Our servers are reaching end of life so we decided to upgrade. However, we only purchased the servers, thinking that we could use the 4.1 software that we already have. I just received the new MCS 7835 H2 servers and our software is telling me that the server is unsupported. Is there anything that I can do about this? I know that the servers are capable of running this version of software.
The Server you have needs Operating System 2000.4.4a. So for this to work, you will have to order for the latest CM 4.1 Kit from Product Upgrade Tool (PUT). To access PUT, go to http://www.cisco.com/upgrade
Here you would need to enter your SAU/SASU Contract ID and this should let you to order CM 4.1 Kit which would have the OS version you need
Are you getting this error “Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported. The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The value UI mode identifiers...
The below trick might come handy when you have to add a new node to a cluster but you don't have or is unsure of the security password for the publisher. This procedure has been around for ages.
1) Login into the CLI of the Publisher.