CUCM feature comparison list between versions

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Apr 4th, 2008
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Has anyone stumbled across a Communications Manager feature comparison list between versions on CCO?


My current requirement is to compare available features in release 4.3 against 3.2.

Correct Answer by s.casper_2 about 9 years 1 month ago

Rob, this is awesome, keep going! Got anything for CUCM 5 & 6?


Steve

Correct Answer by Rob Huffman about 9 years 1 month ago

Hi John,


I have never seen one doc that lists this type of feature comparison (too bad :(


There have been new features added in each release between CCM 3.2 and CCM 4.3 I have tried to pick out the releases that had the biggest changes since CCM 3.2. These would be CCM 3.3(4), CCM 4.1(3) and CCM 4.2(1)Have a look;


CCM 3.3.4 New and changed Information


Forced Authorization Codes and Client Matter Codes


Cisco WebDialer


Cisco IP Telephony Backup and Restore System (BARS)


New and Updated Phone Support


Extension Mobility Enhancements


Cisco Security Agent


Dialed Number Analyzer (DNA)


Image Authentication


NM-HDV2 and NM-HD Support for Cisco CallManager


Conferencing Enhancements


Block External To External Transfer Service Parameter


International Dial Plan


Calling Search Space Enhancements


Default Trace Level Changed for Cisco Database Layer Monitor Service



http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps556/prod_release_note09186a008020027c.html#wp1319190




CCM 4.1.3 New and changed Information


http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/voice/c_callmg/4_1/rel_note/413cmrn.htm#wp1708005




Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.3(1), based on release 4.2(3), addresses the retirement of the MS Windows 2000 Operating System by enabling a migration of Cisco Unified CallManager to Windows Server 2003.


Because Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.3(1) is based on release 4.2(3) refer to the Cisco Unified CallManager Documentation Guide for a list of documents that are related to Cisco Unified CallManager release 4.2 at the following URL:


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



CCM 4.2.x New Features


New and Changed Information for Cisco CallManager Features CCM 4.2


The following sections describe new and changed information related to Cisco CallManager features:


Multilevel Precedence and Preemption Enhancements


Device Mobility


Cisco CallManager Attendant Console and Call Pickup Limitation


** Call Pickup Notification


** Directed Call Park


IPMA Enhancements


Cisco Messaging Interface Enhancements


Call Forwarding Enhancements


Password Management Features


** Log Out of Hunt Groups


** Voice-Mail-Related Changes to Hunt List and Hunt Pilot


New MLPP Service Lockout Enterprise Parameter


Phone Button Template


Call Diagnostics and Voice Quality Metrics


Overlap Sending and Receiving for H.323 Gateways


SDL Traces


Cisco CallManager T1 CAS Hookflash Transfer Support


From this doc;



http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps556/prod_release_note09186a00805f1470.html#wp2430214


Hope this helps!

Rob

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Rob Huffman Fri, 04/04/2008 - 05:45
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Hi John,


I have never seen one doc that lists this type of feature comparison (too bad :(


There have been new features added in each release between CCM 3.2 and CCM 4.3 I have tried to pick out the releases that had the biggest changes since CCM 3.2. These would be CCM 3.3(4), CCM 4.1(3) and CCM 4.2(1)Have a look;


CCM 3.3.4 New and changed Information


Forced Authorization Codes and Client Matter Codes


Cisco WebDialer


Cisco IP Telephony Backup and Restore System (BARS)


New and Updated Phone Support


Extension Mobility Enhancements


Cisco Security Agent


Dialed Number Analyzer (DNA)


Image Authentication


NM-HDV2 and NM-HD Support for Cisco CallManager


Conferencing Enhancements


Block External To External Transfer Service Parameter


International Dial Plan


Calling Search Space Enhancements


Default Trace Level Changed for Cisco Database Layer Monitor Service



http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps556/prod_release_note09186a008020027c.html#wp1319190




CCM 4.1.3 New and changed Information


http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/voice/c_callmg/4_1/rel_note/413cmrn.htm#wp1708005




Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.3(1), based on release 4.2(3), addresses the retirement of the MS Windows 2000 Operating System by enabling a migration of Cisco Unified CallManager to Windows Server 2003.


