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Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide

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

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About This Guide Revision History Audience
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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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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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It contains requirements before upgrading the software and procedures on how to back up the database. and organization of this publication and describes the conventions that convey instructions and other information. Updated About this Guide chapter. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 v . Document Objectives This guide explains how to upgrade the software for the Cisco ONS 15454 system. 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. Procedures on how to upgrade the software using TL1 and how to upgrade the TCC+ cards to TCC2 cards are also provided as reference.About This Guide This section explains the objectives. and revert to the old software. intended audience. upgrade to the current software release.

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

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

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When you contact the TAC Escalation Center with a P1 or P2 problem.cisco. go to this URL: http://www.com Packet magazine is the Cisco monthly periodical that provides industry professionals with the latest information about the field of networking. technologies.cisco.cisco.com/en/US/support/index. SMARTnet.taf%3fasset_id=44699&public_view=true&kbns=1. Obtaining Additional Publications and Information Information about Cisco products.About This Guide Obtaining Additional Publications and Information All customers.com/RPF/register/register.cisco. go to Cisco Press online at this URL: http://www. Internetworking Technology Handbook. go to this URL to register: http://tools. and network solutions is available from various online and printed sources.do If you are a Cisco. partners. Access the Cisco Product Catalog at this URL: http://www.com login ID and password. you can open a case online at this URL: http://www. please check with your network operations center to determine the level of Cisco support services to which your company is entitled: for example. please have available your service agreement number and your product serial number.cisco. You can access iQ Magazine at this URL: http://business. Some services on the Cisco TAC website require a Cisco.shtml Before calling. When you call the center. and the Internetworking Design Guide. For current Cisco Press titles and other information. To obtain a directory of toll-free Cisco TAC telephone numbers for your country.html If you have Internet access. • The Cisco Product Catalog describes the networking products offered by Cisco Systems as well as ordering and customer support services. SMARTnet Onsite.html iQ Magazine is the Cisco monthly periodical that provides business leaders and decision makers with the latest information about the networking industry.com/prod/tree.cisco. Internetworking Troubleshooting Guide. You can access Packet magazine at this URL: http://www. Cisco suggests these titles for new and experienced users: Internetworking Terms and Acronyms Dictionary. and you cannot resolve your technical issues by using the Cisco TAC website.ciscopress.com/en/US/products/products_catalog_links_launch. a Cisco TAC engineer automatically opens a case. and resellers who have a valid Cisco service contract have complete access to the technical support resources on the Cisco TAC website. we recommend that you open P3 and P4 cases through the Cisco TAC website so that you can describe the situation in your own words and attach any necessary files. Cisco TAC Escalation Center The Cisco TAC Escalation Center addresses priority level 1 or priority level 2 issues.com registered user.com/warp/public/687/Directory/DirTAC.com/en/US/about/ac123/ac114/about_cisco_packet_magazine. These classifications are assigned when severe network degradation significantly impacts business operations. or Network Supported Accounts (NSA).html • • • Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide x June 2003 . If you have a valid service contract but do not have a login ID or password.html Cisco Press publishes a wide range of networking publications.

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x Using the TCC+ Card This chapter explains how to upgrade Cisco ONS 15454’s Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) software from Software Release 2.2.x Using the TCC+ Card.x to 4. you are not done with a procedure until you have completed it for each node you are upgrading. If you want to upgrade from Releases 3.2.0.4. Caution This chapter supports Software R2. 1.0. the data will be useful during and after the upgrade: date.” If you want to upgrade from a release prior to Release 2.x to Software R4. see the “Document Organization” section on page vi. street address. For contact information.0 – 3.x only. Note For a description of non-trouble procedures (NTP) and detailed level procedures (DLP).x to Release 4.0. Turn to a procedure for applicable tasks (DLPs). In general.x Upgrade. write down the following information about your site. NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2. and dial up number.2. and Control + (TCC+) card.C H A P T E R 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.2. page 1-2—This procedure contains critical information and tasks that you must read and complete before beginning the upgrade process. Before You Begin Before beginning.0.x to 4.0. site phone number.x using the Timing. use the procedures in Chapter 2. contact the Technical Assistance Center (TAC). Caution Read each procedure before you begin the upgrade. “Upgrading Release 3. This section lists the chapter procedures (NTPs). and you are not done with the upgrade until you have completed each procedure that applies to your network.2. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-1 . you may want to check off each procedure on your printed copy of this chapter as you complete it. see the “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix. If you are new to upgrading the ONS 15454. Communications. Note Perform the procedures in this chapter in consecutive order unless otherwise noted.

refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide.2. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-2 June 2003 . Required Onsite or remote Superuser Prerequisite Procedures None Read the Release Notes for Cisco ONS 15454 Release 4. 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.x to 4.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. For detailed instructions.0.x Upgrade Upgrading Software Release 2. 4. NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.x to Release 4.0.2. proceed with the “NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. PC or UNIX workstation.0.x. When you have completed the tasks for this section.x Database.x software. Disable all other Ethernet devices (such as a dial-up adapter) on the workstation that runs CTC.0. page 1-18—Complete this procedure only if you need to return to the software load you were running before activating Software R4.Chapter 1 NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2.x Database” procedure on page 1-5. For more information. 6. page 1-6—Complete this procedure if you have any TCC cards installed. page 1-8—You must complete this entire procedure before the upgrade is finished. NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card. If you have multiple IP addresses on your workstation. Cisco ONS 15454 Release 4. You have completed this procedure. NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2.x. Stop. 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.0. Complete the “DLP-U1 Verify CTC Workstation Requirements” task on page 1-3. you cannot run CTC Release 2.2. 3.2. you should remove them.x.x Using the TCC+ Card 2. NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.2.x if multiple IP addresses are configured. NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card. NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database.0.0. Log into the node that you will upgrade.x to Release 4. Complete the “DLP-U4 Verify Alarm Interface Panel” task on page 1-4. see the “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix.2.2. page 1-23—Complete this procedure only if you want to upgrade the TCC+ card to a TCC2 card. 5.x to Software R4.

0. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide. Note When you upgrade to JRE 1. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-3 . 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.x to Release 4.3. 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 1.1_01 or the Java Policy file.0.3.0. You can check this on your browser window after entering the node IP address in the URL window under Java Version.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. and 128 MB RAM running Windows 95.1_02.73 or higher (Netscape Navigator is included on the ONS 15454 software CD shipped with the node) Internet Explorer 4.0. they are included on the ONS 15454 software CD.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.1_02.3.0.x.2.1 or prior. If you are currently running a release that is also compatible with JRE 1.0. CD-ROM drive. Windows 2000.2. Windows 98. you will no longer be able to log into an ONS 15454 running Release 2. or Windows NT UNIX workstation running any Solaris release Netscape Navigator 4. verify all PC or UNIX workstation hardware and software requirements. the extra steps are not necessary.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2.x Service Pack 2 or higher The Java Version installed on your computer is Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Release 1. or an ONS 15327 running release 1.2. 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. Step 4 Return to your originating procedure (NTP). If you must later revert to a release that requires a previous version of the JRE. The Java Policy file is installed on your computer.1_02.x to 4.3. For detailed installation instructions.

x Upgrade Upgrading Software Release 2.x to 4.2. page 1-4 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-4 June 2003 . ensure that only one is connected to a router.x to Release 4. Otherwise. Repeat Step 1 at every node in the network.0.2.Chapter 1 NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2. The TCC+ cards are in Slots 7 and 11 and the XC/XCVT/XC10G cross connect cards are in Slots 8 and 10. or two XC10G) are installed at each node. Return to your returning procedure (NTP).2. page 1-4 Ensure that the cards are installed. two XCVTs. 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. Release 2. 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.x does not support simplex operation. 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. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for LAN-connection suggestions. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). the remaining nodes might be unreachable.0.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. page 1-3 If you have multiple ONS 15454 nodes configured in the same IP subnet. PC or UNIX workstation Required Onsite Superuser Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U3 Verify Common Control Cards. 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.

Save the database on the workstation's hard drive or on network storage. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-5 . NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. continue with Step 2. Repeat Steps 1 through 6 for each node in the network. For contact information. the number may be stamped into the board itself. If you are already logged in. myDatabase.2.0. Perform the following steps to ensure that all of your AIPs are good.0. where each “x” can be any number or letter. If the part number is any 67-xx-xxxxx combination.x Upgrade.2. go to the next node and start from Step 1 again.db (for example. Step 1 Step 2 Note If there is no sticker with a part number. 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). refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide. A message appears indicating that the backup is complete.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. Repeat Steps 1 through 4 for every node.x to 4. Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 If the part number is any number other than 67-xx-xxxxx. For detailed instructions. page 1-2 Log into CTC. The number should be preceded by “P/N” on the sticker. Locate the sticker with the part number. click the Maintenance > Database tabs.2. contact TAC. the board must be replaced. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Click OK. PC or UNIX workstation Required Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2. Click Backup.2.x to Release 4. If you cannot find the part number.x Database Caution If any of your nodes has an AIP board with the part number 67-xx-xxxxx. contact TAC to request a Return Materials Authorization (RMA). Use an appropriate file name with the file extension .x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. see the “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix. Click Save.db). In the node (default) view.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.

