Cisco ONS 15800 Series DWDM Platforms

Cisco ONS 15801-ETSI Version, Software Release 1.3.4

Product Bulletin, No. 1533


Cisco ONS 15801-ETSI Version
Software Release 1.3.4



The Cisco ONS 15800/01 DWDM system is a field proven, Internet scale, carrier class optical transport platform that allows service providers to maximize the use of installed fiber over long-haul networks, and it can scale with the exponential growth of the Internet traffic. Combined with other Cisco products, the Cisco ONS 15800/01 enables carriers to build a flexible end-to-end optical solution that meets the requirements of carrier-class reliability. The multiple band design of the Cisco ONS 15800/01 allows carriers incomparable flexibility to deploy applications and add wavelengths as needed. This feature, combined with an open systems architecture, makes the Cisco ONS 15800/01 the most adaptable DWDM system available.


ONS 15801 Release 1.3.4 Maintenance Issue Resolutions

The Cisco ONS 15800/01 solution is deployed in a wide range of customers 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. ONS 15801 Release 1.3.4 software is designed to further strengthen the overall software code base. This maintenance release resolves the listed system anomalies.

New Functionality

This maintenance release doesn’t introduce new functionalities

Notable Resolved Issues          


Bug ID

Headline and Symptom

Impacted Software Component



CMP files or the CMP file system can become corrupted.

When this problem occurs, the CMP will not be able to complete the boot phase or reach the operating conditions and will eventually keep on rebooting. There is no visual display indicating the problem except that the LED displaying the level of CMP

Q3 agent



Agent Q3 cannot be started if a wrong configuration file is present.

The CMP board keeps on restarting without any possibility to get connected to it through either a telnet or an ftp session.

Q3 agent


ONS 15800 Release 1.5 / ONS 15801 Release 1.3 are orderable. To download the new software release and the relevant software release note document, you should use the link address and the access code that are provided via mail after a product is ordered. In case of problems you may contact your sales representative

New files to be downloaded are named and ONS15801-srn-1.3.4.pdf

Ordering Information

The ONS 15800 Release 1.5 / ONS 15801 Release 1.3 software can be ordered from your sales representative or on-line. Specific product codes and descriptions are detailed below.

Product Code




Q3 Agent (2.0) - ONS 15801 Rel 1.3



TL1 Agent (1.3) - ONS 15800 Rel 1.5/ONS 15801 Rel 1.3


Cisco Photonics Manager - HP Version - Release 2.3


Cisco Photonics Manager - SUN Version - Release 2.3


Mediation Device for CPM - HP and SUN Version - Release 2.3


CPM License Fee for Network Element


Cisco Photonics Local Terminal - Release 2.0


Cisco Photonics Toolkit - Release 1.5


More Information

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