Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide

Software Release 4.0.x Last Updated: August 31, 2007

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CONTENTS
About This Guide Revision History Audience
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Document Objectives

Document Organization vi Non-Trouble Procedure (NTP) vi Detailed Level Procedure (DLP) vi Document Conventions
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Where to Find Safety and Warning Information Obtaining Documentation vii World Wide Web vii Documentation CD-ROM viii Ordering Documentation viii Documentation Feedback viii Obtaining Technical Assistance ix Cisco.com ix Technical Assistance Center ix Cisco TAC Web Site ix Cisco TAC Escalation Center

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Obtaining Additional Publications and Information

Upgrading Software Release 2.2.x to 4.0.x Using the TCC+ Card Before You Begin
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NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2.2.x to Release 4.0.x Upgrade DLP-U1 Verify CTC Workstation Requirements 1-3 DLP-U2 Verify LAN Connections 1-4 DLP-U3 Verify Common Control Cards 1-4 DLP-U4 Verify Alarm Interface Panel 1-4 NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.2.x Database NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card
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NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.2.x to Software R4.0.x DLP-U5 Run the Script 1-10 DLP-U6 Download Release 4.0.x Software 1-11 DLP-U7 Perform a BLSR Lock Out 1-12

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DLP-U28 Activate the New Load 1-13 DLP-U9 Delete Cached JAR Files 1-15 DLP-U10 Remove the BLSR Lock Out 1-16 DLP-U11 Run LDCOMPAT.JAR 1-17 DLP-U12 Set the Date and Time 1-17 NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database 1-18 DLP-U13 Perform a Software R4.0.x BLSR Lock Out 1-19 DLP-U14 Revert to Protect Load 1-20 DLP-U15 Remove the Software R4.0.x BLSR Lock Out 1-21 DLP-U16 Manually Restore the Database 1-22 NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card
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Upgrading Release 3.x to 4.0.x Using the TCC+ Card Before You Begin
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NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3.x to Release 4.0.x Upgrade NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3.x Database
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NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3.x to Software R4.0.x NTP-U10 Download Release 4.0.x Software Using TL1

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About This Guide This section explains the objectives. upgrade to the current software release. and organization of this publication and describes the conventions that convey instructions and other information. intended audience. and revert to the old software. This section provides the following information: • • • • • • • • Revision History Audience Document Organization Document Conventions Where to Find Safety and Warning Information Obtaining Documentation Obtaining Technical Assistance Obtaining Additional Publications and Information Revision History Date 04/06/2007 08/31/2007 Notes Revision History Table added for the first time. Document Objectives This guide explains how to upgrade the software for the Cisco ONS 15454 system. Updated About this Guide chapter. Procedures on how to upgrade the software using TL1 and how to upgrade the TCC+ cards to TCC2 cards are also provided as reference. It contains requirements before upgrading the software and procedures on how to back up the database. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 v .

Command input that is supplied by the user. Non-Trouble Procedure (NTP) Each non-trouble procedure (NTP) is a list of steps designed to accomplish a specific procedure.0.2. Document Conventions This publication uses the following conventions: Convention boldface italic [ ] Application Commands and keywords in body text.2. and every reference to a task includes its DLP number. Detailed Level Procedure (DLP) The DLP (task) supplies additional task details to support the NTP. electronic circuitry and wiring practices.0. When the proper response is not obtained.x. refer to the Detailed Level Procedure (DLP) specified in the procedure steps.x to Software R4. Some steps require that equipment indications be checked for verification.0. telecommunications hardware and cabling. you should be familiar with Cisco or equivalent optical transmission hardware and cabling.x.x Using the TCC+ Card. The DLP lists numbered steps that lead you through completion of a task. Follow the steps until the procedure is complete. and preferably have experience as a telecommunications technician. NTPs are referred to as “procedures” and DLPs are termed “tasks. a trouble clearing reference is provided. Document Organization The Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide is organized into the following chapters: • • Chapter 1. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide vi June 2003 .” Every reference to a procedure includes its NTP number. Note Throughout this guide.x to 4.” provides procedures for upgrading from Software R3.x to Software R4. Keywords or arguments that appear within square brackets are optional.x to 4.” provides procedures for upgrading from Software Release 2. If you need more detailed instructions.0.About This Guide Audience Audience To use this publication.x Using the TCC+ Card. Chapter 2. The information in this guide follows a task-oriented hierarchy using the elements described in the following sections. “Upgrading Release 3. “Upgrading Software Release 2.

Examples of information that the user must enter. Command parameters that must be replaced by module-specific codes. The user is in a situation that could cause bodily injury. The user must select one. In this situation. where Ctrl + D is written. It also includes translations of the safety warnings that appear in the ONS 15454 documentation. hold down the Control key while pressing the D key. World Wide Web You can access the most current Cisco documentation on the World Wide Web at this URL: http://www.cisco. Before working on any equipment. Caution Means reader be careful. refer to Appendix A of the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual that accompanied the product. Examples of information displayed on the screen. These sections explain how to obtain technical information from Cisco Systems. Note Means reader take note. This publication describes the international agency compliance and safety information for the Cisco ONS 15454 systems. Ctrl screen font boldface screen font < > Warning Means danger. the user might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.htm Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 vii . Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the document. be aware of the hazards involved with electrical circuitry and optical lasers and be familiar with standard practices for preventing accidents. Where to Find Safety and Warning Information For safety and warning information. technical assistance. The control key. Obtaining Documentation Cisco provides several ways to obtain documentation. For example.About This Guide Where to Find Safety and Warning Information Convention {x|x|x} Application A choice of keywords (represented by x) appears in braces separated by vertical bars.com/univercd/home/home. and other technical resources.

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NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2. you are not done with a procedure until you have completed it for each node you are upgrading. and you are not done with the upgrade until you have completed each procedure that applies to your network.x Using the TCC+ Card. use the procedures in Chapter 2.2. contact the Technical Assistance Center (TAC).4.0. 1.C H A P T E R 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. site phone number. If you are new to upgrading the ONS 15454. “Upgrading Release 3.2. If you want to upgrade from Releases 3.0. write down the following information about your site. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-1 .x only. page 1-2—This procedure contains critical information and tasks that you must read and complete before beginning the upgrade process. Note Perform the procedures in this chapter in consecutive order unless otherwise noted.x Using the TCC+ Card This chapter explains how to upgrade Cisco ONS 15454’s Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) software from Software Release 2. Caution Read each procedure before you begin the upgrade.x to 4. Turn to a procedure for applicable tasks (DLPs).x to Release 4. In general. Communications. street address. and Control + (TCC+) card.x using the Timing. the data will be useful during and after the upgrade: date. and dial up number. This section lists the chapter procedures (NTPs).0. Caution This chapter supports Software R2.2.2.0. you may want to check off each procedure on your printed copy of this chapter as you complete it.0 – 3.” If you want to upgrade from a release prior to Release 2. see the “Document Organization” section on page vi.2. see the “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix. Before You Begin Before beginning. For contact information.x to 4.x to Software R4.0.x Upgrade. Note For a description of non-trouble procedures (NTP) and detailed level procedures (DLP).

Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Complete the “DLP-U2 Verify LAN Connections” task on page 1-4 Complete the “DLP-U3 Verify Common Control Cards” task on page 1-4. page 1-5—Complete the database backup to ensure that you have preserved your node and network provisioning in the event that you need to restore them.x Upgrade Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 This procedure steps you through the critical information checks and tasks you must complete before beginning an upgrade. proceed with the “NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. For detailed instructions.0. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-2 June 2003 . see the “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix. you should remove them. NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.0. you cannot run CTC Release 2.2.2. page 1-8—You must complete this entire procedure before the upgrade is finished. page 1-18—Complete this procedure only if you need to return to the software load you were running before activating Software R4.x to Release 4. page 1-23—Complete this procedure only if you want to upgrade the TCC+ card to a TCC2 card.x to 4. 4. Required Onsite or remote Superuser Prerequisite Procedures None Read the Release Notes for Cisco ONS 15454 Release 4.x Using the TCC+ Card 2.x Database. Cisco ONS 15454 Release 4.2.x to Software R4. PC or UNIX workstation. Log into the node that you will upgrade. If you have multiple IP addresses on your workstation.2.2.x Upgrade Upgrading Software Release 2. Stop.x. For more information.0. NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. Disable all other Ethernet devices (such as a dial-up adapter) on the workstation that runs CTC. NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card.x software.2. Complete the “DLP-U1 Verify CTC Workstation Requirements” task on page 1-3.x.2. NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database.x. page 1-6—Complete this procedure if you have any TCC cards installed. 6. Complete the “DLP-U4 Verify Alarm Interface Panel” task on page 1-4.0.0.0. NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card.x Database” procedure on page 1-5. 3. When you have completed the tasks for this section.x if multiple IP addresses are configured. 5. You have completed this procedure.x to Release 4. NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2.Chapter 1 NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide.0.

x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2. If you are currently running a release that is also compatible with JRE 1. the extra steps are not necessary.x Service Pack 2 or higher The Java Version installed on your computer is Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Release 1.2.1_02. Windows 98.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.1_02. or an ONS 15327 running release 1.1 or prior. PC or UNIX workstation Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures None Ensure that your workstation is either one of the following: • • IBM-compatible PC with a Pentium or higher processor. You can check this on your browser window after entering the node IP address in the URL window under Java Version. or Windows NT UNIX workstation running any Solaris release Netscape Navigator 4.0.0.73 or higher (Netscape Navigator is included on the ONS 15454 software CD shipped with the node) Internet Explorer 4. Step 2 Ensure that your web browser software is one of the following: • • Step 3 Verify the following: • • Note If you need to install either the JRE 1.0.0.x to 4. verify all PC or UNIX workstation hardware and software requirements. they are included on the ONS 15454 software CD. and 128 MB RAM running Windows 95. you will no longer be able to log into an ONS 15454 running Release 2. Windows 2000. you will have to reinstall Java and delete the JAR files from your workstation’s user TEMP directory after reverting all of the nodes in the network. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-3 .3. Note When you upgrade to JRE 1.3. For detailed installation instructions. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide.1_01 or the Java Policy file. The Java Policy file is installed on your computer.1_02.3. If you must later revert to a release that requires a previous version of the JRE.0. Step 4 Return to your originating procedure (NTP).2.3.2.0. CD-ROM drive.x.x Upgrade DLP-U1 Verify CTC Workstation Requirements Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Before upgrading the workstation to run CTC Release 4.x to Release 4.

PC or UNIX workstation Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of a PC or UNIX workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U1 Verify CTC Workstation Requirements. or two XC10G) are installed at each node. Release 2.x does not support simplex operation. the remaining nodes might be unreachable. Otherwise.0.x to 4. page 1-3 If you have multiple ONS 15454 nodes configured in the same IP subnet.x to Release 4. Step 2 DLP-U3 Verify Common Control Cards Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 This task verifies that two TCC+ cards and two cross-connect cards (two XCs. ensure that only one is connected to a router. page 1-4 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-4 June 2003 . PC or UNIX workstation Required Onsite Superuser Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U3 Verify Common Control Cards. page 1-4 Ensure that the cards are installed.x Using the TCC+ Card DLP-U2 Verify LAN Connections Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Use this procedure to ensure that LAN connections are correct.2. The TCC+ cards are in Slots 7 and 11 and the XC/XCVT/XC10G cross connect cards are in Slots 8 and 10. two XCVTs.0.2. Return to your returning procedure (NTP). Return to your originating procedure (NTP).x Upgrade Upgrading Software Release 2. Repeat Step 1 at every node in the network.2. PC or UNIX workstation with CTC installed Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U2 Verify LAN Connections.Chapter 1 NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for LAN-connection suggestions. DLP-U4 Verify Alarm Interface Panel Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Use this task to ensure Alarm Interface Panel quality.

If the part number is any 67-xx-xxxxx combination.x to 4. Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 If the part number is any number other than 67-xx-xxxxx. Perform the following steps to ensure that all of your AIPs are good. the board must be replaced. page 1-2 Log into CTC. Use an appropriate file name with the file extension .2. NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. If you cannot find the part number. A message appears indicating that the backup is complete.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. PC or UNIX workstation Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2.2. the number may be stamped into the board itself. In the node (default) view.db (for example. Repeat Steps 1 through 6 for each node in the network. The number should be preceded by “P/N” on the sticker.2. For contact information. Repeat Steps 1 through 4 for every node. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-5 .db). go to the next node and start from Step 1 again.0. Click Save. For detailed instructions. contact TAC to request a Return Materials Authorization (RMA).x to Release 4.x Database Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Use this procedure to preserve all configuration data for your network before performing the upgrade. Look at the back of your ONS 15454 node and locate the green board with “AIP” stamped into the right hand side (the writing will be sideways as you face the board).0. Click Backup.x Database Caution If any of your nodes has an AIP board with the part number 67-xx-xxxxx. myDatabase. where each “x” can be any number or letter.x Upgrade. Step 1 Step 2 Note If there is no sticker with a part number. Click OK. contact TAC. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide. click the Maintenance > Database tabs.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). If you are already logged in.2. see the “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix. Locate the sticker with the part number. Save the database on the workstation's hard drive or on network storage. continue with Step 2.

0. do a print screen from the circuit window Step 9 Record data here (if applicable) Slot 7 or Slot 11 (circle one) Slot 8 or Slot 10 (circle one) You must be using TCC+ cards and not TCC cards to upgrade to Release 4. you must first upgrade them to TCC+ cards before continuing with the software upgrade. Complete the “NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card” procedure on page 1-6. You have completed this procedure. If you do not have any TCC cards. linear. Table 1-1 Manually Logged Data Item IP address of the node Node name Timing settings DCC connections. If you have any TCC cards installed. do a print screen from the Provisioning tab in the network view. Use the following table to determine the information you should log. (do print screens as needed) List all protection groups in the system.x Database. do a print screen from the alarm window List circuits.2.2. list all optical ports that have DCCs activated User IDs (List all. Current configuration: BLSR.Chapter 1 NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card Upgrading Software Release 2. do a print screen from the protection group window List alarms. including at least one super user) Inventory. Two TCC+ cards NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card Purpose Tools/Equipment Prerequisite Procedures Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level This procedure upgrades the TCC card to the TCC+ card. do a print screen from the inventory window Active TCC+ Active XC Network information.x” procedure on page 1-8.x. page 1-5 As needed Onsite Provisioning or higher Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-6 June 2003 .x to Software R4. etc.x Using the TCC+ Card Step 8 (Optional) Cisco recommends that you manually log critical information by either writing it down or printing screens where applicable.0.x to 4. complete the table (or your own version) for every node in the network.2.0. proceed with the “NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. Stop.

