About this Document

This document provides installation instructions for CVP12.5(1) ES18. It also contains a list of CVP issues resolved by this engineering special. Review all installation information before installing the product. Failure to install this engineering special as described can result in inconsistent CVP behavior.

This document contains these sections:


About Cisco CVP (and CVP Engineering Specials)

This Engineering Special patch:

    Includes Defect Fixes

       Is a cumulative ES.

CVP Compatibility and Support Specifications

CVP Version Support

CVP Component Support

This section lists the CVP components on which you can and cannot install this engineering special.

Supported CVP Components

You can install CVP12.5(1) ES18 on these CVP components:

Unsupported CVP Components


CVP Engineering Special Installation Planning

Pre Installation Steps

Any one the following installation needs to be done.

  1. CVP 12.5(1)
  2. CVP 12.5(1) with CVP12.5(1) ES16 patch (OpenJDK Migration)
  3. CVP 12.5(1a)

Installing CVP12.5(1) ES18

Pre-Installation Steps:


1. CVP 12.5(1) or CVP 12.5(1) with CVP12.5(1) ES16 or CVP 12.5(1a)

2. Before installing the patch, the audio files must be backed up from C:\Cisco\CVP\VXMLServer\Tomcat\webapps\CVP\audio folder.

3. Take backup of all custom files, if any. The custom files are located in the lib folder of the application-specific directory in the VXML server. For example, the files for HelloWorld custom application are located in the C:\Cisco\CVP\VXMLServer\Application\Helloworld\lib folder.


Patching Unified CVP VXMLServer and CallServer:


1. Perform shutdown on CVP VXMLServer and CallServer.

2. Run the patch installer.

3. Reboot the machine.


Patching Unified OPSConsoleServer:


1. Shutdown Cisco CVP OPSConsoleServer service.

2. Run the patch installer.

3. Reboot the machine.


Patching Unified Reporting Server:


1. Shutdown Cisco CVP CallServer Service.

2. Run the patch installer.

3. Reboot the machine.


Post Installation Steps:


1. Ensure all services are up and running after the patch is installed.

2. Ensure the audio folder is created under C:\Cisco\CVP\VXMLServer\Tomcat\webapps\CVP

3. Restore the backed up audio files and custom files.


Uninstalling CVP12.5(1) ES18

1. To uninstall this patch, go to Control Panel.

2. Select "Add or Remove Programs".

3. Find the installed patch in the list and select "Remove".

Resolved Defects in this Engineering Special

This section provides a list of significant CVP defects resolved by this engineering special.

Resolved Defects in CVP12.5(1) ES18

This section lists Defects specifically resolved by CVP12.5(1) ES18.

Index of Resolved Defects





CVP Graceful shutdown getting stuck on Partial State


CVP server stops processing all calls after a server reboot


DialogFlow, VXML Document is wrongly having prompt in the catch block for no-input


Java null pointer exception is seen in VXML server logs when it could not find dfElem


CVP log files are not getting retrieved via SPOG Log collection utlity


ES11 install on CVP 11.6 does not allow Location edits


CVP OAMP VXML Application Transfer Fails


OAMP: Allow hostname for VXML server in VVB template management


CVP PCS Survey and SMS and email survey after voice with WxM


Limit ports usage per cvp server with smart license


VXMLServer StandAlone REQICM label request was not honoring the PRIMARY/BACKUP configuration


CVP OAMP GUI issues with sip server group and call server statistics after installing 12.5(1) ES10.


Zombie Checker Update Request Causes Mid Session Refresh


Form/Digit element re-prompts no-match n+1 times while configuration has only 'n' times.


CVP v11.5 Calls Fail Due to channel does not exist Exception Error


Migrate CVP OAMP from Struts 1.2.4 to Struts 2.x or alternate framework


VXML GW throws semantic error for no-match scenario and drops the call.


VXML applications failing after timeout randomly at Set Value node


Reporting server not having any data related to VXML Subsystem/App



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