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Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Release Notes, Version 2000.4.5


Table Of Contents

Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Release Notes, Version 2000.4.5


Related Documentation

Hardware Requirements

What Is New in Release 2000.4.5

Using Bug Toolkit

Known Issues

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

Cisco Product Security Overview

Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Release Notes, Version 2000.4.5

These release notes provide information for Cisco-provided operating system versions 2000.4.5, which supports Cisco Unified CallManager, Cisco Personal Assistant, Cisco Emergency Responder, Cisco Unified Contact Center Express, Cisco Unified IP-IVR, Cisco Unified IP Queue Manager, Cisco Conference Connection, Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal, and Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.


This release notes document contains information on the following topics:

Related Documentation

Hardware Requirements

What Is New in Release 2000.4.5

Using Bug Toolkit

Known Issues

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

Cisco Product Security Overview

Related Documentation

Use these release notes in conjunction with the following documents:

Installing the Operating System on the Cisco Unified Communications Server

This document provides information on installing the operating system.


Cisco IP Telephony Operating System, SQL Server, Security Updates

This document provides information for tracking Cisco-supported operating system, SQL Server, and security files that are available for web download.


Hardware Requirements

This Cisco Unified Communications operating system supports new installations for the Cisco Media Convergence Servers (MCS) and Cisco-approved, customer-provided servers that are listed in Table 1. For information about supported upgrades, see the "What Is New in Release 2000.4.5" section.

Note Cisco-approved, customer-provided servers must meet exact server configurations.

Note This operating system does not support servers with only "ECS" appended to the end of the model number.

Table 1 Supported Hardware Platform for New Installations 

Cisco MCS
Cisco-Approved Servers


IBM x206


IBM x206m


IBM x306


IBM x306m


IBM x3250


IBM x346 or IBM x346r


IBM x3650


IBM x346 or IBM x346r


IBM x3650


HP DL320 G3


HP DL320 G4


HP DL320 G5


HP DL380 G4


HP DL380 G5


HP DL380 G4


HP DL380 G5

What Is New in Release 2000.4.5

Cisco Unified Communications operating system versions 2000.4.5 contains the following changes:

Inclusion of Microsoft Windows 2000 hotfixes released after Service Pack (sP)4

Support for new servers

Updates to HP and IBM firmware, drivers, and software

Upgrade of Microsoft services and components

Upgrade the firmware and driver for RSA-II (Remote Server Assistance) cards on the IBM x3650 series servers (MCS-7835-I2, MCS-7845-I2)

Support for ILo2 (Integrated Lights Out 2) on HP DL380-G5 (MCS-7835-H2, MCS-7845-H2) servers

Support for Network Interface Card (NIC) Teaming for IBM x346 or IBM x346r Single and Dual CPU servers (MCS-7835-I1, MCS-7845-I1) and IBM x3650 Single and Dual CPU Servers (MCS-7835-I2, MCS-7845-I2)

Using Bug Toolkit

You can find the latest open and resolved caveat information by using Bug Toolkit, which is an online tool that allows you to view the details of a bug. To access Bug Toolkit, you need the following items:

Internet connection

Web browser

Cisco.com user ID and password

To enter a specific bug ID in Bug Toolkit, perform the following procedure:


Step 1 Click http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/launch_bugtool.pl.

Step 2 Log on with your Cisco.com user ID and password.

Step 3 Click the Launch Bug Toolkit hyperlink.

Step 4 Enter the bug ID number in the Enter known bug ID: field; click Search.

Known Issues

Table 2 provides a list of known issues. To access information on a specific bug, click the URL in the Headline column.

Table 2 Known Issues



HP DL320 G4 and HP DL380 G5 NIC driver does not have the Speed Duplex Option in the Windows 2000 operating system.



In Microsoft Internet Explorer, the default value of the Automatic Detect Setting for the LAN option does not equal "on".



The winmgmt.exe application consumes an increasingly large amount of CPU until it consumes 100% of the CPU.



iBMPSGTemperatureSensorStatus returns zero-length data for status.



Advacend settings utility (ASU) does not have the option to enable RAID related settings on IBM x3250 servers



Windows Device Manager displays a yellow bang symbol next to the driver for the Intel(R) E7230 processor to I/O Controller for IBM x3250 servers.


Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:


Cisco Product Security Overview

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A summary of U.S. laws governing Cisco cryptographic products may be found at: http://www.cisco.com/wwl/export/crypto/tool/stqrg.html. If you require further assistance please contact us by sending email to export@cisco.com.

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