x” procedure on page 1-8. proceed with the “NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.x to 4.0.Chapter 1 NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card Upgrading Software Release 2. you must first upgrade them to TCC+ cards before continuing with the software upgrade.0. etc. do a print screen from the inventory window Active TCC+ Active XC Network information. Table 1-1 Manually Logged Data Item IP address of the node Node name Timing settings DCC connections.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. page 1-5 As needed Onsite Provisioning or higher Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-6 June 2003 . Complete the “NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card” procedure on page 1-6.2. list all optical ports that have DCCs activated User IDs (List all.x. 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. Stop. 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 4.0. Use the following table to determine the information you should log.2. do a print screen from the Provisioning tab in the network view. If you have any TCC cards installed. You have completed this procedure.x Database. If you do not have any TCC cards. do a print screen from the alarm window List circuits.2. do a print screen from the protection group window List alarms. including at least one super user) Inventory. complete the table (or your own version) for every node in the network. Current configuration: BLSR. linear. (do print screens as needed) List all protection groups in the system.x to Software R4. Two TCC+ cards NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.

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

page 1-5 NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card.0. You can use the setup wizard to install components or click Cancel to continue with the upgrade.0. If you are upgrading from Release 2. Stop.x Database.0.x” procedure on page 1-8.0. complete the “DLP-U5 Run the Script” task on page 1-10. Begin with the “DLP-U5 Run the Script” task on page 1-10.x software CD into the workstation CD-ROM (or otherwise acquire access to the software) to begin the upgrade process.x Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this procedure to upgrade your CTC software to Software R4.2. continue with Step 3.x to Software R4.2. If you are already logged in.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. You have completed this procedure. Complete the “DLP-U28 Activate the New Load” task on page 1-13. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. For detailed instructions. 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. NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.2. with Ethernet traffic disruption possibly lasting up to several minutes on each circuit. Complete the “DLP-U6 Download Release 4. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-8 June 2003 . Step 8 When you have upgraded to TCC+ cards.x Upgrading Software Release 2.0. Step 1 Note Inserting the software CD activates the CTC Setup Wizard. After loading the new software for approximately 30 minutes. Complete the “DLP-U7 Perform a BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-12 (BLSR nodes only).x. if you are upgrading from Release 2.2. you must read and perform each of the tasks that applies to your network in the proper order.2.x to 4. Log into the node that you want to upgrade.1 or 2. the TCC+ card becomes the standby card and the amber LED is illuminated.2.0.x to Software R4. skip this task. proceed to the “NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.x to Software R4. Caution Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Do not perform maintenance or provisioning activities during the activation task.2.2.0. Caution A traffic interruption of less than 50 ms on each circuit is possible during the activation task.x Software” task on page 1-11. Insert the Release 4.0.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. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide.2.

Stop.x to 4. Each software copy takes about 15 minutes. you will still be disconnected and removed to the network view during the node reboot.x Step 7 Step 8 As needed.0. Reconnect to CTC using the IP address from Step 6.x when a TCC+/TCC2 card that has the Software R4. you will need to type the user name CISCO15. lasting about 30 minutes total.0. and the TCC+ card will reset after each copy. but after the reboot is complete. Complete the “DLP-U11 Run LDCOMPAT. You have completed this procedure. As needed.x uploads.0. Step 9 Repeat Step 6 (activation) for all nodes in the network that need to be upgraded.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.x nodes in the network. 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. 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. For the remaining nodes.x to Software R4. for a TCC+ card that has no matching software with the active TCC+ card. A password is not required.0.2.0. Complete the “DLP-U10 Remove the BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-16 (BLSR nodes only). upgrade any spare TCC+ cards by installing the spare in the standby slot of a Software R4. Note The standby TCC+ card will copy one or both software releases from the active TCC+ card.JAR” task on page 1-17 to manage 2.x node. complete the “DLP-U9 Delete Cached JAR Files” task on page 1-15. Complete the “DLP-U12 Set the Date and Time” task on page 1-17 for any nodes that are not using SNTP. Thus. Note You can also upgrade to Software R4.x.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. CTC will restore connectivity to the node. you should expect to see two TCC+ card resets. Note Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13 Only activate one node at a time. The new CTC applet for Release 4.x is installed.2. During this logon. Allow each node to finish (all alarms cleared for 10 minutes) before activating the next node. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-9 . as needed.0.

