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Cisco Unified IP Phone 8961, 9951, and 9971 (SIP) Release Notes for Firmware Release 9.0(1)SR1

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Cisco Unified IP Phone 8961, 9951, and 9971 (SIP) Release Notes for Firmware Release 9.0(1)SR1

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Cisco Unified IP Phone 8961, 9951, and 9971 (SIP) Release Notes for Firmware Release 9.0(1)SR1

Contents

Related Documentation

New and Changed Information

Installation Notes

Installing Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Installing Firmware Release 9.0(1)SR1 for SIP

Important Notes

Tracking the Cisco Unified IP Phone 9971 using Cisco Emergency Responder

Web Access Disabled by Default

Caveats

Using Bug Toolkit

Open Caveats

Resolved Caveats

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Cisco Unified IP Phone 8961, 9951, and 9971 (SIP) Release Notes for Firmware Release 9.0(1)SR1


Published: December 7, 2009

Use these release notes with a Cisco Unified IP Phone running SIP firmware release 9.0(1)SR1. This version of firmware release 9.0(1)SR1 is compatible with Cisco Unified Communications Manager 7.1(3).

Contents

These release notes provide the following information. You might need to notify your users about some of the information provided in this document.

Related Documentation

New and Changed Information

Installation Notes

Important Notes

Caveats

Related Documentation

Cisco Unified IP Phone 9951 and 9971 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/ps10453/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Unified IP Phone 8961 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/ps10451/tsd_products_support_maintain_and_operate.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 Communications Manager Business Edition Documentation

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

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7273/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

New and Changed Information

There is no new or changed information for firmware release 9.0(1)SR1.

Installation Notes

This section contains these sections:

Installing Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Installing Firmware Release 9.0(1)SR1 for SIP

Installing Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Before using the Cisco Unified IP Phone with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, you must install the latest firmware on all Cisco Unified Communications Manager servers in the cluster.


Note You can install Cisco Unified Communications Manager 7.1(3) or 7.1(3a). After you install one of these releases, you must install Cisco Unified Communications Manager 7.1(3a)su1.


To download and install the Cisco Unified Communications Manager version, refer to the install and upgrade guides for Cisco Unified Communications Manager.

Installing Firmware Release 9.0(1)SR1 for SIP

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 Choose the IP Telephony folder by clicking +.

Step 4 Choose the IP Phones folder by clicking +.

Step 5 Choose Cisco Unified IP Phones 9900 Series or Cisco Unified IP Phones 8900 Series.

Step 6 Choose Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Software.

Step 7 Choose 9.0(1)SR1 under the Latest Releases folder.

Step 8 To download the SIP firmware for the Cisco Unified IP Phone, click the Download Now or Add to cart button and follow the prompts.

cmterm-8961.9-0-1SR1.cop.sgn

cmterm-9951.9-0-1SR1.cop.sgn

cmterm-9971.9-0-1SR1.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 9 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-8961.9-0-1SR1-readme.html

cmterm-9951.9-0-1SR1-readme.html

cmterm-9971.9-0-1SR1-readme.html

Step 10 Follow the instructions in the Readme file to install the firmware.



Note Firmware upgrades over the WLAN interface may take longer than upgrades using a wired connection. Upgrade times over the WLAN interface may take more than an hour, depending on the quality and bandwidth of the wireless connection.



Note The firmware for the Cisco Unified IP Color Key Expansion Module is bundled with phone firmware 9.0(1)SR1. Once you load the firmware file for the Cisco Unified IP Phone, the expansion module is ready to support the relevant 9.0(1)SR1 features.


Important Notes

This section contains these topics:

Tracking the Cisco Unified IP Phone 9971 using Cisco Emergency Responder

Web Access Disabled by Default

Tracking the Cisco Unified IP Phone 9971 using Cisco Emergency Responder

You can use the Cisco Unified IP Phone 9971 in Wi-Fi mode. When using this phone in this mode, you need to configure Cisco Emergency Responder appropriately for tracking wireless IP Phones. For more information, refer to the Cisco Emergency Responder Administration Guide.

Web Access Disabled by Default

Access to all web services, such as HTTP and SSH, are disabled by default on the Cisco Unified IP Phone 8961, 9951, and 9971 (SIP). Your administrator can enable this feature.


Note Enabling web services may cause security problems. Contact your administrator for more information.


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(1)SR1.

Resolved Caveats

Table 1 lists Severity 1, 2 and 3 defects that are resolved for the Cisco Unified IP Phone using firmware release 9.0(1).

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 1 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 1 Resolved Caveats for the Cisco Unified IP Phone for Firmware Release 9.0(1)SR1 

Identifier
Headline and Bug Toolkit

CSCtd34280

SUN Microsystems Technology Compatible Kit (TCK) failure


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