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Compatibility Matrix for Cisco MICA 56K Modem Portware with Cisco IOS Software on Cisco 3600 and Cisco 3700 Universal Access Servers
June 22, 2004
This document contains Cisco IOS software compatibility for the Cisco 3600 series and Cisco 3700 series using Cisco MICA 56K modem portware.
This document contains the following sections:
New with This Release
V.92 and V.44 are now supported on all Cisco 3600 series and Cisco 3700 series platforms with Cisco IOS Release 12.2(15)T.
Note The Cisco 3600 and Cisco 3700 support V.92 and V.44 in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(11)YT and 12.2(15)T. Cisco AS5x00 platforms support V.92 and V.44 in 12.2(11)T.
Table 1 Cisco MICA Portware Releases
Portware Version Reason for Release
Initial V.92 release on the Cisco 3600 series and Cisco 3700 series. Adds features to existing 18.104.22.168 features.
•Support for V.92 and V.44 with Cisco MICA modems has been added for all Cisco 3600 series and Cisco 3700 series platforms in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(15)T2 .
•A new general purpose bit mapped S-register (S82), similar to S54, has been added as a part of the resolution of CSCdy17030. See CSCdy17030—Do not mark DSP OOS for checksum error.
•Changes have been made to the call setup code of the S54 GENERAL_PURPOSE_MAP s-register. See the CSCdw05174— Improvement for shorter Call Setup time needed for Cisco MICA.
Maintenance release. Adds features to existing 22.214.171.124 features. Adds backward compatibility for support of pre-V.92 Cisco IOS Software versions.
•Capabilities exchange enhancements added to address CSCdu43488---Capabilities exchange needs to be fully implemented. Refer to the Release Notes for Cisco MICA Portware Version 126.96.36.199 on Cisco AS5300 and Cisco AS5800 Universal Access Servers for more information.
Maintenance release. New features added to existing 188.8.131.52 features. Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2 support.
•S74—Minimum duration of TRN1d signal in milliseconds (CSCdv46797).
S74 allows you to optimize the overall time to connect for V.90 calls. S74 replaces S62.
Maintenance release. New features added to existing 184.108.40.206 features. Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(5) support.
•V.110 blind connect feature for compatibility with nonstandard clients (CSCdr39887), which is enabled by bit 9 in S-register S54.
–S71 and S72 (Decouple maximum symbol rates for V.90 and V.34)
•S64, finer granularity in modulation selection (CSCdm94337)
Note Cisco MICA Portware Version 220.127.116.11 support on Cisco AS5800 universal access servers will be available in a future maintenance release.
Feature release. New features added to existing 18.104.22.168 features. Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(2)XA and 12.2(2)XB support.
•V.92 Modem on Hold
•V.92 Quick Connect
Maintenance release adding support for the following features with Cisco IOS software release 12.1(5)T:
•CallTracker (requires Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(3)T)
•Parity for error controlled connections (CSCdj92333)
•V.110 with additional V.110 speeds:28800, 24000, 12000 bps (CSCdm43898)
V.110 and store and forward fax support.
Resource Pool Management (RPM)
Note The Cisco 3600 series does not support RPM.
V.90 and RFC-2217 dialout support for fax/data.
R1 support and maintenance release.
1 If you are using V.92 and V.44, Cisco MICA Portware Version 22.214.171.124 is supported with Cisco IOS Releases 12.2(2)XA, 12.2(2)XB, 12.2(11)T, and higher. If you are using V.90 or below, Cisco MICA Portware Version 126.96.36.199 is supported with Cisco IOS Releases 11.2(16+)P, 11.3(5)T/NA/AA, 12.0 (all), 12.1 (all), and 12.2 (all).
The Cisco 3600 series is supported in Cisco MICA Portware Version 188.8.131.52 through Version 184.108.40.206, but only Version 220.127.116.11 contains the bundled firmware for the Cisco 3600 series and Cisco 3700 series.
2 The Cisco 3600 and Cisco 3700 support V.92 and V.44 in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(11)YT and 12.2(15)T. Cisco AS5x00 platforms support V.92 and V.44 in 12.2(11)T.
3 On all Cisco IOS software platforms that support Cisco MICA portware but that do not support V.92 and V.44, Cisco MICA portware 18.104.22.168 and follow on releases are supported as long as V.92 and V.44 are disabled in the configuration.
4 Cisco MICA Version 22.214.171.124 is compatible only with Cisco IOS Versions that support V.92.
Table 2 Portware Compatibility Matrix for the Cisco 3600 Series and Cisco 3700 Series
Portware 11.2P and 11.3T 12.0 and 12.0T 12.1 and 12.1T 12.2, 12.2T, 12.3, and 12.3T
126.96.36.199 (V.92 and V.44)
12.2(11)YT1 , 12.2(15)T, 12.2, 12.2T, 12.3(1), 12.3(2)T
188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206 (V.90)
220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199 (V.110)
1 Support for V.92 and V.44 on the Cisco 36x0 and Cisco 37x0 has been added with Cisco IOS Release 12.2(11)YT. Cisco MICA Version 188.8.131.52 is the bundled portware with the Cisco IOS software. The Cisco 3600 series and Cisco 3700 series are supported in Cisco MICA Portware Version 184.108.40.206 through Version 220.127.116.11, but only Version 18.104.22.168 contains the bundled firmware for the Cisco 3600 and Cisco 3700 series.
2 The Cisco DialOut Utility (CDU) is no longer supported. See the following CDU replacement information:
3 IOS version numbers with a "+" next to them indicate that compatibility exists on that version as well as later versions of that IOS train. For example, 11.1(7+)AA indicates that it is compatible with version 11.1(7)AA, 11.1(8)AA, and 11.1(9)AA.
Note Cisco MICA support on the Cisco 3660 requires a minimum Cisco IOS Release 12.0(7)XK1, to a maximum of 12.1(5+)T, or higher.
Note Cisco MICA support using BRI requires Cisco IOS Release 12.0(3+)T.
•Cisco AS5300 access servers, Appendix A, "Managing Modems," and Appendix B, "Rom Monitor," in the Cisco AS5300 Universal Access Server Software Configuration Guide
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