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Release Notes for Data Migration Assistant (DMA) 5.0(2a)
June 22, 2006
These release notes discuss the following topics:
The Cisco Data Migration Assistant (DMA) assists you with the first step in migrating Cisco Unified CallManager 4.0 or 4.1 data to Cisco Unified CallManager 5.0 by backing up Cisco Unified CallManager 4.0 or 4.1 data in a format that Cisco Unified CallManager 5.0 can read. Cisco Unified CallManager 4.x runs in a Windows environment, and Cisco Unified CallManager 5.0 runs in a Linux environment, so the Cisco DMA exports Windows-based data to a format that Cisco Unified CallManager 5.0 can import. The Cisco Unified CallManager 5.0 installation process converts the backed-up data as needed for Cisco Unified CallManager 5.0, which completes the data migration.
The Cisco DMA saves the data that it exports in a tape archive (tar) file in a location that you specify.
You must install and run the Cisco DMA on the Cisco Unified CallManager publisher server before you upgrade to Cisco Unified CallManager 5.0. If you make any Cisco Unified CallManager configuration changes after running the Cisco DMA, the system does not retain these changes when you upgrade.
For more information
For more information on Data Migration Assistant 5.0(2a), refer to the following document:
•Data Migration Assistant 5.0(2) User Guide
The following sections contain information on how to obtain the latest resolved caveat information and descriptions of open caveats of severity level 1, 2, and 3.
Caveats describe unexpected behavior on a Cisco Unified CallManager server. Severity 1 caveats represent the most serious caveats, severity 2 caveats represent less serious caveats, and severity 3 caveats represent moderate caveats.
You can find the latest resolved caveat information for Cisco Unified CallManager Release 5.0(3) by using Bug Toolkit, which is an online tool that is available for customers to query defects according to their own needs.
Tip You need an account with Cisco.com (Cisco Connection Online) to use the Bug Toolkit to find open and resolved caveats of any severity for any release.
To access the Bug Toolkit, log on to http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/launch_bugtool.pl.
This section includes the following topics:
Using Bug Toolkit
To access Bug Toolkit, you need the following items:
•Cisco.com user ID and password
To use Bug Toolkit, follow this procedure.
Step 1 To access the Bug Toolkit, go to http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/launch_bugtool.pl.
Log on with your Cisco.com user ID and password.
Step 2 Click the Launch Bug Toolkit hyperlink.
Step 3 If you are looking for information about a specific caveat, enter the ID number in the "Enter known bug ID:" field.
To view all caveats for Cisco Unified CallManager, go to the "Search for bugs in other Cisco software and hardware products" section, and enter Cisco Unified CallManager in the Product Name field. Alternatively, you can scroll through the product name list and click Cisco Unified CallManager.
Step 4 Click Next. The Cisco Unified CallManager search window displays.
Step 5 Choose the filters to query for caveats. You can choose any or all of the available options:
a. Choose the Cisco Unified CallManager version:
•Choose the major version for the major releases (such as, 5.0, 4.1, 4.0).
A major release contains significant new features, enhancements, architectural changes, and/or defect fixes.
•Choose the revision for more specific information; for example, choosing major version 5.0 and revision version 3 queries for release 5.0(3) caveats.
A revision (maintenance) release primarily contains defect fixes to address specific problems, but it may also include new features and/or enhancements.
b. Choose the Features or Components to query; make your selection from the "Available" list and click Add to place your selection in the "Limit search to" list.
•To query for all Cisco Unified CallManager caveats for a specified release, choose "All Features" in the left window pane.
Note The default value specifies "All Features" and includes all of the items in the left window pane.
•To query only for Cisco Unified CallManager-related caveats, choose "ciscocm" and then click Add.
•To query only for phone caveats, choose "ciscocm-phone" and then click Add.
•To query only for gateway caveats, choose "voice-gateway" and then click Add.
c. Enter keywords to search for a caveat title and description, if desired.
Note To make queries less specific, use the All wildcard for the major version/revision, features/components, and keyword options.
d. Choose the Set Advanced Options, including the following items:
•Bug Severity level—The default specifies 1-3.
•Bug Status Group—Check the Fixed check box for resolved caveats.
•Release Note Enclosure—The default specifies Valid Release Note Enclosure.
e. Click Next.
Bug Toolkit returns the list of caveats on the basis of your query.
•You can modify your results by submitting another query and using different criteria.
•You can save your query for future use. See the "Saving Bug Toolkit Queries" section.
