Change PLM User/Password

Changing Username and password is a common request from our clients. Today’s blog is all about the PLM user/password options. How to change username /password and unlock the admin account . Change PLM Password Use below command to change your PLM password. license management reset user password Change PLM Username Use below command to change…

For secure signaling & media , do we need mixed mode ?

Security is a major concern for every organization. But when it comes to UC security many organizations are less concerned . Some major changes happened with UCM security . Today’s blogs is all about comparing the UCM security and the changes with different CSR revision. We all are familiar with UCM Non Secure and Mixed…

CUCM Certificate Regeneration Cheatsheet

Its a common doubt which comes to everyone’s mind when regenerating the UCM certificates. When regenerating a certificate whats the risk involved, what services need to be restarted ,do we need to restart the phone or not etc… Refer below mentioned cheatsheet during such situation . And this was shared on Cisco Live presentation. The…

FXS port SIP Registration with CUCM

MGCP or SCCP, these are the two protocols which comes to our mind when are asked to register a VG or FXS port on CUCM. But now Its not just MGCP or SCCP. We can register the FXS port’s using SIP protocols. If below requirements met, you can register your VG/FXS ports using SIP protocol….

Extension mobility login options

Extension Mobility allows users to temporarily access their phone settings, such as line appearances, services, and speed dials, from other phones within your system. I am not explaining the steps how to enable this feature, because its already covered by many on the internet by both videos and documents. This blog is all about the…

Maximum Partitions in a CSS

The list of partitions in a calling search space is limited to a maximum of 1024 characters. This means that the maximum number of partitions in a CSS varies depending on the length of the partition names. Use the following table to determine the maximum number of partitions that you can add to a calling…

No More .0 and .5 Mainline Releases

If you are expecting CUCM 14.5 , there is no more Minor version (Long Life Releases).From version 14 you will be moving to V15. But Service Updates(SU’s) will be released. So if you have any plan to upgrade your CUCM, don’t wait for 14.5

CUCM Data Export

As mentioned in my previous blogs, Fresh install of CUCM, IM applications can be done using data export from old cluster. Fresh install with Data export are supported by 12.5Su5/14+ versions and supported source release are 10.5, 11.5, 12.5, 14. In this blog I explain how to export the data from an old cluster to…

Enable-sha512 COP File

What this COP file provides:This COP file provides support for sha512 signed ISO and COP files for CUCM, CUC, CER, PLM, IM&P, and PCD versions that do not contain the support natively. The following table contains the minimum version number where sha512 support is natively included. If your current running version is lower than the…

Supported Upgrade Paths and COP Files for CUCM/IM 14

The following table highlights supported upgrade paths to upgrade to Release 14 of Cisco Unified Communications Manager and the IM and Presence Service. It also lists the upgrade paths that require COP files. You must install COP files on each node before you begin an upgrade using the Cisco Unified OS Admin interface, or before…