Release Advisory

Genesys Media Server


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As of February 1, 2012, Genesys is no longer an affiliate of Alcatel-Lucent; any indication of such affiliation within Genesys products or packaging is no longer applicable. Please see the Genesys website at for more details.

The following information applies to Genesys 8.1.x software and is important for you to note:

Genesys follows applicable third-party redistribution policies to the extent that Genesys solutions utilize third-party functionality. For specific information about any third-party software used in this product, see the Read Me. Contact your Customer Care representative if you have any questions.

Genesys Media Server includes the following new features in the 8.1.7 release:

GVP 8.1.7 supports Red Hat Linux 6, but some GVP components run at lower capacities when compared to RHEL 5.x.
At release time, the best performance is achieved using RHEL 5. (GVP-19454 / 321172627)

Genesys Media Server includes the following new features in the 8.1.6 release:



Genesys Media Server supports the following new features and new component in the 8.1.5 release:

Genesys Media Server supports the following upgrades and new feature in the 8.1.4 release:

Genesys Media Server (and SIP Server when deployed with Genesys Media Server) now supports the Call Recording solution.

Genesys Media Server 8.1.31 Installation Package includes the following changes to the gvp_mcp/packaging/music directory:

The following Stream Manager features have not been implemented:

Support for the following outdated codecs has been removed: H.261, MS GSM, G.723.1.

ZIP audio file archives must be unpacked prior to use with Genesys Media Server.

In some instances, the Media Server might not be able to play prompts on Linux. To work around this issue, add the IP address of the host to the /etc/hosts file, and then restart Media Control Platform. For example:

(ER# 218690361)

Genesys recommends using static IP addresses for all Media Server machines. This applies to both Windows and Linux.

This product includes software developed by the NetBSD Foundation, Inc. and its contributors.

This product includes software developed by the University of California, Berkeley, and its contributors.

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