While I generally support Open Source applications, and prefer *nix solutions to Windows-based solutions, I don't know that I'd be comfortable running enterprise-level or mission-critical phone systems on an open source PBX platform.
Why not, that's what Avaya have done, and Mitel. If these guys are happy running on open source then why not you or Cisco?
Cisco's idea for this is that it will be an application black box, in much the same way PIX firewalls are linux boxes but with a closed up front end, so will call manager. No more running apps on call manager servers that we all know Cisco don't want us to but we all do anyway. DHCP anyone? Web services? etc.etc.
Just because it's open source doesn't mean it's no good. And hey if it cuts down on the number of OS patches then I'm all for it.
A guy in Cisco Development told me that they are looking at a 'flavour' of Linux amongst other OS choices. Nothing definite had been decided but they were aiming for end of 2004/beginning 2005 (this was as per 2 months ago).
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.