Cisco ONS 15800 Series DWDM Platforms

Cisco Photonics Toolkit Service Pack 1

Product Bulletin No. 1797

Cisco ONS 15800 rel. 1.6.5 - ANSI Version

Cisco ONS 15801 rel. 1.4.5 - ETSI Version

Cisco Photonics Toolkit Service Pack # 1


The Cisco ONS 15800 / ONS 15801 DWDM system is a field proven, Internet scale, carrier class optical transport platform that allows service providers to maximize the use of installed fibers 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 / ONS 15801 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 / ONS 15801 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 / ONS 15801 the most adaptable DWDM system available.








The patch released with this bulletin solves the Bug ID  CSCdx45824 "FTP Agent wizard in CPTK don't work", enabling Cisco Photonics Toolkit 1.6 to upgrade more than 1 node per time with a new SW agent.


Cisco ONS 15800 / 15801 releases are orderable from CCO.

To download the new software, you may connect to the link and insert the special access code that is provided when a product is ordered. In case of problems you may contact your sales representative.

The following SW products are available on CCO:

File name



TL1 Agent rel. 1.4.3

Cisco Photonics Local Terminal Rel. 2.1.2

Cisco Photonics Toolkit rel. 1.6.4

CPTK16sp1.exe (New!)

Cisco Photonics Toolkit rel. 1.6 Service Pack # 1 - Agent Installation Wizard Patch

FW for all the boards that can be upgraded in field, through CPTK tool

The Patch released with this bulletin is:

CPTK16sp1.exe    Cisco Photonics Toolkit rel. 1.6 Service Pack # 1 - Agent Installation Wizard Patch

This service pack contains two files:

readme.txt               ---> the file that has to be carefully read before proceeding with the patch installation
Agent-Wizard.exe ---> the module that performs the automatic agent download

Detailed description of the outstanding issues, SW limitations and restrictions may be found at on the ONS 15800 rel. 1.6.5 and ONS 15801 Rel. 1.4.5

For more information about DDTS caveats, entitled CCO users may go to Bug Toolkit

or contact Technical Assistance Center by writing to


For SW and FW backward compatibility details, go to:


ONS 15800 / 15801 SW is orderable from CCO.

The ONS 15800 / ONS 15801 rel. 1.6.x software can be ordered from your sales representative or on-line. Specific product codes and descriptions are detailed below.





TL1 Agent (1.4) - ONS 15800 Rel 1.6/ONS 15801 Rel 1.4


Cisco Photonics Toolkit - Release 1.6


Cisco Photonics Local Terminal - Release 2.1

For more information on the Cisco ONS 15800/01, go to

Submitted: Tue Jun, 4th 12:00:00 MET 2002
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