Release Notes for Cisco Small Business SPA30X and SPA50X IP Phone Firmware Version 7.5.7
First Published: February 13, 2015
These Release Notes describe the updates and fixes in version 7.5.7 of the Cisco Small Business SPA30X and SPA50X IP Phone firmware.
As with any firmware release, read these release notes before you upgrade the firmware. Cisco also recommends that you back up the configuration before you perform any firmware upgrade.
Before You Upgrade
When you upgrade a Cisco SPA50X or Cisco SPA30X IP Phone, if you have installed a firmware version prior to 7.5.2b, you must first upgrade to 7.5.2b before you upgrade to release 7.5.3 or to a later release. See the following table for more information.
Firmware Release Installed on Your Phone
Special Instructions for Upgrading to Release 7.5.3 or Later
Upgrade to 7.5.2b first, then upgrade to 7.5.3 or later.
Use the following sections to obtain related information.
For SPA30xG and SPA50xG, the openssl upgrades from 0.9.7k to openssl 0.9.8zc.
New and Changed Features
BLF Call Pickup Feature
If you configure the BLF call pickup function on a programmable line key, the user can select any registering line key explicitly to pick up the call, regardless of the "vid" setting.
For example: On UUT, register Ext 1 and 2 to server, and map line key 1 and 2 to Ext 1 and 2 respectively. On sidecar, set < Unit 1 Key 1 > = "fnc=sd+cp+blf;firstname.lastname@example.org;nme=1000;vid=1”.
When number 1000 receives an incoming call, line key 1 on UUT sidecar will keep flashing. The call can be answered on UUT ext 1 if user presses line key 1 directly.
If user selects UUT line key 2 (phone changes to dialing status) and presses sidecar line key 1, UUT will find a idle call appearance of Ext 2 to pick up the call. If no idle call is found on Ext 2, UUT uses the Ext line specified by "vid" to find the idle call, and the next behavior is the same as in 7.5.5.
SSLv3 disable by default
The Enable SSLv3 feature allows the user to enable or disable the SSLv3. By default SSLv3 is disabled. SSLv2 is always disabled.
This release contains no Installation information.
The SPA 30x/50x phone do not support font size 12, for Hebrew language.
For SPA phones, a “+” sign is missing for the numeric inputs of PAB number entry.
The SPA phones do not support Xuser and Xpassword.
The SPA5x5 phone, displays the CFWD softkey for other call states (dialing), even if the CFWD service is disabled.
For SPA5x5/51x phone, the string, “Blind transfer number” is missing in XML Dictionary.
The following caveats are resolved after release 7.5.6.
The SPA500S phone re-orders lines, if the User ID is same for different domain in email address.
Cisco SPA 5XX and 525 Codec negotiation.
For SPA phones, No SUBSCRIBE messages for shared line after TCP disconnection.
For SPA5x5/525 phone, CFWD indication tone is wrong, after CFWD on web GUI is enabled.
For SPA5x5/SPA525 phone, there is no audio with SRTP key changes during a call.
The SPA5x5/SPA525 phone, Call Pick on KEMS only works from the first registered SIP line.
For SPA5x5/SPA525 phones, Group Paging RTP transmits to intercom even after call ends.
For SPA5X5/SPA525: 631101733:No transfer softkey when the incoming call is anonymous.
For SPA5x5 phone Group Paging has issue with Symmetric RTP, set to yes in 7.5.6a.
The SPA5x5 SCA Line seizure - phone reboot issue.
The SPA5x5 Phone freeze after group paging call.
For SPA514G, BLF is broken in firmware 7.5.6.
Behavior During Times of Network Congestion
Anything that degrades network performance can affect voice and video quality, and in some cases, can cause a call to drop. Sources of network degradation can include, but are not limited to, the following activities:
Administrative tasks, such as an internal port scan or security scan
Attacks that occur on your network, such as a Denial of Service attack
To reduce or eliminate any adverse effects to the devices, schedule administrative network tasks during a time when the devices are not being used or exclude the devices from testing.
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