I have System version: 18.104.22.16800-5 Unrestricted Unified Communication Manager (VMware ESXi 4.1.0)
(Cisco UCS 210 M2). Upgrading/Patch to UCSInstall_UCOS_UNRST_22.214.171.12400-6.sgn.iso 4877.93 MB. I have not performed this task on Cisco UCS and VMware before. However; I have upgraded/patch MCS 7845 HP servers. There are a couple questions to ask.
When I look in the show version I only see an active version of 126.96.36.19900-5. There is only one active version will it show that I have an inactive after I upload 188.8.131.5200-6 then I will see the inactive partition and select do not reboot after upgrade.
You will not see inactive version until you actually perform the upgrade in which case the current version will become inactive and the new version will be active.
There is no way to just upload the new version to CUCM server without installing it, you perform the install and it installs it in inactive partition and after either automatic or manual version switch is issued the partitions are swapped.
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.