Alarm filtering is enabled if the tool is depressed (selected) and disabled if the tool is raised (not selected).2. in UNIX) using the IP address of the node you are running the script on. page 1-5 NTP-U3 Upgrade the TCC Card to the TCC+ Card.2.20-001A-00. from the CD software “Cisco15454” directory.x Using the TCC+ Card DLP-U5 Run the Script Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this task to prepare your Release 2. an “Upgrade Preparation Complete” message appears.0 nodes for upgrade with a software patch. Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Close CTC and then reconnect to the node. Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 On the Alarms tab.38) load. log into the node you ran the script on.0. Verify that the alarm filter is not on: a. Display the node (default login) view of the Software R2. click the Maintenance > Software tabs.0.2.1 or greater. check all nodes for existing alarms.exe (or ptfix. Verify that the active load is 2.20-001A-00.0 node where you will run the script.0. When the script has completed successfully. Run the script. From the node view. Close all active telnet connections to the ONS 15454. If you are upgrading from Release 2.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. Resolve any outstanding alarms before proceeding. Click the Maintenance > Software tabs.0 (02.2. In a command window. From the network view.pl.x Database. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2.x Software” task on page 1-11.16. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-10 June 2003 .2. Caution Do not run the script on more than one node and one workstation at the same time.0 (02. b.2.x to Software R4. run ptfix.2. EXAMPLE G:\Cisco15454> ptfix 172.17.x to 4.x Upgrading Software Release 2.18 This step takes approximately 2 to 3 minutes.0 only Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser This task is only necessary with Release 2. page 1-6 (if applicable) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note Required for Release 2.2.38).0 upgrades. Note Running the script takes approximately 2 to 3 minutes. you can skip this task and continue with the “DLP-U6 Download Release 4. Step 1 Step 2 Click the Alarms tab.2.2. Click the Filter tool at the lower-right side of the bottom toolbar. The script will only work for the Release 2.

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

choose Ring Lockout.x to Software R4.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.x. Click Apply to activate the command. In the same row. click the Maintenance > Ring tabs. Open the “Cisco15454” folder.x to 4. click the East Operation column to show the pull-down menu. perform the following steps: a. In node view. choose Ring Lockout.pkg” extension and click Open. OC-48. BLSR spans will not be protected.0.2.2. PC or UNIX workstation As needed Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Prerequisite Procedures None During the lockout. Note To prevent ring or span switching. From the menu options. 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. Select the file with the “. click the West Operation column to show the pull-down menu. Be sure to remove the lockout after activating all nodes in the ring. Return to your originating procedure (NTP).x Upgrading Software Release 2. 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. perform the lockout on both the east and west spans of each node.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. or OC-192). For each of the BLSR trunk (span) cards (OC-12. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-12 June 2003 . Step 1 Step 2 Next to the trunk card row.0. CTC displays a status window so you can monitor the download process. if you are working from a local copy. From the menu options. c. b. d. Repeat this task for each node you are upgrading. Repeat Steps 1 through 8 for each node. Note Ignore any Default K alarms that occur on the protect STS timeslots during this lockout period. Step 3 Repeat Step 2 at each node in the ring.0. e.

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

choose File > Exit. b. The Activate dialog box appears with a warning message. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Ethernet traffic may remain down from the time the TCC+ cards switch to the time all Ethernet cards have finished resetting. The “Activation Successful” message appears when the software is successfully activated. Caution The upgrade process is service affecting. Alarm filtering is enabled if the tool is depressed (selected) and disabled if the tool is raised (not selected). Click the Maintenance > Software tabs. When all cards have reset.x Upgrading Software Release 2.2.2. Resolve any outstanding alarms before proceeding. beginning with the standby TCC+ card followed by the active TCC+ card. then the traffic cards boot consecutively from left to right. If you are upgrading remotely and cannot see the nodes. In CTC.0. check all nodes for existing alarms. Next. A rebooting window appears. Click Activate. When the active TCC+ card is rebooted. wait until the software upgrade reboot finishes at that node before continuing. Verify that the protect version is 4. The following occurs: • Each card in the node reboots. Click the Filter tool at the lower-right side of the bottom toolbar. After activating the node. you can safely proceed to the next step. Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) traffic can endure a hit of up to 50 ms. depending on how many cards are installed. this alarm clears. the Ethernet cards reset at the same time.x. it signals the standby TCC+ card to transition to be the active TCC+ card while it becomes now the standby TCC+ card. Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 On the Alarms tab. Step 11 Step 12 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-14 June 2003 . then check to ensure all alarms have cleared before proceeding.x Using the TCC+ Card Step 3 Verify that the alarm filter is not on: a. Click OK to begin the node rebooting process. Click Yes to proceed with the activation.x to 4. Click the Alarms tab.0. • • • When all the cards finish rebooting and all alarms clear. and then the XC/XCVT card in Slot 10 reboots. wait for 30 minutes for the process to complete. Note Step 9 Step 10 CTC will lose connection to the node and will display the network view. The upgrade process can take up to 30 minutes. When the TCC+ cards are finished. A system reboot (SYSBOOT) alarm is raised while activation is in progress.x to Software R4. the XC/XCVT card in Slot 8 reboots. so Cisco recommends that you activate the new load during a maintenance window.0.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.

