[cisco-voip] CM 5 -> 6 upgrade issues

Ed Leatherman ealeatherman at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 11:43:28 EST 2009

There were some 7961's that weren't on matching firmware for some reason,
but all my problems were with 7960's and 7914 expansion modules.. and the
firmware was the same before and after the upgrade for both of those. I was
thinking the same thing, maybe some firmware upgrades got hosed up.

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Lelio Fulgenzi <lelio at uoguelph.ca> wrote:

> Ed, did you upgrade the firmware on the phones before the system upgrade?
> That's one thing they suggest to do.
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> From: "Ed Leatherman" <ealeatherman at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [cisco-voip] CM 5 -> 6 upgrade issues
> Quick little update on this issue since there were so many helpful
> suggestions when I started troubleshooting this.
> After a good bit of education and 'engineering' on my part I was able to
> load the backups from the night before the upgrade and the night after the
> upgrade onto VM's and get a look at the particular device configs before and
> after. Nothing looks out of place to me, which is leading me to think there
> was some issue with either TFTP, or some communications with the CM nodes
> and/or devices which would cause side cars and phones to not register or
> recieve phone calls.. unfortunately not something I can really troubleshoot
> so well from the lab. The issues with lines disappearing out of the CM
> configs seems to me to be human error.. the techs thought some things were
> supposed to be there that never were.. helpful (><)
> TAC is looking at the logs I collected from the event, i'm getting ready to
> update the SR with my own findings from the lab work once I get feedback
> from the folks on-call that took the problem reports.
> I'll update the list again if anything interesting pops up from this.
> Cheers!
> Ed
>>  On Jan 19, 2009, at 7:35 PM, Ed Leatherman wrote:
>> Hi folks, had some issues after upgrading to CM 6 this weekend from
>> version 5, and ended up backing out of the upgrade and rebooting back to
>> version 5. Curious if anyone has seen the following issues after upgrading
>> to CM6:
>> - Lines on some phones disappearing from the phone and from callmanager
>> - ring settings on lines being changed
>> - phones registering but not getting calls
>> - 7914 expansion modules not coming up
>> - Some phones not registering at all
>> So far the only commonality I can figure out between the phones
>> w/disappearing lines, is that they were programmed back in CM3.X with line2,
>> line3, line4 etc line appearances of the same DN, instead of 1 line button
>> with multiple max call appearance/busy trigger.
>> I did not have the opportunity to do much troubleshooting before changing
>> back.. our post-upgrade tests worked fine and I didnt know there were issues
>> until after we were back in production time. Since I have a list of specific
>> phones that had issues, i'm going to build a CM5 pub in the lab and restore
>> a recent backup, then upgrade to CM6 and see if the same problems come up
>> with it so I can actually troubleshoot.. provided I can get around licensing
>> problems with that.
>> I was expecting this to be an easy upgrade, and the upgrade process itself
>> went off without a hitch, but ended up being the first one i've had to
>> totally back out of.
>> Thanks!
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> Ed Leatherman
> Assistant Director, Voice Services
> West Virginia University
> Telecommunications and Network Operations
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Ed Leatherman
Assistant Director, Voice Services
West Virginia University
Telecommunications and Network Operations
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