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Cisco IP Phone 7905G Release Notes for Firmware Release 1.2(1) for Cisco CallManager Version 3.3.2 or Later
These release notes include the following sections:
This release of the Cisco IP Phone 7905G includes the following new features:
•Call Park—Allows you to store a call and then retrieve it from another phone.
•Call Pickup—Allows you to answer a call ringing at another extension within your group.
•Group Pickup—Allows you to answer a call ringing at another extension within your group or within another group.
•Meet Me Conference—Allows callers to call into a conference call.
•Remove Last Conference Caller—Allows the initiator of a conference call to disconnect the most recently connected party by pressing the RmLstC softkey.
•Auto Answer—Forces the speaker to go off hook automatically when an incoming call is received. You enable this feature using Cisco CallManager. To enable Auto Answer, follow these steps from Cisco CallManager:
–Choose Device > Phone.
–Enter search criteria to locate a specific phone and click Find.
–Click the device name that you want to configure.
–In the Directory Numbers list, click the line to configure.
–Choose Auto Answer with Speakerphone from the Auto Answer drop-down list.
•Image Authentication—The firmware image for the Cisco IP Phone model 7905G is now sign-aware. A sign-aware firmware image can contain a signature that allows a phone to verify the authenticity of the image. A sign-aware firmware image with such a signature has the extension .sbin. A sign-aware firmware image without such a signature has the extension .zup.
When you upgrade the firmware image on a phone, the phone will automatically request the appropriate firmware image (.zup or .sbin), based on the firmware version that is currently installed. A phone with a .zup firmware image will request a .sbin firmware image, so if you perform an upgrade that installs a .zup firmware image, future upgrades will install .sbin firmware images. Once a phone has been upgraded with a .sbin firmware image, a.zup firmware image cannot be installed on thephone.
Required Firmware for the Cisco IP Phone 7905G
Before using the Cisco IP Phone 7905G with Cisco CallManager version 3.3(2) or later, you must install cmterm-7905.P007-3-3-2.exe on all Cisco CallManager servers in the cluster.
Before You Begin
Make sure that one of the following service packages is installed on your Cisco Call Manager server:
If one of these service packages is not installed, go to the following URL to download the ciscocm.3-3-2-spC.exe service package and the associated Readme file, which contains installation instructions:
To install cmterm-7905.P007-3-3-2.exe, follow these steps:
Step 1 Go to the following URL:
Step 2 Double-click the cmterm-7905g.P007-3-3-2-Readme.htm hyperlink and follow the prompts to download the Readme file, which contains installation instructions for cmterm-7905.P007-3-3-2.exe.
Step 3 Go back to the URL shown in Step 1, double-click the cmterm-7905g.P007-3-3-2.exe hyperlink, and follow the prompts to download this file.
Step 4 Follow the instruction in the Readme file to install the firmware.
Table 1 lists the bugs that have been fixed in this release.
Known problems are unexpected behaviors or defects. They are graded according to severity level. Table 2 contains information for most severity levels 1, 2, and 3.
You can search for known problems using the Cisco bug tracking system tool, called Bug Navigator II. To access Bug Navigator II, perform one of the following actions:
•Enter the following URL in your web browser:
•Log in to Cisco Connection Online (CCO) and select Service & Support > Technical Assistance Center > Tools > Software Bug Toolkit Bug Navigator II
•When using CallManager 3.3(2) with BAT 4.4(1.2) and the installed Cisco IP Phone 7905G product files, BAT does not find or change any Cisco IP Phone 7905G devices when you perform Update Phones. The workaround is to manually make changes to the Cisco IP Phone 7905G devices without using BAT.
•In Cisco Emergency Responder (CER) v1.1(4), the Phone Type field displays "other" instead of "IP Phone 7905" for the Cisco IP Phone 7905G.
For more information about Cisco IP Phones, refer to the following publications, which are available at this URL:
•Find Your Phone Guide on the Web
•At a Glance Cisco IP Phone Model 7905G
•Cisco IP Phone Administration Guide for Cisco CallManager—Cisco IP Phone 7902G, 7905G, and 7912G
•Cisco IP Phone 7905G/7912G User Guide for Cisco CallManager
•Cisco IP Phone 7912G Quick Reference Card for Cisco CallManager
•Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco IP Phone 7900 Series
For more information about Cisco CallManager, refer to the following publications, which are available at this URL:
•Cisco CallManager Administration Guide
•Cisco CallManager Features and Services Guide
•Cisco CallManager System Guide
•Cisco CallManager Serviceability Administration Guide
•Cisco CallManager Serviceability System Guide
•Cisco IP Telephony Troubleshooting Guide for Cisco CallManager
•Bulk Administration Tool User Guide
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