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

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.0. page 1-11 In CTC node view. From the menu options.x to 4. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-16 June 2003 . click the West Switch column to show the pull-down menu.2. click the East Switch column to show the pull-down menu. or OC-192). e. 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. For each of the BLSR trunk (span) cards (OC-12. Next to the trunk card row.x to Software R4. Click Apply to activate the command. c. click the Maintenance > BLSR tabs. In the same row. be sure to apply your changes each time you choose the Clear option.x Software.Chapter 1 NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.0. f. From the menu options. Note When removing a lockout.x Using the TCC+ Card Step 5 Return to your originating procedure (NTP). you risk traffic loss on the first ring switch. Step 3 Step 4 Repeat this task as many times as necessary to remove all BLSR span lock outs on the upgrade nodes. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Click Apply to activate the command.0. perform the following steps: a. OC-48.2.x Upgrading Software Release 2. d. choose Clear. choose Clear. If you try to select Clear for more than one lockout at a time. b.

x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2.x to 4.ini so that CTC can use it to manage 2. 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.x DLP-U11 Run LDCOMPAT. Perform this task to reset the date and time at each node. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 for each remaining node.x.x nodes.0. jar copies the COMPAT. In CTC node view.x to Software R4.JAR Purpose Tools/Equipment This task enables CTC to manage 2.2. 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. then click Apply.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. page 1-13 DLP-U10 Remove the BLSR Lock Out. The LDCOMPAT.jar from the ONS 15454 Software CD. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-17 .x nodes after a software upgrade.2.jar LDCOMPAT. Set the correct date and time. enter the following commands: % cd /Cisco15454 % java -jar LDCOMPAT. you do not need this task. the upgrade procedure can cause the Date/Time setting to change.jar file is located at the Cisco15454 folder.x. If you are using UNIX.0. DLP-U12 Set the Date and Time Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Note If you are not using SNTP. click the Provisioning > General tabs.jar file to the client machine and updates the CTC. run the LDCOMPAT. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U28 Activate the New Load. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Step 3 Return to your originating procedure (NTP).

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 4.0. Note Before you upgraded to Release 4.2. Cisco recommends that you record or export all critical information to your hard drive.2.0.2. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide. If you need to revert to the backup database.2. use the following tasks.0 or the revert to a later release failed. If you need to revert to Software R2. Complete the “DLP-U13 Perform a Software R4.x Upgrade. you cannot revert to 3.x BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-21 (BLSR only).x if two TCC2 cards are installed and running R4.x. page 2-3 (if applicable) NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. Log into the node. complete the “DLP-U16 Manually Restore the Database” task on page 1-22.x. If you are already logged in.x to Software R4.x Database.x Upgrade. 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. Complete the “DLP-U14 Revert to Protect Load” task on page 1-20.x. page 1-2 NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3.x.2.0.x software.x Database” procedure on page 1-5). Stop.x to Software R4.x when both a TCC+ card and a TCC2 card are installed on the same ONS 15454 shelf. Additionally. Complete the “DLP-U15 Remove the Software R4.0. page 1-8 NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U1 Prepare for Release 2.0. in order.0.x to Release 4.0.x.x to 4. page 1-5 NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. For detailed instructions. You must have two TCC+ cards installed to revert to R3.0.x to Release 4. you have finished the software upgrade.0. 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.2. Note Cisco does not recommend reverting to R3. continue with Step 2.Chapter 1 NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database Upgrading Software Release 2.x BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-19 (BLSR only).x Database.0. If you have performed all necessary procedures up to this point. They are provided here as a convenience to those wishing to perform a revert after an upgrade. page 2-2 (if applicable) NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-18 June 2003 . You have completed this procedure.

From the menu options. Note Ignore any Default K alarms that occur on the protect STS timeslots during this lockout period.x Database. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). From the menu options. f. Step 3 Repeat Step 2 at each node in the ring.x. perform the following steps: a. In the same row.x to Software R4. In node view. d. For each of the BLSR trunk (span) cards (OC-12.2. OC-192). page 1-5 NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. perform the lockout on both the east and west spans of each node. OC-48. Note Step 4 Leave the BLSR in the lockout state until you have finished reverting all nodes.2. click the East Switch column to show the pull-down menu.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database DLP-U13 Perform a Software R4.x BLSR Lock Out Purpose Tools/Equipment If you have a BLSR provisioned. Step 1 Step 2 Next to the trunk card row.0.x Database. click the Maintenance > Ring tabs. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. choose Lockout Span. choose Lockout Span. BLSR spans will not be protected. page 2-3 (if applicable) NTP-U20 Upgrade Software R2. e.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.0. c. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-19 .2. 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. Click Apply.x to Software R4. but then you must be sure to remove the lockout once you are finished reverting.0. b.x to 4. Note To prevent ring or span switching.0. page 1-8 NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3. before beginning the revert you must perform a span lockout at each node.x. click the West Switch column to show the pull-down menu. You must leave the BLSR in the lockout state until you have finished reverting all nodes. Click Apply.