Note For detailed online help with Bug Toolkit, click Help on any Bug Toolkit window.
Saving Bug Toolkit Queries
Bug Toolkit allows you to create and then save your queries to monitor a specific defect or network situation. You can edit a saved search at any time to change the alert conditions, the defects being watched, or the network profile.
Follow this procedure to save your Bug Toolkit queries.
Step 1 Perform your search for caveats, as described in the "Using Bug Toolkit" section.
Step 2 In the search result window, click the This Search Criteria button that displays at the bottom of the window.
A new window displays.
Step 3 In the Name of saved search field, enter a name for the saved search.
Step 4 Under My Bug Groups, use one of the following options to save your defects in a bug group:
•Click the Existing group radio button and choose an existing group name from the drop-down list box.
•To create a new group for this saved search, click the Create new group named: radio button and enter a group name.
Note This bug group will contain the bugs that are identified by using the search criteria that you have saved. Each time that a new bug meets the search criteria, the system adds it to the group that you chose.
Bug Toolkit saves your bugs and searches and makes them available through the My Stuff window. (The My Stuff window allows you to view, create, and/or modify existing bug groups or saved searches. Choose the My Stuff link to see a list of all your bug groups.)
Step 5 Under Email Update Options, you can choose to set optional e-mail notification preferences if you want to receive automatic updates of a bug status change. Bug Toolkit provides the following options:
•Do NOT send me any email updates—If you choose this default setting, Bug Toolkit does not send e-mail notifications.
•Send my updates to:—Click the radio button to choose this option to send e-mail notifications to the user ID that you enter in this field. Additional notification options include
•Updates as they occur—Bug Toolkit provides updates that are based on status change.
•Weekly summaries—Bug Toolkit provides weekly summary updates.
•Apply these email update options to all of my saved searches—Check this check box to use these e-mail update options for all of your saved searches.
Step 6 To save your changes, click Save.
Step 7 A window displays the bug group(s) that you have saved. From this window, you can click a bug group name to see the bugs and the saved searches; you can also edit the search criteria.
Note For complete Cisco Unified IP Phone firmware release note information, refer to the applicable firmware release notes for your specific model IP phone at http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/voice/c_ipphon/english/.
Table 1 describes possible unexpected behaviors in Data Migration Assistant.
Tip For more information about an individual defect, click the associated Identifier in Table 1 to access the online record for that defect, including workarounds.
Understanding the Fixed-in Version and the Integrated-in Fields in the Online Defect Record
When you open the online record for a defect, you may see data in the "First Fixed-in Version" or "Integrated-in" fields. The information that displays in these fields identifies the list of Cisco Unified CallManager interim versions in which the defect was fixed. These interim versions then get integrated into Cisco Unified CallManager releases.
Some more clearly defined versions include identification for Engineering Specials (ES) or Service Releases (SR); for example 03.3(04)ES29 and 04.0(02a)SR1. However, the version information that displays for the Cisco Unified CallManager maintenance releases may not be as clearly identified.
The following examples show how you can decode the maintenance release interim version information. These examples show you the format of the interim version along with the corresponding Cisco Unified CallManager release that includes that interim version. You can use these examples as guidance to better understand the presentation of information in these fields.
•003.003(003.144) = Cisco CallManager Release 3.3(4)
•004.000(000.123) = Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.0(1)
•004.000(001.008) = Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.0(2)
•004.001(002.201) = Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.1(3)
Note Because defect status continually changes, be aware that Table 1 reflects a snapshot of the defects that were open at the time this report was compiled. For an updated view of open defects, access Bug Toolkit and follow the instructions as described in the "Using Bug Toolkit" section.
Tip Bug Toolkit requires that you have an account with Cisco.com (Cisco Connection Online). By using the Bug Toolkit, you can find caveats of any severity for any release. Bug Toolkit may also provide a more current listing than this document provides. To access the Bug Toolkit, log on to http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/launch_bugtool.pl.
This section contains documentation changes that were unavailable when the Data Migration Assistant documentation was released.
Installing DMA on a Windows-based Cisco Unified CallManager server in preparation for data migration to a Linux-based Cisco Unified CallManager 5.x server creates an account for the Informix database. This account that is created with a default password belongs as a member of the Administrators group because the Informix- and DMA-related windows IDs require Administrator privileges.
The DMA installation does not prompt the user to provide a password for this account. You can use this account to log in to the Cisco Unified CallManager server remotely with full access to the system. Ensure that these IDs are disabled for login or completely removed with the associated software after DMA processing is complete.
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