CCM4.0 Backup and upgrade to 4.2

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Apr 10th, 2007

Hello I new to CCM. I have in lab cisco 7800 server with 4.0 installed i like to backup, and up grade to 4.2 can some one tell me how to proced with this.

Second question i have same ccm 4.0 i have 4 phones i need to connect the call manager and without poe switch. But i have local power for the phones and i have unmanged switch and 1800 router and pix 501. please help. thanks

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thisisshanky Tue, 04/10/2007 - 12:51

According to this doc, you can directly upgrade from 4.02a to 4.2(3).

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps556/prod_software_versions_comparison.html

You can download the 4.2 upgrade file from CCO

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/callmgr-42

For phones to register with Callmanager, you need to setup phones with a static TFTP address or if using DHCP, your DHCP scope should have a custom option 150 defined with the ip address of TFTP server. The TFTP server should be one of the callmanager servers running TFTp service. (typically the Publisher itself)

HTH

Sankar

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joe2065 Tue, 04/10/2007 - 12:56

I have the new 4.2 call manager software full package from cisco. What i want to know is that i want to bakcup the data before i upgrade and how do i do that

thisisshanky Tue, 04/10/2007 - 13:04

You will need to install BARS (Backup and Restore System). Its either available on your 4.2 discs set or you can download it from CCO. (The link i pasted before should help). Using BARs you have to dump the database into a tar file and move it off the server. I usually take a system backup using Ghost, Acronis etc just in case.

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