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

see the “DLP-U9 Delete Cached JAR Files” task on page 1-15.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. 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. choose Clear. choose Clear. This uploads the appropriate CTC applet to your workstation. Note When removing a lockout.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database Note When you upgrade to JRE 1. 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 R4.3. Click Apply to activate the command.0). perform the following steps: a. page 1-19 In CTC node view.0. Click Apply to activate the command. Step 9 Return to your originating procedure.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. OC-48. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-21 . you cannot log into an ONS 15454 running Release 2.2. If you are reverting to a release that required a previous version of JRE.1 or prior (or an ONS 15327 running Release 1. you do not need to reinstall Java and delete JAR files. you risk traffic loss on the first ring switch.1_02 during the upgrade. If you are reverting to a release that also uses JRE 1. Next to the trunk card row. From the menu options.0. DLP-U15 Remove the Software R4. or if you retained 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.x to 4.1_02. If you have trouble reconnecting to CTC. In the same row. d. c.x BLSR Lock Out. be sure to apply your changes each time you select the Clear option. For each of the BLSR trunk cards (OC-12.3.2. click the East Switch column to show the pull-down menu.0. restart the browser and log back into the last node that was reverted. b.0. If you try to select Clear for more than one lockout at a time.1_02. Step 8 After reverting all of the nodes in the network.3. click the West Switch column to show the pull-down menu. OC-192). f. click the Maintenance > Ring tabs. From the menu options. e.

0. The “Open…” dialog box appears.2. page 1-21 (if required) Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Caution Required for Release 2.2. In the Provisioning > Ring tabs. and DLP-U15 Remove the Software R4.0 or the software revert for a later release failed. Select the previously saved file and choose Open. If a new ring map exists. DLP-U16 Manually Restore the Database Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this task to revert to Release 2. page 1-20.0.Chapter 1 NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database Upgrading Software Release 2. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-22 June 2003 . click the Maintenance > Database tabs.x BLSR Lock Out. In the CTC node view.2. The database will be restored and the TCC+s cards will reboot. otherwise. Caution This process is service affecting and should be performed during a maintenance window. Click Backup. click the Ring Map button. Wait one minute before restoring the next node. click Accept.x to 4. Return to your originating procedure. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures DLP-U14 Revert to Protect Load.2. When the TCC+ cards have rebooted.0 database restoral after a revert.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. log back into CTC and verify that the database is restored.0 or if you were unable to perform a revert using another software release. as needed Onsite or remote (but in the presence of the workstation) Superuser Do not perform these steps unless you are restoring Release 2. You have now completed the manual database backup.

See the “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix for contact information. a. If you are already logged in. The TCC+ card is compatible with ONS 15454 Software R4. f. Verify that the LAN wires on the backplane are installed properly. Verify that the node you are upgrading has ONS 15454 Software R4.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. Slide the card out of the slot. continue with Step 2. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. 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).2.x.x and earlier software versions. For detailed instructions.Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2. Complete the “NTP-U2 Back Up the Software R2. Contact TAC for more information. c. Log into CTC. The software version is displayed in the upper left corner of the window. The ACT/STBY LED on the faceplate of the TCC+/TCC2 card indicates whether the card is in active or standby mode.x with both TCC2 cards installed.2. Open the standby TCC+ card ejectors. Open the ejectors on the TCC2 card to be installed. Note Downgrade procedures from TCC2 cards to TCC+ cards are not supported.0. For information on backplane pinouts.x Database” section on page 1-5 before beginning the upgrade. b. 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. d. This raises the IMPROPRMVL alarm which will clear when the upgrade is complete.x installed.x.0. e. a “LAN Connection Polarity Reversed” condition appears. If a LAN connection is miswired. The TCC2 card supports ONS 15454 Software R4. The TCC2 card does not autodetect miswired LAN connections. Slide the TCC2 card into the slot along the guide rails. Physically replace the standby TCC+ card on the ONS 15454 with a TCC2 card.0. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide. A green ACT/STBY LED indicates an active card and an amber light indicates a standby card.0.0. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-23 . Close the ejectors.x to 4. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Check the LED on the faceplate.0. You will not be able to revert to a software release earlier than Software R4.

