I agree testing is the preferred method but when we used to "test" it seemed
you never could think of every or replicate every situation to make sure you
tested everything. We found that the percentage of issues (usually less than
1% or mostly none at all) compared to the security concerns, so we weighed
the risks and decided to let critical updates install.
I have found that it doesn't seem to matter what version of Java, none of
them are working.
Tried, 6.3, 6.6, 1.5, 1.42, 1.31 then finally realized that it probably had
more to do with the updates than Java itself since that is the only thing
that has changed.
I've opened a case with Cisco and I will see where this heads....
"Shenan Stanley" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Rick F wrote:
>> The June updates were installed via WSUS to all our workstation. We
>> found today that certain Java applications do not work anymore.
>> We have a Cisco IP Phone network. We use the Real Time Reporting on
>> CRS IPCC but it no longer loads, just shows a java gray screen. If
>> we use a computer or server that didn't get the updates, then the
>> Java site works. We uninstalled all the updates and it didn't make
>> a difference so uninstalling apparently doesn't "fully" uninstall.
>> Our next step is resorting to a previous restore point.
>> Anyone else having any Java issues since the June 10th updates?
> Given what you have - I have to ask if you bothered to find a machine
> without the updates, check that your java app works, then install the
> updates one-by-one to see which one 'breaks' the app by rebooting and
> testing after each individual installation?
> This sort of testing is usually done before pushing out updates with
> WSUS - actually one of the main purposes of controlling the updates within
> a given organization - so this might be a little retroactive - but I
> believe you might benefit from knowing exactly which update that you
> applied actually causes the problem - if any...
> What version of Java is on the machines with the issue?
> Shenan Stanley
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