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Cisco Jabber 10.5 – Configuring Update URL

1 Open the main jabber-config.xml and in the group element , add the configuration parameter:  Point it to the location where you are planning to create “update.xml”.  Upload the “jabber-config.xml” to all of your TFTP nodes and restart the TFTP Service.
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Open the main jabber-config.xml and in the “Client” group element , add the configuration parameter: UpdateUrl
Point it to the location where you are planning to create “update.xml”.
Upload the “jabber-config.xml” to all of your TFTP nodes and restart the TFTP Service. 

2 Browse to the folder on your webserver were you want to create “update.xml”. if you want, you can drop your MSI jabber package there as well. In this example, I’ve created both files in Microsoft IIS on a windows 2012 machine
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Browse to the folder on your webserver were you want to create “update.xml”. if you want, you can drop your MSI jabber package there as well.
In this example, I’ve created both files in Microsoft IIS on a windows 2012 machine 

3 “update.xml”  consists of the following configuration paramaters: : this is the softwarebuild release number of the package you want to release : Contains the major software release number of the package you want to release : contains the weblocation of your MSI package
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update.xml” consists of the following configuration parameters:
LatestBuildNum: this is the softwarebuild release number of the package you want to release
LatestVersion : Contains the major software release number of the package you want to release
DownloadURL: contains the weblocation of your MSI package 

4 Once you’ve updated “Jabber-config.xml”, created  “update.xml” and placed the corresponding MSI at the correct location, you can restart Jabber and try the “check for updates”
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Once you’ve updated “Jabber-config.xml”, created “update.xml” and placed the corresponding MSI at the correct location, you can restart Jabber and try the “check for updates” 

5 Cisco Jabber should now try to locate the update.xml and read the information from it regarding the software version and it will compare it with itself.
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Cisco Jabber should now try to locate the update.xml and read the information from it regarding the software version and it will compare it with itself. 

6 If the version stated in update.xml is higher, it will prompt the user with the option to upgrade
6If the version stated in update.xml is higher, it will prompt the user with the option to upgrade 

7 Once decided to upgrade, the package is downloaded from the URL specified in the update.xml.
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Once decided to upgrade, the package is downloaded from the URL specified in the update.xml