e. d. a. the TCC2 card becomes the standby card and the amber LED is illuminated. Do not remove the card from the shelf during a database transfer. The ONS 15454 switches the standby TCC2 card to active mode. Step 7 From the pull-down menu. The ONS 15454 boots up the second TCC2 card. Step 6 When the newly installed TCC2 card is in standby. the TCC2 card reboots and goes into standby mode after approximately three minutes. the loading TCC2 card does not boot up in the normal manner. Note It takes approximately 10 minutes for the active TCC+ card to transfer the database to the newly installed TCC2 card. The TCC+ card verifies that it has the same database as the TCC2 card and then switches to standby. Ldg (loading) appears on the newly installed TCC2 card. When the card is first inserted. choose Reset Card. In CTC node view.0. 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. Note You can no longer revert to a software version prior to Software R4. Physically replace the remaining TCC+ card with the second TCC2 card.x after you switch the standby TCC2 card to the active TCC2 card. the red FAIL LED stays on for a short period.0.2. However. The FAIL LED then blinks normally and all LEDs go dark. The second TCC2 card must also copy the database. This raises the IMPROPRMVL alarm.x to 4.x Using the TCC+ Card g. c. Disregard this alarm. right-click the active TCC+ card in CTC. Caution If your active TCC+ card resets during the upgrade before the new TCC2 card is in full standby mode. Open the TCC+ card ejectors. the newly installed TCC2 card automatically copies the software version running on the active TCC2 card. Open the ejectors on the TCC2 card. After loading the new software for approximately 10 minutes. it clears by the end of the procedure.Chapter 1 NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card Upgrading Software Release 2. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 1-24 June 2003 . Wait for the TCC+ card to reboot. Close the ejectors. Slide the card out of the slot. b. Note The MEA (card mismatch) alarm appears because CTC recognizes a mismatch between TCC card types. You do not need to do anything in this situation. Slide the TCC2 card into the slot along the guide rails. During this operation. When the transfer completes. remove the new TCC2 card immediately. Do not remove the card from the shelf during a database transfer. the LEDs on the TCC2 card flash Fail and then the active/standby LED flashes. Step 8 Step 9 Verify that the remaining TCC+ card is now in standby mode (the ACT/STBY LED changes to amber). which will clear when the upgrade is complete.

You have completed this procedure. check the voltage on the backplane.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. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 1-25 .Chapter 1 Upgrading Software Release 2.0.x to 4. Stop.2.

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

and you are not done with the upgrade until you have completed each procedure that applies to your network.x to Release 4. This section lists the chapter procedures (NTPs). write down the following information about your site.2.0 – 2. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 2-1 . Caution This chapter is only supported for Release 3. NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3. If you wish to upgrade from a release prior to Release 2.x.x Using the TCC+ Card”. Turn to a procedure for applicable tasks (DLPs).x to 4.x to 4.0. Site Phone Number. Caution Read each procedure before you begin the upgrade. If you wish to upgrade from Releases 2. 1. Note For a description of non-trouble procedures (NTP) and detailed level procedures (DLP). Before You Begin Before beginning. Note Procedures in this chapter are to be performed in consecutive order unless otherwise noted. Street Address.x Using the TCC+ Card This chapter explains how to upgrade Cisco ONS 15454 Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) software from Release 3. “Upgrading Software Release 2. you may wish to check off each procedure on your printed copy of this chapter as you complete it.x to Release 4.C H A P T E R 2 Upgrading Release 3.2. the data will be useful during and after the upgrade: Date. In general. you are not done with a procedure until you have completed it for each node you are upgrading. page 2-2—This section contains critical information and tasks that you must read and complete before beginning the upgrade process.2. use the procedures in Chapter 1.0.2.x Upgrade.x using the TCC+ card. see the “Document Organization” section on page vi. you must contact Technical Assistance Center (TAC). and Dial Up Number.0.0.2. If you are new to upgrading the ONS 15454. For more information. see “Obtaining Technical Assistance” section on page ix.0.

NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. the remaining nodes might be unreachable.x to Release 4.0. page 2-4—You must complete this entire procedure before the upgrade is finished. page 1-23—Complete this procedure only if you want to upgrade the TCC+ card to a TCC2 card. When you have completed the tasks for this section.x Upgrade Upgrading Release 3.x software.x. Stop. NTP-U6 Upgrade the TCC+ Card to the TCC2 Card.0. NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3. Log into the node that you will upgrade. ONS 15454s to upgrade PC or UNIX workstation Cisco ONS 15454 Release 4. NTP-U5 Revert to Previous Software Load and Database. Complete the “DLP-U2 Verify LAN Connections” task on page 1-4. Otherwise.x Upgrade Purpose Tools/Equipment This procedure provides the critical information checks and tasks you must complete before beginning an upgrade. NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3. 5. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for LAN-connection suggestions. refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide. 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.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. proceed with the “NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3.x Using the TCC+ Card 2. 6. NTP-U10 Download Release 4.0. page 2-5—Complete this procedure only if you want to upgrade to Software R4.0. 3.0.x to 4.x Software Using TL1. ensure that only one is connected to a router.0.x in TL1.x Database.0. Complete the “DLP-U3 Verify Common Control Cards” task on page 1-4. 4. Complete the “DLP-U1 Verify CTC Workstation Requirements” task on page 1-3.Chapter 2 NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3.0. For detailed instructions.0. You have completed this procedure. 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.x Database” procedure on page 2-3. Step 6 Step 7 Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 2-2 June 2003 .x to Software R4.x to Release 4. If you have multiple ONS 15454 nodes configured in the same IP subnet.