Disregard this alarm. a. e. When the transfer completes. When the card is first inserted. b. d. This raises the IMPROPRMVL alarm which will clear when the upgrade is complete. Close the ejectors.2. the loading TCC+ card does not boot up in the normal manner. Choose Reset Card. You do not need to do anything in this situation. Wait for the TCC card to reboot. The ONS 15454 boots up the second TCC+ card. Tip When a newly installed TCC+ card has a different version of the ONS 15454 software installed than the version running on the active TCC+ card.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.x. the LEDs on the TCC+ card flash Fail and then the active/standby LED flashes. The ONS 15454 switches the standby TCC+ card to active mode. a.0.x to 4. Slide the card out of the slot. Software transfer occurs in instances where different software versions exist on the two cards. verify that the node you are upgrading has ONS 15454 Software R2. c. Close the ejectors. Note It takes approximately 20 or 30 minutes for the active TCC card to transfer the system software to the newly-installed TCC+ card. e. During this operation. Step 6 Step 7 Open the TCC card ejectors. The ACT/STBY LED indicator should be lit amber for standby TCC cards. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-7 . c. Open the ejectors on the TCC+ card. Physically replace the standby TCC card on the ONS 15454 with a TCC+ card.2. The MEA alarm clears when the ONS 15454 recognizes the matching TCC+ cards. The TCC card to TCC+ card upgrade process requires Release 2. Slide the card out of the slot. the TCC+ card reboots and goes into standby mode after approximately three minutes. Slide the TCC+ card into the slot along the guide rails. which can take up to 20 or 30 minutes. the red FAIL LED stays on for a short period. d. Slide the TCC+ card into the slot along the guide rails. the newly installed TCC+ card automatically copies the software version running on the active TCC+ card. it clears by the end of the procedure.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card Step 1 Step 2 Verify that your database was backed up before starting. Note The MEA (card mismatch) alarm appears because CTC recognizes a mismatch between TCC card types. Physically replace the remaining TCC card with the second TCC+ card.2.x to support the TCC/TCC+ card mismatch that occurs briefly during the TCC card to TCC+ card upgrade process. Open the ejectors on the TCC+ card. Before you install TCC+ cards. Step 3 Open the TCC card ejectors. Step 4 Step 5 Right click the active TCC card to reveal a pull-down menu. However. b. The second TCC+ card must also copy the system software. The FAIL LED then blinks normally and all LEDs go dark. Verify that the remaining TCC card is now in standby mode (the ACT/STBY LED changes to amber).

0.x Using the TCC+ Card The FAIL LED and the ACT/STBY LED flash alternately every 30 to 45 seconds as the new software loads onto the new TCC+ card.0.x Upgrading Software Release 2. If you are already logged in. Complete the “DLP-U28 Activate the New Load” task on page 1-13.x to Software R4.x Database.x Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this procedure to upgrade your CTC software to Software R4. skip this task.x to Software R4. Step 1 Note Inserting the software CD activates the CTC Setup Wizard.2. Step 8 When you have upgraded to TCC+ cards. the TCC+ card becomes the standby card and the amber LED is illuminated.x to Software R4. Begin with the “DLP-U5 Run the Script” task on page 1-10.x. page 1-5 NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card. NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.2.2. Caution A traffic interruption of less than 50 ms on each circuit is possible during the activation task.x software CD into the workstation CD-ROM (or otherwise acquire access to the software) to begin the upgrade process. Log into the node that you want to upgrade. proceed to the “NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-8 June 2003 .2. you must read and perform each of the tasks that applies to your network in the proper order.2. Complete the “DLP-U6 Download Release 4.2. After loading the new software for approximately 30 minutes.2.0. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide. Insert the Release 4. Complete the “DLP-U7 Perform a BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-12 (BLSR nodes only). continue with Step 3.0. You have completed this procedure.1 or 2. if you are upgrading from Release 2. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.x” procedure on page 1-8. For detailed instructions. If you are upgrading from Release 2.0. page 1-6 (if applicable) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser To upgrade the software successfully.0. Stop.2. complete the “DLP-U5 Run the Script” task on page 1-10. Caution Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Do not perform maintenance or provisioning activities during the activation task.2. You can use the setup wizard to install components or click Cancel to continue with the upgrade.0.x Software” task on page 1-11. with Ethernet traffic disruption possibly lasting up to several minutes on each circuit.x to 4.0.

Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-9 . Stop. upgrade any spare TCC+ cards by installing the spare in the standby slot of a Software R4.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. During this logon. Note Steps 7 and 8 are only necessary after upgrading the first node in a network because cached files only need to be removed from your workstation once. Note You can also upgrade to Software R4.0. Note The standby TCC+ card will copy one or both software releases from the active TCC+ card. Complete the “DLP-U10 Remove the BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-16 (BLSR nodes only). you will still be disconnected and removed to the network view during the node reboot.x nodes in the network.x. Allow each node to finish (all alarms cleared for 10 minutes) before activating the next node. you should expect to see two TCC+ card resets.0.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.x to Software R4. Each software copy takes about 15 minutes.2. for a TCC+ card that has no matching software with the active TCC+ card. but after the reboot is complete.0. The new CTC applet for Release 4.0.x node. and the TCC+ card will reset after each copy. Refer to “NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card” section on page 1-6 or “NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card” section on page 1-23. You have completed this procedure.x when a TCC+/TCC2 card that has the Software R4. Complete the “DLP-U12 Set the Date and Time” task on page 1-17 for any nodes that are not using SNTP.x uploads. A password is not required. Note Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13 Only activate one node at a time. Step 9 Repeat Step 6 (activation) for all nodes in the network that need to be upgraded.JAR” task on page 1-17 to manage 2. Thus.0. as needed.2.x to 4. complete the “DLP-U9 Delete Cached JAR Files” task on page 1-15. Complete the “DLP-U11 Run LDCOMPAT. lasting about 30 minutes total. CTC will restore connectivity to the node. As needed.0.x is installed. Reconnect to CTC using the IP address from Step 6. For the remaining nodes.x Step 7 Step 8 As needed. you will need to type the user name CISCO15.

