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Release Notes for Cisco Unity Express 7.4

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Release Notes for Cisco Unity Express 7.4

Contents

System Requirements

Hardware Supported for Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x

Languages Supported for Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x

Files Included in Cisco Unity Express 7.4

Cisco Unity Express Software Licenses and Factory-Set Limits

Cisco Unified IP Phone Support

Cisco Unity Express Software License Activation

Software Upgrade Overview

Software Compatibility

Determining the Software Version and License

New Features and Enhancements

New Features and Enhancements in Cisco Unity Express 7.4.1

New and Modified CLI Commands

Caveats

Open Caveats—Cisco Unity Express Version 7.4.1

Additional References

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines


Release Notes for Cisco Unity Express 7.4


Last Updated: June 17, 2011

Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x

Text Part Number OL-25289-01

These release notes support Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x and are updated as needed.

We recommend that you read the field notices for this version to see if your software or hardware platforms are affected. If you have an account on Cisco.com, you can find field notices at http://www.cisco.com/warp/customer/tech_tips/index/fn.html. If you do not have a Cisco.com login account, you can find field notices at http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/tech_tips/index/fn.html.

Table 1 describes the history of this Cisco Unity Express version.

Table 1 Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x History

Cisco Unity Express Version
Released

7.4.1

June 17, 2011


Contents

These release notes contain the following sections:

System Requirements

New Features and Enhancements

Caveats

Additional References

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

System Requirements

Hardware and software requirements for Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x are described in the following sections:

Hardware Supported for Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x

Languages Supported for Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x

Files Included in Cisco Unity Express 7.4

Cisco Unity Express Software Licenses and Factory-Set Limits

Cisco Unified IP Phone Support

Cisco Unity Express Software License Activation

Software Upgrade Overview

Software Compatibility

Determining the Software Version and License

Hardware Supported for Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x

Table 2 lists the supported platforms and the minimum Cisco IOS release required to support Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x.

Table 2 Supported Platforms in Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x and Minimum Cisco IOS Release Required 

Cisco Platform
Cisco Unity Express AIM-CUE 1

Cisco 2600XM
Cisco 2650XM
Cisco 2651XM
Cisco 2691

12.3(7)T

Cisco 2801

12.3(8)T4

Cisco 2811
Cisco 2821
Cisco 2851

12.3(8)T4

Cisco 3725
Cisco 3745

12.3(7)T

Cisco 3825
Cisco 3845

12.3(11)T

1 Cisco Unity Express 7.4 supports the 1GB AIM-CUE only. The AIM2-CUE is not supported. See Cisco Unity Express 8.6 for AIM-2-CUE support.


Languages Supported for Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x

Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x supports different languages for the telephony user interface and the VoiceView Express user interface. The GUI pages, commands, and the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) interface are only available in English.

Multiple languages can be installed on the system at one time. You can install up to two languages on the advanced-integration-module (AIM-CUE).

Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x supports the following languages:

Arabic

Chinese (Mandarin)

Danish

Dutch

English (United Kingdom)

English (United States)

French (Canada)

French (Europe)

German

Hungarian

Italian

Japanese

Korean

Norwegian

Portuguese (Brazil)

Portuguese (Portugal)

Russian

Spanish (Europe)

Spanish (Latin America)

Spanish (Mexico)

Swedish

Turkish

Files Included in Cisco Unity Express 7.4

For the list of files included in Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x, see the Cisco Unity Express 7.1 Installation and Upgrade Guide.

Cisco Unity Express Software Licenses and Factory-Set Limits

This section describes the software licenses and system limits for Cisco Unity Express. The sessions such as Mailboxes, Voice Ports and IVR are licensed in Cisco Unity Express. Table 3 describes the types of licenses supported, count for each license, and the maximum count for resource.

.

Table 3 Cisco Unity Express Supported License in Mailboxes (AIM-CUE)

License Type
Supported License
Count per License
Max Count

Mailboxes

FL-CUE-MBX-5

FL-CUE-NR-MBX-5*

5

65

Voice Ports

FL-CUE-PORT-2

FL-CUE-NR-PORT-2*

2

6

IVR Sessions

FL-CUE-IVR-2

FL-CUE-NR-IVR-2*

2

6


* Licenses with - NR-are licenses that are installed in the factory or licenses that are issued as a replacement for legacy licenses.

Note You do not need to purchase IVR session licenses if you are only planning on using voicemail and auto attendant with basic IVR applications. IVR session licenses are only required if your application contains advanced IVR features such as email, fax, database access or VXML scripts.