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

x Upgrading Release 3. Allow each node to finish (all alarms cleared for 10 minutes) before activating the next node. Complete the “DLP-U6 Download Release 4. CTC will restore connectivity to the node. You have completed this procedure. Complete the “DLP-U28 Activate the New Load” task on page 1-13 (all nodes).x to Software R4. Step 7 Repeat Step 4 (activation) for all nodes in the network that need to be upgraded. with Ethernet traffic disruption possibly lasting up to several minutes on each circuit.x software CD into the workstation CD-ROM (or otherwise acquire access to the software) to begin the upgrade process.x to 4. You can use the setup wizard to install components or click Cancel to continue with the upgrade.0. Caution A traffic interruption of less than 50 ms on each circuit is possible during the activation task.Chapter 2 NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3.0.x Database. Note Only activate one node at a time. Caution Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Do not perform maintenance or provisioning activities during the activation task.0. but after the reboot is complete.x to Software R4. 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.0. A password is not required. Reconnect to CTC using the IP address from Step 4. page 2-3 Insert the Release 4.0.0.0. you will still be disconnected and removed to the network view during the node reboot. 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.x Purpose Tools/Equipment Required/As Needed Onsite/Remote Security Level Step 1 Use this procedure to upgrade your CTC software to Software R4. Note Inserting the software CD activates the CTC Setup Wizard. For the remaining nodes.x uploads. Complete the “DLP-U7 Perform a BLSR Lock Out” task on page 1-12 (BLSR nodes only). The new CTC applet for Release 4. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 2-4 June 2003 . you will need to type the user name CISCO15.x Using the TCC+ Card Stop. During this logon.x Software” task on page 1-11 (all nodes). NTP-U22 Upgrade Software R3.x. Complete the “DLP-U9 Delete Cached JAR Files” task on page 1-15.

lasting about 30 minutes total. start Netscape or Internet Explorer. as needed. Type commands in the TL1 request window. Note The standby TCC+ card will copy one or both software releases from the active TCC+ card. The Request history window allows you to recall previous commands by clicking on them.0. There are three sub-windows in the TL1 interface window: Request history. Thus.Chapter 2 Upgrading Release 3.x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U10 Download Release 4. you should expect to see two TCC+ card resets.0.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).x Database. You will see responses in the Message log window.x node.x software using TL1 rather than CTC. In CTC.0. click Tools > Open TL1 Connection.x Software Using TL1 Purpose Tools/Equipment Use this procedure to download the Release 4. 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. Click OK.0. where: • • TID is the target identifier. upgrade any spare TCC+ cards by installing the spare in the standby slot of a Software R4. A TL1 interface window opens. NTP-U10 Download Release 4.x to Release 4.x to 4. Each software copy takes about 15 minutes. Type the Activate User command in the TL1 request window to open a TL1 session: ACT-USER:[<TID>]:<UID>:<CTAG>::<PID>. As needed. UID is the OSS profile name.0. for a TCC+ card that has no matching software with the active TCC+ card. Choose the node you want to communicate with from the Select Node dialog box. You have completed this procedure. Step 7 Step 8 Verify that the Connect button is selected (grayed out). Complete the “DLP-U12 Set the Date and Time” task on page 1-17 (any nodes not using SNTP). Message log. page 2-2 NTP-U8 Back Up the Software R3. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 2-5 .x Upgrade. Stop. Enter the ONS 15454 IP address of the node you want to communicate with in the Netscape or Internet Explorer Web address (URL) field. and the TCC+ card will reset after each copy. In CTC. and TL1 request. PC or UNIX workstation Prerequisite Procedures NTP-U7 Prepare for Release 3.0. the IP address at the CTC window should match the IP address you entered in step 2.

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

x Using the TCC+ Card NTP-U10 Download Release 4.Chapter 2 Upgrading Release 3. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide June 2003 2-7 .0.x Software Using TL1 Stop.0.x to 4.

x Software Using TL1 Upgrading Release 3.x Using the TCC+ Card Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide 2-8 June 2003 .Chapter 2 NTP-U10 Download Release 4.0.0.x to 4.