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Release Notes for Cisco Unified Application Environment, Release 8.0

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Release Notes for Cisco Unified Application Environment, Release 8.0

Contents

Related Documentation

New and Changed Information

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Upgrading from Release 2.4 and Later to Release 8.0

Installing Cisco Unified Application Environment Developer Tools

Installing the Cisco Unified Application Environment Messaging Plugin

Caveats

Using Bug Toolkit

Open Caveats

Resolved Caveats

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Release Notes for Cisco Unified Application Environment, Release 8.0


Revised: May 2010, OL-21907-01

The Cisco Unified Application Environment is a development and runtime platform designed for creating, deploying, and executing converged voice and data applications. It is integrated with Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified Presence.

These release notes describe the new features and caveats for the Cisco Unified Application Environment, Release 8.0.

Contents

Related Documentation

New and Changed Information

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Caveats

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Related Documentation

There are two types of related documentation: product and developer.

Table 1 provides links to product documentation.

For developer documentation, go to: http://developer.cisco.com/web/cuae

Table 1 Product Documentation 

Related Information
URL

Cisco Unified Application Environment Administration Guide, Release 8.0

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cuae/8_0/english/administration/guide/cuae_8_0_admin_guide.html

Cisco Unified Application Environment Installation Guide, Release 8.0

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cuae/8_0/english/install/guide/uaein.html

Cisco Unified Application Environment Upgrade Guide, Release 8.0

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cuae/8_0/english/upgrade/guide/uaeupg.html

Cisco Unified Application Environment Hardware Compatibility Matrix, Release 8.0

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cuae/8_0/english/compat/guide/hwcompat.html

Cisco Unified Application Environment Software Compatibility Matrix, Release 8.0

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cuae/8_0/english/compat/guide/swcompat.html

Open Source License Notices for the Cisco Unified Application Environment

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cuae/openssl_license/cuae_ssllic.html

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Documentation

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


New and Changed Information

This section contains the following topics that describe new features and changes that are pertinent to the Cisco Unified Application Environment:

Cisco Unified Application Designer supports Windows Vista.

JTAPI API support for Call Park/UnPark, Join Across lines, Direct transfer Across Lines, and Ad-Hoc Call Info.

Join/Join Across Lines—Enables calls on different phone lines to be joined and can also be used to create a conference. You can use the JTAPI Conference API to support this feature.

Direct transfer Across Lines—Enables two calls on different addresses of the same terminal to be transferred by using the Transfer soft key on the phone or the Transfer API that is provided by JTAPI. This feature uses the JTAPI Transfer API which accepts Call Object as input.

Allows users to retrieve native Cisco JTAPI logs from Cisco Unified Application Environment.

Support for Unity Connection 8.0, Unified CM 8.0, Unity 8.0, Unity Connection 8.0, Cisco Unified Presence 8.0

Support for the Cisco Unified IP Phone 6900 Series, Cisco Unified IP Phone 8900 Series, Cisco Unified IP Phone 9900 series

Support for the following for MCS hardware.

MCS 7816H3, 7816H4,

MCS 7816H3, 7816H4

MCS 7825I3, 7825H3, 7825I4, 7825H4

MCS 7835I3, 7835H3, 7835I4, 7835H4

MCS 7845I3, 7845I4, 7845H3, 7845H4

Redundant licensing for backup/standby server—In a master and standby Cisco Unified Application Environment setup, standby server with Redundant licenses will be a redundant backup application/Media server and goes online on fail-over. Redundant licensing is applicable for both standby Application server and Media Server.

New Call Control APIs to support AcceptCallEarlyMedia, GetRemoteMedia

Cisco Unified Presence changes to support the sco Unified Presence 7.x and 8.0

Support for the Cisco Unified Communications Manager 8.0 SIP trunk

Support for SIP Virtual Device on Cisco Unified Communications Manager 8.0

AXL Support for the Cisco Unified Communications Manager 7.1(3) and 8.0

Extension Mobility support for the Cisco Unified Communications Manager 7.x and 8.0

Updated Core addendum to include HMP 3.0 SU 267

Installation and Upgrade Notes

The following sections describe the upgrade procedures:

Upgrading from Release 2.4 and Later to Release 8.0

Installing Cisco Unified Application Environment Developer Tools

Installing the Cisco Unified Application Environment Messaging Plugin

Upgrading from Release 2.4 and Later to Release 8.0

Cisco Unified Application Environment, Release 8.0 supports direct upgrade from Cisco Unified Application Environment, Release 2.4 and later. For more information, see the Upgrade Guide for the Cisco Unified Application Environment, Release 8.0, listed in the Related Documentation.