Each IVR session consumes one port and thus reduces the number of ports available for use by voicemail and auto-attendant. If the number of IVR session licenses is greater than or equal to the number of ports, then voicemail and auto-attendant will be disabled due to the lack of available ports. Please carefully consider how many IVR sessions you need and only install or activate licenses for that number of IVR sessions.


Factory-set system limits are different for each network module type. See the following tables for the factory-set limits supported for each network module type.

Table 4 describes the various voicemail limits. Table 5 describes the various IVR limits.

Table 4 Cisco Unity Express Voicemail Limits 

Voicemail Limits
AIM

Total Mailbox Storage (Hrs)

14 or 81

Number of Users

100

Number of IMAP sessions

20

Number of VoiceView sessions

3

Number of Groups

30

Number of Group Owners

100

Number of Group Members

200

Number of Public Distribution Lists

15

Maximum List Members

500

Maximum Remote Users

20

Maximum Remote Locations

100

Maximum Cached Users

20

Number of Languages Supported

2

Number of SIP/JTAPI Triggers

8

Number of Custom Scripts

12

Number of Custom AA Applications
(non system)

4

Custom Prompts Capacity
(Meg2 /minute) per Installed Language

25/50

Number of days of Historical Data Stored

90

Number of Simultaneous Historical Reporting Clients Supported

2

1 With historical reporting or multiple languages.

2 Meg is for engineering use.


Table 5 Cisco Unity Express IVR Limits 

IVR Limits
AIM

Max Size Template documents

8 KB

Max Size Tiff Documents

512 KB

Max Size Generic Documents

512 KB

Number of Template Documents (Per Installed Language)

10

Number of Tiff Documents (Per Installed Language)

5

Number of Generic Documents (Per Installed Language)

5

Number of Custom HTTP Triggers

2

Max Sessions for HTTP Triggers

IVR

Number of Custom IVR Applications

4

Number of Database Profiles

5

Number of Database Connections/Profile

2 times IVR

Number of Attachments per E-mail

5

E-mail/F ax Max Queue Size

500

Number of VoiceXML Webapps

2


When you upgrade to version 7.1 or later, you must replace your pre-CSL licenses with CSL licenses. You are required to migrate your licenses for mailbox features and port features. If you have purchased the optional IVR features, you should also migrate your licenses for the IVR features. For more information, see Software Activation for Cisco Unity Express 7.1 and Later Versions.

Cisco Unified IP Phone Support

Table 6 lists the Cisco Unified IP Phones supported in Cisco Unity Express 8.6.

Table 6 Cisco Unified IP Phones Supported

Cisco Unified IP Phone Model
Supports
Basic Voicemail Calls
Supports
VoiceView Express
Supports TimeCardView

521/524G

X

 

X

SPA 525

X

   

SPA 941

X

   

SPA 942

X

   

3911/51

X

   

7921

X

X

X

7925

X

X

X

7940

X

X

X1

7940/G

X

X

X

7941

X

X

X

7942

X

X

X

7945

X

X

X

7960

X

X

X1

7960/G

X

X

X

7961

X

X

X

7962

X

X

X

7965

X

X

X

7970

X

X

X

7971

X

X

X

7975

X

X

X

8961

X

X

X

9951

X

X

 

9971

X

X

 

1 Does not support the integrated login view of TimeCardView and VoiceView Express (TimecardView plus inbox option).


Cisco Unity Express Software License Activation

Cisco Unity Express requires that the software be activated using the Cisco Software Licensing (CSL) process. For more information, see Software Activation for Cisco Unity Express 7.1 and Later Versions.


Note When you upgrade to version 7.4 from any version prior to 7.1, you must replace your pre-CSL licenses with CSL licenses. You are required to migrate your licenses for mailbox features and port features. If you have purchased the optional IVR features, you should also migrate your licenses for the IVR features.


Software Upgrade Overview

Depending on the Cisco Unity Express version you are upgrading from, different software upgrade methods are available. The following methods are supported to upgrade to Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x:

A "clean" installation process upgrade using the online installer with the software install clean command. For specific procedures, see the "Upgrading to Cisco Unity Express Using Clean Install" section in the Cisco Unity Express 7.1 Installation and Upgrade Guide.

Upgrade using the online installer with the software install upgrade command. For specific procedures, see the "Upgrading Cisco Unity Express Using Software Install Upgrade" section in the Cisco Unity Express 7.1 Installation and Upgrade Guide.

A "clean" installation process upgrade using the boot helper. For specific procedures, see the "Reinstalling a Cisco Unity Express Image Using the Boot Helper" section in the Cisco Unity Express 7.1 Installation and Upgrade Guide. We recommend using this upgrade process only if the other methods are unsuccessful.

