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Release Notes for the Bulk Administration Tool Release 3.0(3)
September 19, 2000
These release notes describe the caveats for the Bulk Administration Tool (BAT) Release 3.0(3). There are no new features for BAT in Release 3.0(3).
Use these release notes in conjunction with the Release Notes for the Bulk Administration Tool (BAT) Release 3.0(2) and Configuring the Bulk Administration Tool (BAT) Release 3.0(2) documents, located on Cisco Connection Online (CCO) at:
The latest software upgrades and release notes for Cisco CallManager 3.0(3) are available on Cisco Connection Online (CCO) at:
These release notes discuss the following topics:
The Bulk Administration Tool (BAT) is a plug-in application to the Cisco CallManager. BAT enables you to add up to 10,000 phones and users to the Cisco CallManager application. Using BAT, you can also perform bulk modifications to phones and delete several phones at one time.
The following specifications apply to BAT Release 3.0(3):
•BAT Release 3.0(3) is compatible with Cisco CallManager Release 3.0(3).
•BAT must be installed on the Cisco CallManager, along with the primary publisher database, and Microsoft Posting Acceptor 1.01.
Note If Microsoft Posting Acceptor 1.01 is not installed on your system, you are prompted to install Microsoft Posting Acceptor 1.01.
•The BAT application uses approximately 7 MB of disk space for the executable and the online documentation.
•The BAT application requires no maintenance other than possible upgrades when Cisco CallManager is upgraded.
•Only administrators require access to BAT.
New and Changed Information
The Bulk Administration Tool Release 3.0(3), a maintenance release, offers no new features. Refer to the "Resolved Caveats" for more information.
Limitations and Restrictions
The following section describes the known limitations and restrictions for BAT 3.0(3).
Issues with Netscape Navigator
The following section describes limitations users may encounter while using Netscape Navigator to view BAT 3.0(3).
•The transaction status does not display in Netscape Navigator.
•To view latest log, click Latest Log; then, press Ctrl + R to refresh the page so that you view the latest log. Otherwise, BAT 3.0(3) may show previous transaction details.
•In Netscape Navigator 4.7, the '+' sign on detailed web-help does not display, although detailed web-help feature is available.
•When user clicks on View File in the BAT tool, Netscape Navigator does not display the file unless it is a standard file type, such as ".txt" or ".csv." To view other file types, use BAT with Microsoft Internet Explorer.
•Do not use Netscape Navigator to insert phones or users from the Cisco CallManager server. Users can use Netscape Navigator from any other client machine to perform insert actions.
Resolved Caveats - Release 3.0(3)
Table 1 lists and describes Caveats that were resolved in the Bulk Administration Tool Release 3.0(3).
For specific troubleshooting information, refer to the Cisco IP Telephony Troubleshooting Guide for Release 3.0. You can access this guide at the following website address:
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