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Release Notes for the Cisco Building Broadband Service Director 2.0 Service Pack 2
These release notes describe the Cisco Building Broadband Service Director (BBSD) Service Pack 2 (SP2), which applies only to BBSD 2.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1). Do not install this service pack on later releases of BBSD.
Caution Before you begin the BBSD 2.0 SP2 installation procedure, you must install the Cisco Building Broadband Service Manager (BBSM) Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, and Service Pack 3 on the BBSM server. Due to an update, you must also install BBSD 2.0 SP3 on the BBSD server after the BBSD 2.0 SP2 installation is complete. Otherwise, the BBSD server will not be compatible with BBSM. For more information, see the Release Notes for the Cisco Building Broadband Service Director 2.0 Service Pack 3 at http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/aggr/bbsm/bbsm51/relnotes/bbsdsp3.htm.
Note The most current Cisco documentation for released BBSM products is available at this website: http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/aggr/bbsm/index.htm. These online documents may contain updates and modifications made after the printed documents were released.
BBSD 2.0 SP2 updates BBSD to accommodate changes in BBSM 5.1 SP2. You must also install BBSD 2.0 SP3 on the BBSD server after the BBSD 2.0 SP2 installation is complete to maintain compatibility between BBSM and BBSD and to get complete data backups.
Caution BBSD will not correctly restore BBSM 5.1 SP2 data that was backed up before the date and time that the BBSD 2.0 SP2 was installed.
Important BBSM Note
If the BBSD server status report shows that a BBSM server is not responding, it is possible that the BBSM external Network Interface Card (NIC) is not listening on the correct port for BBSD to connect to Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) on the BBSM server. To resolve this problem, restart MSSQLSERVER service while the external NIC is connected.
Use this procedure to restart the MSSQLSERVER service:
Step 1 Choose Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Services.
Step 2 Right-click MSSQLSERVER, and select Restart.
These sections describe open and resolved caveats.
After BBSD 2.0 SP2 is installed, clients using static IP addressing cannot connect to the BBSM 5.1 SP2 server after running the BBSD Restore Data feature. Clients using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) are not affected by this problem, which only occurs with BBSM 5.1 SP2.
If any switches were deleted prior to running the BBSD Restore Data feature, the registry settings associated with the Switches page in WEBconfig are not restored.
The workaround to regenerate the registry settings is to go to the Switches page in WEBconfig and update any settings for each switch. For example, change the Aging Period time by one second (up or down), and then click Update.
These problems were resolved with BBSD 2.0 SP2.
When BBSD 2.0 SP2 is installed on the BBSD 2.0 server, the revenue amount for the MHU Usage Report is correct.
When BBSD 2.0 SP2 is installed on the BBSD 2.0 server, the database compatibility issues with BBSM 5.1 SP2 are resolved.
The BBSD 2.0 SP2 runs from the hard drive, CD, or floppy disk and consists of one executable file, BBSD20SP2.exe. You must download this software from the web. See the following section, "Installation."
Note Use only Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher when working on or connecting to BBSD or BBSM servers.
After the BBSD20SP2.exe file is launched, a single window appears with the message Please wait while BBSD 2.0 Service Pack 2 is installed. During the installation, you might see various status or error messages that tell you what to do. After the service pack is applied, the window closes. The service pack installation does not require the server to be rebooted.
Use this procedure to install BBSD 2.0 SP2:
Step 1 From your browser, go to http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/bbsm51 and download the BBSD20SP2.exe file to a temporary location on the BBSD server.
Note This is a self-extracting zip file, not the service pack itself. The actual service pack is setup.exe.
Step 2 From your desktop, choose Start > Run.
Step 3 From the Run window, browse to BBSD20SP2.exe, and click Open.
Step 4 From the Run window, click OK.
Step 5 From your desktop, choose Start > Run.
Step 6 From the Run window, browse to the temporary location where you saved the BBSD20SP2.exe file, and select setup.exe.
Step 7 Click Open.
Step 8 From the Run window, click OK. Wait while the BBSD 2.0 SP2 is installed.
Step 9 From the setup window, click OK after the installation is complete.
Note You do not have to reboot your BBSD 2.0 Server.
These documents provide additional information:
•The Release Notes for the Cisco Building Broadband Service Director 2.0 Service Pack 3 provides information for installing BBSD 2.0 SP3 on the BBSD server.
•The Cisco Building Broadband Service Director Software Configuration Guide provides instructions for configuring Cisco BBSD software.
•The Cisco Building Broadband Service Manager Software Configuration Guide provides instructions for configuring Cisco BBSM software.
•If your system is customer-installed, the Cisco Building Broadband Service Manager and Director Installation Guide provides instructions for installing Cisco BBSM software.
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