x to 4. In a command window.0 upgrades. run ptfix. page 1-6 (if applicable) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note Required for Release 2.exe (or ptfix.2. From the network view.x Database.x Software” task on page 1-11. The script will only work for the Release 2.38). page 1-5 NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card. Resolve any outstanding alarms before proceeding.x to Software R4. If you are upgrading from Release 2. click the Maintenance > Software tabs.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. Alarm filtering is enabled if the tool is depressed (selected) and disabled if the tool is raised (not selected).17. an “Upgrade Preparation Complete” message appears.2. When the script has completed successfully. Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 On the Alarms tab. Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Close CTC and then reconnect to the node.1 or greater.0 (02. From the node view. you can skip this task and continue with the “DLP-U6 Download Release 4.16.20-001A-00. Run the script. Display the node (default login) view of the Software R2. Note Running the script takes approximately 2 to 3 minutes. Verify that the active load is 2.2.0 only Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser This task is only necessary with Release 2. Click the Maintenance > Software tabs. from the CD software “Cisco15454” directory. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-10 June 2003 .2. Verify that the alarm filter is not on: a. Click the Filter tool at the lower-right side of the bottom toolbar.2.0. in UNIX) using the IP address of the node you are running the script on.0. Caution Do not run the script on more than one node and one workstation at the same time.2.2.x Upgrading Software Release 2.pl. EXAMPLE G:\Cisco15454> ptfix 172. check all nodes for existing alarms. log into the node you ran the script on. Close all active telnet connections to the ONS 15454.38) load.2.2.18 This step takes approximately 2 to 3 minutes.0 node where you will run the script. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.0 (02.0. b. Step 1 Step 2 Click the Alarms tab.0 nodes for upgrade with a software patch.x Using the TCC+ Card DLP-U5 Run the Script Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this task to prepare your Release 2.20-001A-00.2.

Repeat this task for all nodes in the network. Note During the software download process.x to the ONS 15454 nodes prior to activation.0.x load is activated. check all nodes for existing alarms.0.0. Step 1 Step 2 Click the Alarms tab.2. From the View menu.x Step 11 Step 12 Step 13 Verify that the protect software is now “none.x to Software R4.2.0. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. The download task does not affect traffic because the active software continues to run at the primary RAM location. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-11 . Step 3 On the Alarms tab. Click Upgrade. b. the SWFTDWN alarm indicates that the software download is taking place. Step 4 Step 5 Return to node view and click the Maintenance > Software tabs. therefore. Click the Filter tool at the lower-right side of the bottom toolbar. Return to your originating procedure (NTP).x Software Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this task to download Software R4. Caution Rerun the script on any node for which the active/standby TCC+ card reboots at any time before the Release 4. Verify that the alarm filter is not on: a.” Return to the network view. The File Open dialog box opens.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. Step 14 Step 15 DLP-U6 Download Release 4.2. page 1-5 DLP-U5 Run the Script.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.0. The alarm is normal and clears when the download is complete. choose Go to Network View.x Database. Resolve any outstanding alarms before proceeding.0.x to 4. page 1-10 (if applicable) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser The TCC+ card has two flash RAMs. An upgrade downloads the software to the backup RAM on both the backup and active TCC+ cards.2. Alarm filtering is enabled if the tool is depressed (selected) and disabled if the tool is raised (not selected). you can download the software at any time. Repeat Steps 1 through 11 for each node in the network running Release 2.

From the menu options.2. Be sure to remove the lockout after activating all nodes in the ring. Step 1 Step 2 Next to the trunk card row. OC-48. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-12 June 2003 . perform the lockout on both the east and west spans of each node. In the same row. e.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. Note To prevent ring or span switching. click the Maintenance > Ring tabs. In node view. click the East Operation column to show the pull-down menu.x to Software R4.0.0. BLSR spans will not be protected. if you are working from a local copy. DLP-U7 Perform a BLSR Lock Out Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note You must perform a lockout at each node in the BLSR before activating the software for Release 4. choose Ring Lockout. For each of the BLSR trunk (span) cards (OC-12.x to 4. b. d. Open the “Cisco15454” folder.pkg” extension and click Open.x Upgrading Software Release 2. From the menu options. click the West Operation column to show the pull-down menu.2. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Select the file with the “.x. CTC displays a status window so you can monitor the download process. choose Ring Lockout. Repeat this task for each node you are upgrading. c. Step 3 Repeat Step 2 at each node in the ring. Step 9 Note Step 10 Step 11 The software download process can take 30 minutes or more per node. A message indicating that your files transferred successfully will appear after the software has finished loading. PC or UNIX workstation As needed Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures None During the lockout. Note Ignore any Default K alarms that occur on the protect STS timeslots during this lockout period. Click Apply to activate the command. or OC-192). perform the following steps: a.x Using the TCC+ Card Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Browse to locate the software files on the ONS 15454 software CD or on your hard drive. Repeat Steps 1 through 8 for each node.0.

cisco.x to 4.exe from the ONS 15454 software CD or the following Cisco. To ensure database synchronization.x to Software R4. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-13 . optional parameters exist for the memAudit command.0. Move your mouse cursor over a card in node view to see its active or standby status.htm file on the CD or Cisco.com web page to a folder on your hard drive: http://www. page 1-11 Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Cisco recommends that the first node you activate be a LAN-connected node. Step 1 Close all active telnet connections to the ONS 15454. In addition. This ensures that the new CTC JAR files will download to your workstation as quickly as possible. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). type the following command: memAudit <nodename or IP address> c.0. change the prompt to the folder where the memAudit.x Software.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.x Note Step 4 Leave the BLSR in the lockout state until you have finished activating all nodes. DLP-U28 Activate the New Load Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this task to activate Software R4. Copy the memAudit. The command prompt window displays the following: IP address DB:insync RESET:no: Step 2 Record the IP address of the node.exe is located. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U7 Perform a BLSR Lock Out. 1:1.pl/ons15454 In a command window. or 1:N) are active on the working card of that protection group and that no protection switches are occurring. make sure that the protect cards are in standby before proceeding. run the memAudit utility: a. Note Make sure all cards that are part of a protection group (1+1. Note Use the full memAudit command with the version numbers.2. view the memAudit_readme. The IP address is either on the LCD or on the upper left corner of the CTC window.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.x in each node in the network. At the prompt.2. For more information about the memAudit utility.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.0. d.0. page 1-12 (if required) DLP-U6 Download Release 4.com web page. In other words. b.

A rebooting window appears. wait for 30 minutes for the process to complete.x to Software R4. depending on how many cards are installed.2. Verify that the protect version is 4. Caution The upgrade process is service affecting. The Activate dialog box appears with a warning message. check all nodes for existing alarms.2. In CTC.0. When the TCC+ cards are finished. The “Activation Successful” message appears when the software is successfully activated. wait until the software upgrade reboot finishes at that node before continuing. Resolve any outstanding alarms before proceeding. the Ethernet cards reset at the same time.x to 4. then check to ensure all alarms have cleared before proceeding. b. then the traffic cards boot consecutively from left to right.x. The following occurs: • Each card in the node reboots. beginning with the standby TCC+ card followed by the active TCC+ card. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). • • • When all the cards finish rebooting and all alarms clear. so Cisco recommends that you activate the new load during a maintenance window. After activating the node. If you are upgrading remotely and cannot see the nodes.0. you can safely proceed to the next step. Step 11 Step 12 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-14 June 2003 . and then the XC/XCVT card in Slot 10 reboots. this alarm clears. Next. When all cards have reset. The upgrade process can take up to 30 minutes. Click the Maintenance > Software tabs. Click OK to begin the node rebooting process. A system reboot (SYSBOOT) alarm is raised while activation is in progress. Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) traffic can endure a hit of up to 50 ms. it signals the standby TCC+ card to transition to be the active TCC+ card while it becomes now the standby TCC+ card. Click Activate. the XC/XCVT card in Slot 8 reboots. Note Step 9 Step 10 CTC will lose connection to the node and will display the network view.0. Click the Filter tool at the lower-right side of the bottom toolbar.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. When the active TCC+ card is rebooted.x Using the TCC+ Card Step 3 Verify that the alarm filter is not on: a. Click Yes to proceed with the activation. Click the Alarms tab. Alarm filtering is enabled if the tool is depressed (selected) and disabled if the tool is raised (not selected). choose File > Exit. Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 On the Alarms tab.x Upgrading Software Release 2. Ethernet traffic may remain down from the time the TCC+ cards switch to the time all Ethernet cards have finished resetting.

