Problem 1: Stuck in Installing database component
During my CUCM 9.1 installation on a VMWare workstartion. The process stuck in Installing database component for more than a hour without any progress.
I repeated the installation again but with no luck. so I think of two options:
1- Install CUCM 8.6 and upgrade to 9.1 (details are described here)
2- Change the VM settings
I decided to go with the second option first (although I used the same settings in CUCM8.6 installation). After some tweaking in my VM settings. The problem solved with below properties
I tried to increase the memory to 4GB and repeat the installation but it also stuck. Then I added an extra 40GB to HDD and choose to pre-allocate all disk now instead of Thin provisioning which seems to solve the problem…
Problem 2: Can’t access GUI
After I successfully finished the installation, I faced another problem. I can’t access the GUI from any browser it shows HTTP Status 404 – The requested resource is not available
it seems a problem in a tomcat service inside the CUCM so I decided to restart it through the SSH session and give it another try which seems to work
admin : utils service restart Cisco Tomcat
Old interface again, disappointed ! please add some graphics, colors and use a decent CSS, Cisco!
Anyways, below is a list of new features found in 9.1 if anyone interest