations and authentications even without radius server for dot1x/mab
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