Click Environment Variables. e.x to 4. Choose Delete Files. PC or UNIX workstation You need to complete this task only after you activate the first node in the network only. f.x DLP-U9 Delete Cached JAR Files Purpose When you upgrade or revert to a different CTC software load. c.0. you must reload CTC to your browser. d. In the list of user variables. d. Select the Delete all offline content checkbox.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. The value associated with this variable is the path to your temporary directory where JAR files are stored. Select and delete all files with “jar” in the Name or Type field. Step 3 Delete cached files from your workstation (Windows systems only). Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U28 Activate the New Load.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. Click OK. Choose Tools > Internet Options > General. Click Clear Memory Cache. Choose Edit > Preferences > Advanced > Cache. This will show you a list of user variables and a list of system variables.2. a. Before you can reload CTC you must ensure that previously cached files are cleared from your browser and hard drive. In Netscape: a. Step 2 Close your browser. b.0. You should now be able to connect to CTC.2. Click OK twice. Select View > Details. If you have other applications open that use JAR files. you must also close them. b. c. Step 4 Reopen your browser. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-15 . c. look for the TEMP variable. b. In Microsoft Internet Explorer: a. page 1-13 Delete cache files from your browser directory. In your Windows start menu. Click OK twice. Open the TEMP directory located in the path you just looked up. Click Clear Disk Cache.x to Software R4. d. e. Note You will not be able to delete cached JAR files from your hard drive until you have closed your browser. choose Settings > Control Panel > System > Advanced.

d. From the menu options. click the West Switch column to show the pull-down menu. Next to the trunk card row. Step 3 Step 4 Repeat this task as many times as necessary to remove all BLSR span lock outs on the upgrade nodes. Click Apply to activate the command. click the East Switch column to show the pull-down menu.x to Software R4. DLP-U10 Remove the BLSR Lock Out Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Step 2 Release the span lockouts on all BLSR nodes after the new software load is activated on all nodes. click the Maintenance > BLSR tabs. OC-48. For each of the BLSR trunk (span) cards (OC-12. f. you risk traffic loss on the first ring switch.2.x to 4.0. b.x Upgrading Software Release 2. If you try to select Clear for more than one lockout at a time. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-16 June 2003 .x Using the TCC+ Card Step 5 Return to your originating procedure (NTP). be sure to apply your changes each time you choose the Clear option. c. Click Apply to activate the command. PC or UNIX workstation Required for BLSR Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U6 Download Release 4.2. page 1-11 In CTC node view.0. e. In the same row. or OC-192).0. From the menu options. Return to your originating procedure (NTP).x Software. choose Clear. choose Clear. Note When removing a lockout. perform the following steps: a.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.

enter the following commands: % cd /Cisco15454 % java -jar LDCOMPAT. In CTC node view. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U28 Activate the New Load.ini so that CTC can use it to manage 2.x DLP-U11 Run LDCOMPAT. PC or UNIX workstation As needed Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures None If you are using SNTP.2. Step 3 Return to your originating procedure (NTP).jar from the ONS 15454 Software CD.x nodes.jar file to the client machine and updates the CTC. click the Provisioning > General tabs. the upgrade procedure can cause the Date/Time setting to change.x nodes after a software upgrade.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.2.x to Software R4.x. you do not need this task. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). page 1-16 (if applicable) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Step 2 Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser If you are using Windows.0.JAR Purpose Tools/Equipment This task enables CTC to manage 2.jar LDCOMPAT.0. then click Apply.x to 4. jar copies the COMPAT. Perform this task to reset the date and time at each node.jar file is located at the Cisco15454 folder. If you are using UNIX. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-17 . Set the correct date and time. page 1-13 DLP-U10 Remove the BLSR Lock Out. The LDCOMPAT. run the LDCOMPAT.x. DLP-U12 Set the Date and Time Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note If you are not using SNTP.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 for each remaining node.

0.2.Chapter 1 NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database Upgrading Software Release 2.2.x to Release 4.x. If you are already logged in.0. page 2-3 (if applicable) NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.2.x BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-19 (BLSR only).0. They are provided here as a convenience to those wishing to perform a revert after an upgrade. you have finished the software upgrade. complete the “DLP-U16 Manually Restore the Database” task on page 1-22.2.0 or the revert to a later release failed.x if two TCC2 cards are installed and running R4.0. Additionally.x Upgrade.x BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-21 (BLSR only).0. Log into the node. If you have performed all necessary procedures up to this point.x to 4. You must have two TCC+ cards installed to revert to R3. use the following tasks. Cisco recommends that you record or export all critical information to your hard drive.x to Software R4. you cannot revert to 3.0. Note Cisco does not recommend reverting to R3. continue with Step 2. Stop.0.x. in order.x Database. page 1-8 NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3. Complete the “DLP-U13 Perform a Software R4.0.x to Software R4. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-18 June 2003 . If you need to revert to Software R2.0.x. page 2-4 (if applicable) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note As needed Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser The tasks to revert to a previous load are not a part of the upgrade. page 2-2 (if applicable) NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.x to Release 4.x. Complete the “DLP-U15 Remove the Software R4. page 1-5 NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. If you need to revert to the backup database.x.0. page 1-2 NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3.2.x software.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this procedure to return to the software and database provisioning you had before you activated Release 4. You have completed this procedure.x Upgrade. Note Before you upgraded to Release 4.x when both a TCC+ card and a TCC2 card are installed on the same ONS 15454 shelf. you should have backed up the existing database at all nodes in the network (this is part of the “NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.2. For detailed instructions. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide.x Database” procedure on page 1-5). Complete the “DLP-U14 Revert to Protect Load” task on page 1-20. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2.x Database.