Because Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.3(1) is based on release 4.2(3) refer to the Cisco Unified CallManager Documentation Guide for a list of documents that are related to Cisco Unified CallManager release 4.2 at the following URL:


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



CCM 4.2.x New Features


New and Changed Information for Cisco CallManager Features CCM 4.2


The following sections describe new and changed information related to Cisco CallManager features:


Multilevel Precedence and Preemption Enhancements


Device Mobility


Cisco CallManager Attendant Console and Call Pickup Limitation


** Call Pickup Notification


** Directed Call Park


IPMA Enhancements


Cisco Messaging Interface Enhancements


Call Forwarding Enhancements


Password Management Features


** Log Out of Hunt Groups


** Voice-Mail-Related Changes to Hunt List and Hunt Pilot


New MLPP Service Lockout Enterprise Parameter


Phone Button Template


Call Diagnostics and Voice Quality Metrics


Overlap Sending and Receiving for H.323 Gateways


SDL Traces


Cisco CallManager T1 CAS Hookflash Transfer Support


From this doc;



http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps556/prod_release_note09186a00805f1470.html#wp2430214


Hope this helps!

Rob

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s.casper_2 Fri, 04/04/2008 - 12:34
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Rob, this is awesome, keep going! Got anything for CUCM 5 & 6?


Steve

Rob Huffman Sat, 04/05/2008 - 12:05
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Hi Steve,


Thanks man! For your reference here is the related CCM 5.x and CCM 6.x info :)


Cisco CallManager 5.x Features


Call Forwarding Enhancements


Call Park


Call Pickup Group


CTI and CTI Super Provider


Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP)


International Dial Plans


LDAP Directory Enhancements


Licensing


Personal Directory Enhancements


Phone NTP References for SIP Phones


Presence


Roles and User Groups


RSVP


Service Enhancements


SIP Line Side (Endpoints) Support


SIP Route Pattern


SIP Third-Party Phones


SIP Trunk Enhancements


TFTP Enhancements


URL Dialing


Video Telephony Enhancements


Voice Quality Metrics


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cucm/rel_notes/5_0_1/501cmrn.html




Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 feature enhancements:



•AAC/iLBC Voice Codec Support


•Advanced Ad Hoc Conference


•Audible Message Waiting Indicator


•Barge Enhancements


•Call Diagnostics and Voice Quality Metrics


•Call Forward Enhancements


•Call Forward All Calling Search Space Backward Compatibility


•Call Forward Overriding


•Call Pickup Notification


•Cisco Messaging Interface Enhancements


•Cisco Unified Communications Manager T1 CAS Hookflash Transfer Support


•Connected Number Display


•Credential Policy and User Authentication


•CTI Enhancements


•Device Mobility


•Directed Call Park


•Do Not Disturb


•Hold Reversion


•Intercom


•Licensing Enhancements


•Log Out of Hunt Groups


•Overlap Sending and Receiving for H.323 Gateways


•MGCP T.38 Enhancements


•Privacy on Hold


•Programmable Line Keys


•SCCP Optimization


•SDL Traces


•SIP Endpoints Support


•SIP Third-Party Phones Enhancements


•SIP Trunk Enhancements


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cucm/rel_notes/6_0_1/601cmrn.html#wp44812


Hope this helps!

Rob

Rob Huffman Sun, 04/06/2008 - 07:21
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Hi John,


You are very welcome :) There have been many great changes (as you know) since CCM 3.2. The overall feature set keeps growing and growing to meet our customers needs. The migration from 3.2 is tough but well worth it!


Take care,

Rob

Abhijit.Das Mon, 04/07/2008 - 20:25
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Awesome stuff ( like usual!!) Rob...

Hope you are doing good..These things help a lot during interview time!!

Take care,

Abhijit..

Rob Huffman Tue, 04/08/2008 - 05:57
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Hi Abhijit,


Thanks buddy! Hope things are picking up for you my friend.


Take care,

Rob

Abhijit.Das Tue, 04/08/2008 - 22:49
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Hi Rob,

Thanks. Life is looking a bit better now.. Hope things are fine from your end & you received the new ES to fix your upgrade issue.


Take care,

Abhijit.

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