Adding a second subscriber

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Jun 28th, 2007
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Does do I need to get another license if I want to add a second subscriber into my call manager cluster? I know how to add a second subscriber, but I want to make sure that after 30 days the new/second subscriber doesn't shutdown because we're in evaluation mode or something similar. Like I discovered the hard way with unity.


For what its worth, my call manager version is 4.1.3sr5b. I have 1 publisher and 1 subscriber; i'd like to add one more subscriber to take some of the load off the other two boxes.

Correct Answer by mchandak about 10 years 3 weeks ago

You dont need to add any license file to add Additional CallManagers upto CM 4.x. With CM 5.x you need a NODE License to be installed for every callmanager in the cluster.

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mchandak Thu, 06/28/2007 - 11:04
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You dont need to add any license file to add Additional CallManagers upto CM 4.x. With CM 5.x you need a NODE License to be installed for every callmanager in the cluster.

ricky-li Mon, 07/09/2007 - 12:50
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Thanks, for now i'm sticking to CM 4.1sr5b. But good to know that when I go CM5 i'll need to purchase licenses.

thisisshanky Thu, 06/28/2007 - 11:05
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You have to buy a server, and the CM software.


CM4.1-K9-78XXI1-1


XX = 25, 35, 45, depending on the server you are getting.


The server part no will be


MCS-78XX-AB-IPC1


where XX = 25,35,45

B = 1,2, (H1, H2, I1, I2)

A = H for HP or I for IBM


HTH


Sankar


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ricky-li Mon, 07/09/2007 - 12:27
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Thanks, actually i have an existing MCS-7825 sitting around that was used for an old Unity installation. That I want bring it back into service as a secondary subscriber.


yes long story short, before I got to this job the previous admin bought 3 MCS-7825 for pub, sub and Unity. Even though unity could have gone on any generic server.

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