x Database.2. before beginning the revert you must perform a span lockout at each node. Note To prevent ring or span switching.x. d. perform the lockout on both the east and west spans of each node. OC-192). OC-48.0. page 2-3 (if applicable) NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. e.0. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Click Apply. page 2-4 (if applicable) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note Required for BLSR only Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser During the lockout. choose Lockout Span.x Database. Click Apply. b. choose Lockout Span.x BLSR Lock Out Purpose Tools/Equipment If you have a BLSR provisioned. Step 3 Repeat Step 2 at each node in the ring.0. Step 1 Step 2 Next to the trunk card row. BLSR spans will not be protected. For each of the BLSR trunk (span) cards (OC-12. click the Maintenance > Ring tabs. Note Step 4 Leave the BLSR in the lockout state until you have finished reverting all nodes. From the menu options.x to Software R4. click the West Switch column to show the pull-down menu.x. Note Ignore any Default K alarms that occur on the protect STS timeslots during this lockout period.0. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. page 1-5 NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. click the East Switch column to show the pull-down menu. perform the following steps: a. page 1-8 NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database DLP-U13 Perform a Software R4. In the same row.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. From the menu options.x to Software R4. You must leave the BLSR in the lockout state until you have finished reverting all nodes.2. f. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-19 . c. In node view.x to 4. but then you must be sure to remove the lockout once you are finished reverting.2.

page 1-19 (if required) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note Required for revert Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser To perform a supported (non service-affecting) revert from Release 4. the release you want to revert to must have been working at the time you activated to Release 4.x to Release 4.x to Software R4. If you were running Release 2.0.x Database. the database is restored automatically as a part of the revert only for Releases 2.1 or greater. Also.x Database.x on that node.2. page 2-4 (if applicable) DLP-U13 Perform a Software R4. PC or UNIX workstation Tools/Equipment Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2.1 and later. any configuration changes made after activation will be lost when you revert the software. this task will also restore your database to the provisioning you had prior to the activation.0. page 2-2 (if applicable) NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.x to Software R4. page 1-5 NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3.x Upgrade.x. Wait one minute before restoring another node. Close your Netscape or Internet Explorer browser.0 before activation.0. Verify that the protect software displays the release you upgraded from.2. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Note Step 6 Step 7 The system reboot might take up to 30 minutes to complete.0. Click Revert. This begins the revert and drops the connection to the node. A dialog box asks you to confirm the choice. you will need to manually restore the database after performing the steps to revert. If you were running Release 2. page 2-3 (if applicable) NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.2.2.2. Revert activates the protect software and restores the database from the previous load.x to 4. page 1-8 NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3. Restoring the database manually is service affecting and should be performed during a service window.x BLSR Lock Out.0.x Using the TCC+ Card DLP-U14 Revert to Protect Load Purpose Use this task to revert to the software you were running prior to the last activation. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-20 June 2003 . From the node view. page 1-2 NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3.x. Note In the following task.0.Chapter 1 NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database Upgrading Software Release 2. a supported revert automatically restores the node configuration at the time of the previous activation.0.0. Click OK.x.2.2.x Upgrade.x to Release 4. Wait until the software revert finishes before continuing. Thus. click the Maintenance > Software tabs.

OC-192). click the Maintenance > Ring tabs. e. Step 9 Return to your originating procedure.1 or prior (or an ONS 15327 running Release 1. From the menu options.3. page 1-19 In CTC node view. you will need to reinstall Java and delete the JAR files from your workstation’s TEMP directory after reverting all of the nodes in the network. If you are reverting to a release that also uses JRE 1. Note It might also be necessary to delete cache files from your browser’s directory or from the TEMP directory on your MS Windows workstation. If you are reverting to a release that required a previous version of JRE.0. From the menu options. If you have trouble reconnecting to CTC. you risk traffic loss on the first ring switch. choose Clear. Next to the trunk card row.0).0.0. c.3.2.0. click the West Switch column to show the pull-down menu. or if you retained JRE 1. choose Clear. f. you cannot log into an ONS 15454 running Release 2. you do not need to reinstall Java and delete JAR files.1_02 during the upgrade. In the same row. Step 8 After reverting all of the nodes in the network.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. b.1_02. see the “DLP-U9 Delete Cached JAR Files” task on page 1-15.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database Note When you upgrade to JRE 1. Click Apply to activate the command. be sure to apply your changes each time you select the Clear option.2. If you try to select Clear for more than one lockout at a time. Note When removing a lockout. d. DLP-U15 Remove the Software R4.3.x to 4.x BLSR Lock Out Purpose To restore BLSR protection you must clear the span lockouts on all BLSR nodes after reverting the software load and restoring the database on all nodes. Click Apply to activate the command. PC or UNIX workstation As needed Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Step 2 Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U13 Perform a Software R4.1_02. For each of the BLSR trunk cards (OC-12. OC-48. This uploads the appropriate CTC applet to your workstation. restart the browser and log back into the last node that was reverted. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-21 . click the East Switch column to show the pull-down menu.x BLSR Lock Out. perform the following steps: a.

When the TCC+ cards have rebooted. Wait one minute before restoring the next node. DLP-U16 Manually Restore the Database Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this task to revert to Release 2.0 database restoral after a revert.0 or the software revert for a later release failed. as needed Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Do not perform these steps unless you are restoring Release 2. click the Ring Map button. otherwise.x to 4. You have now completed the manual database backup.2.0.2. Select the previously saved file and choose Open.x BLSR Lock Out. page 1-20.x Using the TCC+ Card Step 3 Step 4 You might need to accept a new ring map to clear Default K byte or Node ID mismatch alarms. click Accept. log back into CTC and verify that the database is restored.0. page 1-21 (if required) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Caution Required for Release 2.2. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-22 June 2003 .2. In the Provisioning > Ring tabs. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U14 Revert to Protect Load.0 or if you were unable to perform a revert using another software release. The database will be restored and the TCC+s cards will reboot. Click Backup. The “Open…” dialog box appears.Chapter 1 NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database Upgrading Software Release 2. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Caution This process is service affecting and should be performed during a maintenance window. In the CTC node view. click the Maintenance > Database tabs. Return to your originating procedure. If a new ring map exists. and DLP-U15 Remove the Software R4.

See the “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix for contact information. If you are already logged in. If a LAN connection is miswired. Contact TAC for more information.2. e. Slide the TCC2 card into the slot along the guide rails. Note Features that require TCC2 functionality are not supported with a mixed configuration (one TCC2 card and oneTCC+ card installed on an ONS 15454 shelf). d.x. Verify that the LAN wires on the backplane are installed properly. The software version is displayed in the upper left corner of the window.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide. a “LAN Connection Polarity Reversed” condition appears.x installed. This raises the IMPROPRMVL alarm which will clear when the upgrade is complete. You will not be able to revert to a software release earlier than Software R4. The TCC2 card supports ONS 15454 Software R4. f. Close the ejectors. Complete the “NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card Purpose Use this procedure to upgrade the TCC+ card to the TCC2 card.x to 4.x with both TCC2 cards installed. continue with Step 2. A green ACT/STBY LED indicates an active card and an amber light indicates a standby card. The TCC+ card is compatible with ONS 15454 Software R4. b. Verify that the node you are upgrading has ONS 15454 Software R4.0.0. Physically replace the standby TCC+ card on the ONS 15454 with a TCC2 card.x and earlier software versions. Note Downgrade procedures from TCC2 cards to TCC+ cards are not supported. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Check the LED on the faceplate. The ACT/STBY LED on the faceplate of the TCC+/TCC2 card indicates whether the card is in active or standby mode.0. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-23 . Slide the card out of the slot.x. For detailed instructions. Two SONET TCC2 cards None As needed Onsite Maintenance or higher Tools/Equipment Prerequisite Procedures Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note The TCC2 card does not carry any software other than Software R4.2. Log into CTC. a. Open the standby TCC+ card ejectors.x Database” section on page 1-5 before beginning the upgrade.0. For information on backplane pinouts.0. c. Open the ejectors on the TCC2 card to be installed. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual.0. The TCC2 card does not autodetect miswired LAN connections.

