Unity Platform CD

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May 7th, 2008

How do you get new Unity OS installation CD's or do you have to order a new server from Cisco to gain access to them? I have ordered several Unity upgrade cd/dvd's from PUT and the platform cd/dvd does not ship with upgrades. the only OS CD/DVD that I can order from PUT is an upgrade from 2000 to 2003. I am trying to create a fresh install in the lab and wanted to use the Unity OS installation CD/DVD instead of the windows server OS.

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Tommer Catlin Wed, 05/07/2008 - 08:10

The platform disc does not ship with the upgrade UNLESS, the OS was ordered. So the order has to included

- Unity 4.x/5.x upgrade

- Windows OS 2003 (or upgrade)

Im not sure of the part numbers because I am more on the Post side of sales.

You can use a regular Windows 2003 disc on the MCS servers, that is not a problem. Unity will still function the same.

Hope this helps

arnieg Wed, 05/07/2008 - 09:01

There is not an option for ordering the OS, only an upgrade from 2000 to 2003. I have had sasu since our initial purchase in 2001 and ordering the OS using PUT has never been an option (only upgrades). I do have the original CD's but they look for a raid 5 setup instead of a mirror, therefore they fail.

Tommer Catlin Wed, 05/07/2008 - 09:03

yeah, not sure then. I would check with your local SE on which option that would be to get the platform disc. I know it's a partnumber, but I do not know which one it is.

mlitka Wed, 05/07/2008 - 09:45

The upgrade from 2000 to 2003 requires this part #:

UNITY-OS-UPG-K9= Unity OS Upgrade - 2000 to 2003 - For SASU/UCSS ONLY

It includes the following CD/DVDS:

- Cisco Unity Platform Configuration for HP DL320G4 and DL320G5 based servers (MCS 7825-H2, MCS 7835-H2, MCS 7845-H2)

- Cisco Unity Platform Configuration for IBM x206M, x306M, and x3650 (MCS 7815-I2, MCS 7825-I2, MCS 7835-I2, MCS 7845-I2)

- Cisco Unity Platform Configuration for HP DL320G5 based servers, MCS-7825-H3

- Cisco Unity Platform Configuration for MCS-7815-I3 and MCS-7825-I3 series servers, IBM xSeries-x3250

- Cisco Unity Operating System 2003 (French)

- Cisco Unity Operating System 2003 (German)

- Cisco Unity Operating System 2003 (Japanese)

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