Unity 5x license question

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Mar 21st, 2008
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Does anyone know if Unity 5x has the same or similar type of demo license that 4x has?


I have 4x in my lab that has always just used the license that came with the bundle (10 subscribers and 2 ports). This box is a Cisco MCS box we purchased for the exact reason of getting the software bundle included.


Does the same thing exist with 5 or am I looking at having to relicense a lab server? It seems a little silly since I have UCSS for Unity, but now may have to purchase additional licensing? If that is the case, fine - I don't like it, but fine. I just need to know.


I am having an unbelievably hard time getting this questioned answered by TAC or my account team.

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davidgoude Fri, 03/21/2008 - 06:30
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Sorry - I didn't realize I put this in the IPT forum. If any mods can move this to the Unified Apps forum, I would appreciate it.

Rob Huffman Fri, 03/21/2008 - 06:49
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Hi David,


The same Demo License is available for Unity 5.x so you are good to go :)


Here is the related Unity 5.x info;


A demonstration system uses one of two different license files:


•Default license file (available on the Cisco Unity server).


•Time-limited license file (must be ordered from Cisco).


Limits on a Cisco Unity Demonstration System


Depending on the type of license file you use-Default License File or Time-Limited License File-the Cisco Unity demonstration system will have the limits listed below.


Default License File


10 languages


2 RealSpeak text-to-speech (TTS) sessions


10 mailboxes for one of the following subscriber types:


-Unified Messaging (UM) subscribers


-Voice Messaging (VM) subscribers


10 Cisco Unity Inbox subscribers


2 voice ports


2 voice-recognition sessions


30-second limit for messages


The ability to integrate with any supported phone system





Time-Limited License File


The time-limited license enables either Unified Messaging (UM) or Voice Messaging (VM) with the following limitations:


UM feature package


-50 UM subscribers with 16 sessions


-2 RealSpeak text-to-speech (TTS) sessions


-2 languages


-AMIS


-16 voice ports


-2 voice-recognition sessions


VM feature package


-50 VM subscribers with 16 sessions


-2 RealSpeak text-to-speech (TTS) sessions


-2 languages


-25 Cisco Unity Inbox users


-16 voice ports


-2 voice-recognition sessions


The time-limited license includes the following additional limitations:


Time limit (after which Cisco Unity stops handling calls)


-60 days


-90 days


Only one license file on the Cisco Unity server is permitted


Non-renewable


Locked to the specific MAC address of the network interface card (NIC) on the Cisco Unity server


The ability to integrate with any supported phone system


From this good doc;


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/unity/5x/release/notes/501curelnotes.html#wp42815


Hope this helps!

Rob


Tommer Catlin Fri, 03/21/2008 - 09:34
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The demo license is the same. 2 ports, 10 subscribers.


If you have a Unity 4.x *Licensed*. you can do the following:


email [email protected]

include the following:

SmartNet contract

MAC address of OLD unity server 4.2

MAC address of NEW unity server 5.x

LIC file from 4.2 unity server

explain what you are doing and they should have no problem assigning a new LIC file for your 5.x server


cheers

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