Cisco ONS 15454 Series Multiservice Provisioning Platforms

Field Notice: ONS 15454 / 15327 Release 4.1.4 and Release 2.3.5: SNMP Traps Not Forwarded When TCC B Active

October 04, 2004

Products Affected



15327 - Cisco ONS 15327

w/Software Rel 4.1.4

15454 - Cisco ONS 15454

w/Software Rel 4.1.4

15454 - Cisco ONS 15454

w/Software Rel 2.3.5

15454E - Cisco ONS 15454E

w/Software Rel 4.1.4

Problem Description

SNMP traps will not be transmitted when TCC-B/XTC-B is active. This will only occur on ONS software releases 2.35 and 4.14. This issue is tracked by CSCee55443. No other releases are affected by this issue.


This issue occurs as a result of a communications failure between the alarm subsystem and the SNMP subsystem within the TCC/XTC card, due to the use of an inappropriate network interface for transmitting intra-card UDP packets. While SNMP traps will not be transmitted in this situation, SNMP gets will continue to function normally.

Problem Symptoms

SNMP traps are not transmitted by the NE. This can be checked via CTC or TL1 by cross-referencing the timestamp of the last alarm trap received by an NMA with the timestamp of the newest alarm reported by the NE.


With Releases 2.3.5 and 4.1.4, this issue can occur whenever TCC-B or XTC-B is active. To avoid the issue in those releases, make the TCC-A or XTC-A active. This issue is resolved in Releases 4.1.5 and 4.1.6 (available 9/30/2004). Release 4.1.6 contains all Release 4.1.4 software changes, plus the change for this issue. Release 4.1.6 does not include changes implemented first in Release 4.1.5. To upgrade to the release that contains the greatest number of changes, use Release 4.1.5. To upgrade to a release that is compatible with CTM Release 4.7.1 and contains this specific change, use Release 4.1.6.

Note: Release 4.1.6 is an out of sequence release.

ONS 15327 Software can be found here.

ONS 15454 Software can be found here.


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CSCee55443 (registered customers only)

SNMP Traps Not Working

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