Table 7 provides matrixes of the upgrade processes available for the different software versions for the AIM-CUE. If you upgrade using either of the "clean" installation processes, the existing configuration files on the system are not preserved. Any voice mail, greetings, or passwords configured on the system are lost.

To preserve your configuration, you must first back up the existing configuration files and restore them after performing the upgrade. If the configuration files are not backed up before performing the upgrade, then Cisco Unity Express must be reconfigured.

Table 7 Cisco Unity Express Software 7.4.x Upgrade Process Matrix 

Upgrade For CUE on AIM-CUE From Release
To 7.4.x

7.3.x

soft inst. upgrade
soft inst. clean
boot helper

7.2.x

7.1.x

7.0.x

3.2.x


When planning your software upgrade, consider the following:

If you upgrade the software using the online installer, downgrading to an earlier software version is not supported.

If your system is using an AIM-CUE module with 512 MB compact flash, you must upgrade to the AIM-CUE module with 1 GB compact flash before upgrading the software to Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x.

Downgrading to a license with support for fewer personal mailboxes is not supported. If you want to change the system to support fewer mailboxes, and you cannot restore any previous backups on the larger system, then you must purchase a new license and perform a new installation.

Software Compatibility

Cisco Unity Express is compatible with different versions of Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express. For information about Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x compatibility, see the Cisco Unity Express Compatibility Matrix.

Determining the Software Version and License

To determine the software version of Cisco Unity Express and the license being used, perform the following steps:


Step 1 Open a Telnet session.

Step 2 Telnet to the router by entering telnet ip-address.

Step 3 Enter the user ID and password of the router.

Step 4 Enter the following command to enter the Cisco Unity Express command environment:

enable

<router password>

service-module service-engine slot/port session

Step 5 Enter Cisco Unity Express EXEC mode by entering the following command:

enable

Step 6 Enter the following command to display the Cisco Unity Express software version:

show software versions

Step 7 Enter the following command to display the Cisco Unity Express software license:

show license

New Features and Enhancements

This section describes new features and enhancements in Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x, and is divided into the following sections:

New Features and Enhancements in Cisco Unity Express 7.4.1

New Features and Enhancements in Cisco Unity Express 7.4.1

Cisco Unity Express 7.4.1 is supported only on the AIM-CUE. This release adds support for interoperability with:

Cisco Unified Communications Manager 8.6

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 8.6

For information about Cisco Unity Express 7.4.x compatibility, see the Cisco Unity Express Compatibility Matrix.

New and Modified CLI Commands

None.


Note For more information on CLI commands, see the Cisco Unity Express Command Reference for 3.0 and Later Versions.


Caveats

Caveats describe unexpected behavior in Cisco Unity Express software releases. Severity 1 caveats are the most serious caveats. Severity 2 caveats are less serious. Severity 3 caveats are moderate caveats. Only selected severity 3 and above caveats are included in the caveats document.

This section contains open and resolved caveats for the current Cisco Unity Express version.

The following information is provided for each caveat:

Symptoms—a description of what is observed when the caveat occurs.

Conditions—the conditions under which the caveat has been known to occur.

Workaround—solutions, if available, to counteract the caveat.


Note If you have an account on Cisco.com, you can use Bug Toolkit to find select caveats of any severity. Enter the following URL in your web browser: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/launch_bugtool.pl.


To find the latest Cisco Unity Express DDTS information, go to Bug Toolkit and search, by product, for Cisco Unity Express. After logging in to Bug Toolkit, select the option to search for bugs in other
Cisco software and hardware products, and select the Cisco Unity Express Network Module.

This section lists the following caveats:

Open Caveats—Cisco Unity Express Version 7.4.1

Open Caveats—Cisco Unity Express Version 7.4.1

CSCth96879

Symptom: When a SIP phone transfers a call to CUE there is no voice path after the transfer completes. This is regardless of whether the transferee is a SIP or SCCP phone.

Workaround: Configure voice class sip-profiles as below and apply this "voice-class sip profile 1" to the voip dial-peer towards CUE.

voice class sip-profiles 1 
request REINVITE sdp-header Audio-Attribute modify "sendonly" "sendrecv" 

After applying this sip-profiles setting to the voip dial-peer towards to CUE, there is audio path.

CSCte59995

Symptom: When Cisco phone 7975 is configured for Japanese locale, then "broadcast message > local location" menu on VoiceView Express shows "XML error [4] parse error".

Conditions: It only occurs with Japanese locale.

Workaround: None.

Additional References

For related documentation, see Cisco Unity Express Documentation, All Versions.

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, 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.htm

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