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Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CallManager)

Field Notice: FN - 62715 - CallManager 5.1(1a) and MCS-7835-H2 or MCS-7845-H2 Servers Cause Installation Failures


Revised February 27, 2007

February 21, 2007

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Products Affected

Product

7835 - MCS-7835-H2

7845 - MCS-7845-H2

CallManager - 5.1(1a)

Problem Description

If a customer receives a MCS-7835-H2 or MCS-7845-H2 and attempts to upgrade to CallManager 5.1(1a), the upgrade will result in an error state and the server will not boot up.

Background

MCS-7835-H2 and MCS-7845-H2 require new BIOS and will not be backward compatible with the older BIOS that is bundled with CallManager 5.1(1a).

Problem Symptoms

During the upgrade process to CallManager 5.1(1a), customers using a MCS-7835-H2 or MCS-7845-H2 server will experience the system being put in an error state. As a result, the system will not boot up.

Workaround/Solution

Customers should upgrade to CallManager 5.1(1b). It is available at the Cisco Unified CallManager 5.1 Software Downloads (registered customers only) page.

DDTS

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DDTS

Description

CSCsh58558 (registered customers only)

HP - do not force BIOS flash for later BIOS releases

Revision History

Revision

Date

Comment

1.1

27-FEB-2007

Changed "CM Windows" to "CallManager" in Products Affected section.

1.0

21-FEB-2007

Initial Public Release

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