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Prouct Bulletin No. 1712
Cisco ONS 15327 SONET
Software Release 1.0.2
The Cisco ONS 15327 metro optical transport platform delivers supercharged SONET, integrated optical networking, unprecedented multiservice interfaces and radical economic benefits for today's ever-changing networks. The inherent flexibility of the Cisco ONS 15327 enables service providers to economically migrate their networks to meet today's market demands.
The ONS 15327 leverages Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) technology to support the service providers need for network reliability and support for the TDM traffic base, while integrating data technologies to efficiently aggregate and transport frame-, packet-, and cell-based traffic over a single, converged network. Changing traffic requirements are not the only service provider challenge. The Cisco ONS 15327 solution is engineered to be simple to configure and order, quick to install, and easy to provision, providing lower long-term cost of ownership and operation.
ONS 15327 Release 1.0.2. Issue Resolutions
The Cisco ONS 15327 solution is deployed in a wide variety of customer networks in multiple applications. Customer feedback and Cisco's testing group help identify areas of improvement, which ultimately drives the constant evolution of the product and its functionality. The Cisco ONS 15327 Release 1.0.2. system software is designed to further strengthen the overall software code base. R.1.0.2.is a maintenance release that resolves the following notable system issue.
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Under some circumstances, CTC enters a condition whereby the CPU remains at 100 percent utilization for the platform on which it is running (it is normal for the CPU to undergo brief periods of 100 percent utilization). For a network to be vulnerable to this issue, it must contain ONS 15327s of, at least 8 nodes and the node acting as the CTC host (GNE) must be one of the following:
•ONS 15327 Release 1.0
•ONS 15327 Release 1.0.1
•ONS 15454 Release 3.0
•ONS 15454 Release 3.0.1
•ONS 15454 Release 3.0.2
•ONS 15454 Release 3.0.3
•ONS 15454 Release 3.1
For additional details regarding R1.0.2 resolutions, consult the Release Notes for Cisco ONS 15327 Release 1.0.2. at the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps2001/prod_release_notes_list.html
All previously released Cisco ONS 15327 interface and common control hardware is compatible with this software load. Before inserting a new node into an operating ring or linear network, all existing Cisco ONS 15327 nodes connected via optical SDCC interfaces should be upgraded to a consistent level of system software to ensure proper operation.
The Cisco ONS 15327 Release 1.0.2 system software is orderable now with shipments beginning Feb 22nd, 2002.
The Cisco ONS 15327 Release 1.0.2 system can be ordered from your Cisco sales representative or through Cisco's on-line ordering tool. Specific product codes and descriptions are detailed below.
Product Code Description 15327-R1.0.2SW/CD=
Release 1.0.2 Feature Package, CD/ROM
Release 1.0.2 Software, pre-loaded on XTC card
For more information on the ONS 15327, go to http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps2001/prod_literature.html