b. When the transfer completes. Step 7 From the pull-down menu. a. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-24 June 2003 . Slide the TCC2 card into the slot along the guide rails. the loading TCC2 card does not boot up in the normal manner.Chapter 1 NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card Upgrading Software Release 2. Note It takes approximately 10 minutes for the active TCC+ card to transfer the database to the newly installed TCC2 card.2.x after you switch the standby TCC2 card to the active TCC2 card. After loading the new software for approximately 10 minutes. the TCC2 card becomes the standby card and the amber LED is illuminated.x Using the TCC+ Card g. In CTC node view.x to 4. Do not remove the card from the shelf during a database transfer.0. This raises the IMPROPRMVL alarm. Disregard this alarm. the red FAIL LED stays on for a short period. The ONS 15454 boots up the second TCC2 card. remove the new TCC2 card immediately. Ldg (loading) appears on the newly installed TCC2 card. The FAIL LED then blinks normally and all LEDs go dark. You do not need to do anything in this situation. The TCC+ card verifies that it has the same database as the TCC2 card and then switches to standby. the newly installed TCC2 card automatically copies the software version running on the active TCC2 card. the TCC2 card reboots and goes into standby mode after approximately three minutes. Tip When a newly installed TCC2 card has a different version of the ONS 15454 software installed than the version running on the active TCC2 card. right-click the active TCC+ card in CTC. The second TCC2 card must also copy the database. d. Step 6 When the newly installed TCC2 card is in standby. The ONS 15454 switches the standby TCC2 card to active mode. choose Reset Card. Note You can no longer revert to a software version prior to Software R4. e. Open the TCC+ card ejectors. During this operation.0. it clears by the end of the procedure. Physically replace the remaining TCC+ card with the second TCC2 card. Close the ejectors. Step 8 Step 9 Verify that the remaining TCC+ card is now in standby mode (the ACT/STBY LED changes to amber). Open the ejectors on the TCC2 card. the LEDs on the TCC2 card flash Fail and then the active/standby LED flashes. c. However. which will clear when the upgrade is complete. Wait for the TCC+ card to reboot. Do not remove the card from the shelf during a database transfer. When the card is first inserted. Caution If your active TCC+ card resets during the upgrade before the new TCC2 card is in full standby mode. Note The MEA (card mismatch) alarm appears because CTC recognizes a mismatch between TCC card types. Slide the card out of the slot.

x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card Step 10 If power-related alarms occur after the second TCC2 card is installed. check the voltage on the backplane. Stop.x to 4.2.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-25 .0.

Chapter 1 NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card Upgrading Software Release 2.x Using the TCC+ Card Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-26 June 2003 .2.0.x to 4.

2. Note Procedures in this chapter are to be performed in consecutive order unless otherwise noted.2.2.x using the TCC+ card.x to Release 4. Caution Read each procedure before you begin the upgrade. you must contact Technical Assistance Center (TAC). 1.0.2. If you wish to upgrade from Releases 2. you are not done with a procedure until you have completed it for each node you are upgrading.x Using the TCC+ Card”. NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3. see “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix. Street Address. If you are new to upgrading the ONS 15454. In general.0 – 2.x Upgrade. Turn to a procedure for applicable tasks (DLPs). Before You Begin Before beginning. Caution This chapter is only supported for Release 3. use the procedures in Chapter 1. For more information. This section lists the chapter procedures (NTPs).x to 4. Site Phone Number.C H A P T E R 2 Upgrading Release 3. you may wish to check off each procedure on your printed copy of this chapter as you complete it. page 2-2—This section contains critical information and tasks that you must read and complete before beginning the upgrade process.x to Release 4. and you are not done with the upgrade until you have completed each procedure that applies to your network. If you wish to upgrade from a release prior to Release 2.0. “Upgrading Software Release 2. write down the following information about your site. see the “Document Organization” section on page vi.x. and Dial Up Number. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 2-1 . Note For a description of non-trouble procedures (NTP) and detailed level procedures (DLP).x to 4.0.x Using the TCC+ Card This chapter explains how to upgrade Cisco ONS 15454 Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) software from Release 3.2. the data will be useful during and after the upgrade: Date.0.0.

6. NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3. NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. Stop.x.0.0. page 2-5—Complete this procedure only if you want to upgrade to Software R4. When you have completed the tasks for this section.0. If you have multiple ONS 15454 nodes configured in the same IP subnet.x Database” procedure on page 2-3.0.x Software Using TL1.x to Release 4. Complete the “DLP-U1 Verify CTC Workstation Requirements” task on page 1-3. For detailed instructions. page 1-18—Complete this procedure only if you need to return to the software load you were running before activating the Release 4.x Database. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide.x Using the TCC+ Card 2.x to Release 4.0.Chapter 2 NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3.0. Complete the “DLP-U2 Verify LAN Connections” task on page 1-4. 4. You have completed this procedure.x software Required Onsite or remote Superuser Prerequisite Procedures None Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Read the Release Notes for Cisco ONS 15454 Release 4. the remaining nodes might be unreachable.x to Software R4.x.x Upgrade Upgrading Release 3. 3.x in TL1.0. 5. Step 6 Step 7 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 2-2 June 2003 . Otherwise. NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card.0. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for LAN-connection suggestions. page 2-4—You must complete this entire procedure before the upgrade is finished. proceed with the “NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3.x to 4. NTP-U10 Download Release 4. NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database.x software. ensure that only one is connected to a router. ONS 15454s to upgrade PC or UNIX workstation Cisco ONS 15454 Release 4.0. Complete the “DLP-U3 Verify Common Control Cards” task on page 1-4. page 2-3—Complete the database backup to ensure that you have preserved your node and network provisioning in the event that you need to restore them. Log into the node that you will upgrade.x Upgrade Purpose Tools/Equipment This procedure provides the critical information checks and tasks you must complete before beginning an upgrade. page 1-23—Complete this procedure only if you want to upgrade the TCC+ card to a TCC2 card.

do a print screen from the circuit window Record data here (if applicable) Slot 7 or Slot 11 (circle one) Slot 8 or Slot 10 (circle one) Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 2-3 . complete the table (or your own version) for every node in the network. Click Backup. click the Maintenance > Database tabs. For detailed instructions. list all optical ports that have DCCs activated User IDs (List all. do a print screen from the Provisioning tab in the network view. Click OK.0. linear. continue with Step 2. Current configuration: BLSR. do a print screen from the alarm window List circuits. PC or UNIX workstation Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3. In the node (default) view. Use an appropriate file name with the file extension . Save the database on the workstation's hard drive or on network storage.Chapter 2 Upgrading Release 3.x to 4. (do print screens as needed) List all protection groups in the system.db (for example. page 2-2 Log into CTC. Use the following table to determine the information you should log. do a print screen from the protection group window List alarms.0. do a print screen from the inventory window Active TCC+ Active XC/XCVT/XC10G Network information.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3.x Database Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Use this procedure to preserve all configuration data for your network before performing the upgrade.db). Click Save.x to Release 4.x Upgrade. A message appears indicating that the backup is complete.x Database NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. including at least one super user) Inventory. myDatabase. (Optional) Cisco recommends that you manually log critical information by either writing it down or printing screens where applicable. If you are already logged in. Table 2-1 Manually Recorded Data Item IP address of the node Node name Timing settings DCC connections. Repeat Steps 1 through 6 for each node in the network. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide. etc.

