You may need to choose from the following options to shut down
or restart the system:
Shutdown—Stops all running software and shuts down the node.
Switch Versions—Switches the active and inactive disk partitions and
restarts the system. You normally select this option after the inactive
partition has been updated and you want to start running a newer software
Restart—Restarts the system without switching partitions.
To power down the node, press the
power button. Note, however, that this action
may lead to file system corruption and is not recommended.
When you are upgrading to a newer software version and when
you need to fall back to an earlier software version, you can shut down the
system that is running on the active disk partition and then automatically
restart the system using the software version on the inactive partition. The
software version running on both the active and inactive partitions is
This procedure causes the system to restart and become temporarily
out of service.
Before You Begin
Upgrade the database on the active partition. The database on
the inactive partition does not get updated. If you make changes to the
database after an upgrade, you must repeat those changes after switching the
Sign in to
Cisco Unified IM and Presence Operating System Administration.
Settings > Version.
Perform one of the following actions:
Select Switch Versions to switch
versions and restart the system.
restarts, and the partition that is currently inactive becomes active.
After you verify that you want to restart the system, the
system restarts, which might take up to 15 minutes.