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Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor Release Notes for Firmware Release 9.0(3) (SIP)

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Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor Release Notes for Firmware Release 9.0(3) (SIP)

Table Of Contents

Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor Release Notes for Firmware Release 9.0(3) (SIP)

Contents

Introduction

Related Documentation

New and Changed Information

Fax Support

Security Features

Installation Notes

Installing Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Installing Firmware Release 9.0(3)

Important Notes

Caveats

Using Bug Toolkit

Open Caveats

Resolved Caveats

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor Release Notes for Firmware Release 9.0(3) (SIP)


Published: June 29, 2010

Use these release notes with a Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor running firmware release 9.0(3) (SIP). This version of firmware release 9.0(3) is compatible with Cisco Unified Communications Manager 7.1(5) and 8.0.

Contents

These release notes provide the following information:

Introduction

Related Documentation

New and Changed Information

Installation Notes

Important Notes

Caveats

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Introduction

The Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor (ATA 187) is a low-density analog telephone that connects analog devices like faxes, modems, and analog phones to an IP network. The ATA 187 supports two voice ports, each with its own independent telephone number. It has one RJ45 port that provides access to an Ethernet network.

Related Documentation

This section provides links to related documentation.

Cisco Analog Telephone Adaptor Documentation

Refer to publications that are specific to the ATA 187 and Cisco Unified Communications Manager release. Navigate from the following documentation URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/gatecont/ps514/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Documentation

Refer to the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Documentation Guide and other publications specific to your Cisco Unified Communications Manager release. Navigate from the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps556/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Unified IP Phone Documentation

Refer to publications that are specific to your language, phone model and Cisco Unified Communications Manager release. Navigate from the following documentation URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/phones/ps379/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

New and Changed Information

This section contains these topics:

Fax Support

Security Features

Fax Support

Firmware release 9.0(3) provides support for T.38 Fax Relay for transmitting faxes using the ATA 187. This fax transmission type is the standard for transmitting faxes over IP networks.

Security Features

Firmware release 9.0(3) provides support for two security features. These security features are:

Secure Real-Time Protocol (SRTP)—SRTP provides message encryption, message integrity, authentication, and replay protection when using unicast or multicast applications on the ATA 187. Except message authentication, these security features are optional and can be separately enabled or disabled. Message authentication is required when using SRTP.

Transport Layer Protocol (TLS)—TLS provides security for message transmissions on the ATA 187.

Installation Notes

This section contains these topics:

Installing Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Installing Firmware Release 9.0(3)

Installing Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Before using the Cisco Unified IP Phone with Cisco Unified Communications Manager 7.1(5) or 8.0, you must install the latest firmware on all Cisco Unified Communications Manager servers in the cluster.


Note You must install the QED file on Cisco Unified Communications Manager before installing the phone firmware. See the Readme file in Step 7 for instructions for installing the QED file.


To download and install the Cisco Unified Communications Manager version, follow these steps:

Procedure


Step 1 Go to the following URL:

http://tools.cisco.com/support/downloads/pub/Redirect.x?mdfid=278875240

Step 2 Log in to the Tools and Resources Download Software page.

Step 3 Click + and choose the IP Telephony folder.

Step 4 Choose Call Control > Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CallManager).

Step 5 Choose your Cisco Unified Communications Manager version.


Installing Firmware Release 9.0(3)

To download and install the phone firmware, follow these steps:

Procedure


Step 1 Go to the following URL:

http://tools.cisco.com/support/downloads/go/Redirect.x?mdfid=278875240

Step 2 Log in to the Tools and Resources Download Software page.

Step 3 Click + and choose the IP Telephony folder.

Step 4 Choose IP Phones > Cisco ATA 180 Series Analog Telephone Adaptors > Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor.

Step 5 Choose 9.0(3) under the Latest Releases folder.

Step 6 To download the SIP firmware for the ATA 187, click the Download Now or Add to cart button and follow the prompts:

cmterm-ata187.9-0-3-0.cop.sgn


Note If you added the firmware file to the cart, click the Download Cart link when you are ready to download the file.


Step 7 Click the + next to the firmware file name in the Download Cart section to access additional information about this file. The hyperlink for the Readme file is in the Additional Information section, which contains installation instructions for the corresponding firmware:

cmterm-ata187.9-0-3-0-readme.html

Step 8 Follow the instructions in the Readme file to install the firmware.


Important Notes

The ATA 187 shipping materials include a copy of the Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor (SIP) Product Safety and User Manual. This document includes important product safety information for installing and using this equipment.

Caveats

This section contains these topics:

Using Bug Toolkit

Open Caveats

Resolved Caveats

Using Bug Toolkit

Known problems (bugs) are graded according to severity level. These release notes contain descriptions of:

All severity level 1 or 2 bugs.

Significant severity level 3 bugs.

You can search for problems by using the Cisco Software Bug Toolkit.

To access Bug Toolkit, you need the following items:

Internet connection

Web browser

Cisco.com user ID and password

To use the Software Bug Toolkit, follow these steps:

Procedure


Step 1 To access the Bug Toolkit, go to http://tools.cisco.com/Support/BugToolKit/action.do?hdnAction=searchBugs.

Step 2 Log on with your Cisco.com user ID and password.

Step 3 To look for information about a specific problem, enter the bug ID number in the "Search for bug ID" field, then click Go.


Open Caveats

There are no open caveats for firmware release 9.0(3).

Resolved Caveats

There are no resolved caveats for firmware release 9.0(3).

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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