To upgrade from Release 2.4 and later to Release 8.0, install the following components:

1. Cisco Unified Core Addendum

2. Cisco Unified Platform Services

3. Cisco Unified Application Server

4. Cisco Unified Media Engine


Note You are not required to uninstall the previous version of the Cisco Unified Application Environment before installing this version.


Before You Begin

Locate the following executable files on the Release 8.0 DVD or download them from the Cisco Unified Application Environment wiki Downloads page http://developer.cisco.com/web/cuae/downloads:

1. CUAE-coreadd-8.0.exe (Cisco Unified Core Addendum)

2. CUAE-platsvc-8.0.exe (Cisco Unified Platform Services)

3. CUAE-appserver-8.0.exe (Cisco Unified Application Server)

4. CUAE-mediaengine-8.0.exe (Cisco Unified Media Engine)

Procedure


Step 1 Install the following Cisco Unified Application Environment components. Refer to the procedures in the Installation Guide for the Cisco Unified Application Environment, Release 8.0. See Related Documentation.

1. CUAE-coreadd-8.0.exe (Cisco Unified Core Addendum).

2. CUAE-platsvc-8.0.exe (Cisco Unified Platform Services)

3. CUAE-appserver-8.0.exe (Cisco Unified Application Server)

4. CUAE-mediaengine-8.0.exe (Cisco Unified Media Engine)

Step 2 After installing the components and rebooting the server, log into the Cisco Unified Application Environment Administration to verify that the installation is complete.

Installing Cisco Unified Application Environment Developer Tools

Developers can download the CUAE-devtools-8.0.exe executable file and installation instructions on the Cisco Unified Application Environment wiki: http://developer.cisco.com/web/cuae/downloads.

Installing the Cisco Unified Application Environment Messaging Plugin

To install the new Messaging Plugin, Messaging Plugin Service or Messaging Plugin Developer Tools, refer to the procedures in the Installation Guide for the Cisco Unified Application Environment Messaging Plugin, Release 8.0. See Related Documentation.

Caveats

This section includes 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 in 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

Table 2 lists the open caveats. For information about an individual bug, click the Identifier to access the online record, including workarounds.


Note Because defect status continually changes, be aware that Table 2 reflects a snapshot of the defects that were open at the time the release notes were compiled. For an updated view of open defects, access Bug Toolkit and follow the instructions as described in the "Using Bug Toolkit" section.


Table 2 Open Caveats for the Cisco Unified Application Environment, Release 8.0 SR2

Identifier
Headline

CSCsr40650

Bridge action fails with JTAPI - CTIERR_HOLDFAILED.

CSCtg06039

PresenceGroupName parameter value is not passed to Unified CM in AXL802.

CSCtg06383

Index outside bound error with AddPhone802,UpdatePhone802 APIs.

CSCtg06511

Name parameter must be mandatory in few AXL802 APIs

CSCtg07969

AXL SecurityProfileName parameter Add, VoiceMailPort802, and Update VoiceMailPort 802 is shown as Null when passed to the Unified CM.


Resolved Caveats

Table 3 lists Severity 1, 2 and 3 defects that are resolved since the last release of the Cisco Unified Application Environment.

For more information about an individual defect, you can access the online record for the defect by clicking the Identifier or going to the URL shown. You must be a registered Cisco.com user to access this online information.

Because defect status continually changes, be aware that Table 3 reflects a snapshot of the defects that were resolved at the time this report was compiled.

For an updated view of resolved defects, access Bug Toolkit as described in the "Using Bug Toolkit" section.

Table 3 Resolved Caveats for the Cisco Unified Application Environment 

Identifier
Heading

CSCtd88311

Issue with Query Users action

CSCsy86982

AcceptCall doest not work. When you play media using the connectionId returned from AcceptCall in the Play action, the play action fails.

CSCtd09069

Unified Application Environment Application Sessions Hang.

CSCtd10636

Unified Application Environment fails to collect DTMF digit entries when using a digit interval of 250ms.

CSCtb33564

Presence NOTIFY message body is not parsed for content the type cpim-pidf+xml

CSCtb49895

GatherDigit fails with IVR application.

CSCtb49915

Unified Application Environment fails to answer call/reorder.

CSCtb62634

Unified Application Environment receives errors when running the participant script at eight calls per second.

CSCtb68574

SIP Server Service on Unified Application Environment Server crashes at minimal load.

CSCtb70928

Unified Application Environment does not prompt for passowrd or PIN.

CSCtb83251

When using Unified Application Environment script, there is a delay of two seconds between prompts.

CSCsw17052

CallControlState changes from TALKING to DROPPED state.

CSCtc51556

CUAE DevicelistX plug-in does not collect complete device details.


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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