A password is not required.Chapter 2 NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3. You can use the setup wizard to install components or click Cancel to continue with the upgrade.x uploads. Complete the “DLP-U28 Activate the New Load” task on page 1-13 (all nodes).x to Software R4.0. The new CTC applet for Release 4.x to 4. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 2-4 June 2003 . For the remaining nodes.x to Software R4. Allow each node to finish (all alarms cleared for 10 minutes) before activating the next node. Step 7 Repeat Step 4 (activation) for all nodes in the network that need to be upgraded. Note Inserting the software CD activates the CTC Setup Wizard. with Ethernet traffic disruption possibly lasting up to several minutes on each circuit. but after the reboot is complete.0.x Upgrading Release 3.0.x Database.x software CD into the workstation CD-ROM (or otherwise acquire access to the software) to begin the upgrade process. CTC will restore connectivity to the node. Reconnect to CTC using the IP address from Step 4. During this logon. NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3. Complete the “DLP-U9 Delete Cached JAR Files” task on page 1-15.x Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Use this procedure to upgrade your CTC software to Software R4. You have completed this procedure.0.0. you will still be disconnected and removed to the network view during the node reboot.0. PC or UNIX workstation Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. you will need to type the user name CISCO15.x Using the TCC+ Card Stop.x.x Software” task on page 1-11 (all nodes). Complete the “DLP-U6 Download Release 4. Note Steps 5 and 6 are only necessary after upgrading the first node in a network because cached files only need to be removed from your workstation once. Caution Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Do not perform maintenance or provisioning activities during the activation task.0. Note Only activate one node at a time. Caution A traffic interruption of less than 50 ms on each circuit is possible during the activation task. Complete the “DLP-U7 Perform a BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-12 (BLSR nodes only). page 2-3 Insert the Release 4.

x Database. the IP address at the CTC window should match the IP address you entered in step 2.0.x Upgrade. Each software copy takes about 15 minutes. In CTC. Note The standby TCC+ card will copy one or both software releases from the active TCC+ card.x to 4. UID is the OSS profile name. for a TCC+ card that has no matching software with the active TCC+ card.x to Release 4. Enter the ONS 15454 IP address of the node you want to communicate with in the Netscape or Internet Explorer Web address (URL) field. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3. NTP-U10 Download Release 4. upgrade any spare TCC+ cards by installing the spare in the standby slot of a Software R4. Step 7 Step 8 Verify that the Connect button is selected (grayed out).x node. Stop. In CTC. Complete the “DLP-U12 Set the Date and Time” task on page 1-17 (any nodes not using SNTP). Click OK.x Software Using TL1 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Complete the “DLP-U10 Remove the BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-16 (BLSR nodes only). As needed.Chapter 2 Upgrading Release 3. There are three sub-windows in the TL1 interface window: Request history. page 2-3 Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Optional Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser From the PC connected to the ONS 15454. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 2-5 .0. click Tools > Open TL1 Connection.0. and the TCC+ card will reset after each copy. as needed.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U10 Download Release 4. The Request history window allows you to recall previous commands by clicking on them. You have completed this procedure. A TL1 interface window opens.0. you should expect to see two TCC+ card resets. page 2-2 NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. You will see responses in the Message log window.0. and TL1 request. Type the Activate User command in the TL1 request window to open a TL1 session: ACT-USER:[<TID>]:<UID>:<CTAG>::<PID>. Message log. Thus.0.x software using TL1 rather than CTC.x Software Using TL1 Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this procedure to download the Release 4. Choose the node you want to communicate with from the Select Node dialog box. where: • • TID is the target identifier. start Netscape or Internet Explorer. Type commands in the TL1 request window. lasting about 30 minutes total.

0. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 2-6 June 2003 . or the command will not be issued. <FXFR_RSLT> is optional <BYTES_XFRD> indicates the percentage transfer complete and is optional Step 13 Type the APPLY command to activate the system software. <MEM_SW_TYPE> indicates memory switch action during the software upgrade. If this command is successful the appropriate flash is selected and the TCC+/TCC2 or XTC card will reboot.[<FXFR_RSLT>]. Note You must press Enter after the semicolon in each TL1 command. REPT EVT FXFR also reports any failure during the software upgrade including invalid package. Only the FTP URL is supported. Type the REPT EVT FXFR command in the TL1 window. Step 11 Step 12 Press Enter. Press Enter. invalid path. REPT EVT FXFR is an autonomous message used to report the start. completion. or COMPLD <FXFR_RSLT> indicates the file transferred result: success or failure. Step 14 Type the Cancel User command in the TL1 request window or press the Disconnect button to close a TL1 session: CANC-USER:[<TID>]:<USERID>:<CTAG>. and press Enter. CTAG is the correlation tag that correlates command and response messages. The COPY-RFILE command downloads a new software package from the location specified by the FTP URL into the inactive flash partition residing on either the TCC+ card.x Software Using TL1 Upgrading Release 3. REPT EVT FXFR “<FILENAME>. APPLY:[<TID>]::<CTAG>[::<MEM_SW_TYPE>]: where: • • • TID is the target identifier.<FXFR_STATUS>. IP (in progress).[<BYTES_XFRD>]” where: • • • • <FILENAME> indicates the transferred file path name and is a string <FXFR_STATUS> indicates the file transferred status: Start. XFERTYPE is the file transfer protocol SRC1 specifies the source of the file to be transferred.0. PID is the password identifier.x to 4. COPY-RFILE:[<TID>]:[<SRC>]:<CTAG>::TYPE=<XFERTYPE>.Chapter 2 NTP-U10 Download Release 4. where: • • • • • TID is the target identifier. invalid userid/password.[SRC=<SRC1>]. CTAG is the correlation tag that correlates command and response messages. and loss of network connection. <MEM_SW_TYPE> is ACT for activate. SRC is the type of file being transferred.x Using the TCC+ Card • • Step 9 CTAG is the correlation tag that correlates command and response messages. and completed percentage status of the FTP software download. Step 10 Type the COPY-RFILE command in the TL1 window.

0.0.Chapter 2 Upgrading Release 3.x to 4. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 2-7 . You have completed this procedure.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U10 Download Release 4.x Software Using TL1 Stop.

0.x to 4.0.Chapter 2 NTP-U10 Download Release 4.x Software Using TL1 Upgrading Release 3.x Using the TCC+ Card Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 2-8 June 2003 .