Avaya Aura Communication Manager

Latest Release: 10.2 (December 2023)

Release 8.1.3

Avaya Aura Communication Manager Release 8.1.3 was made generally available in October 2020 as part of Avaya Aura Platform Release 8.1.3. Service Pack 5 (Release was issued in June 2022. This is NOT the latest Communication Manager release; the latest release is recommended for new development.

Important The following end of sale and end of support dates have been announced:
  • End of sale: December 13, 2021
  • End of support: March 6, 2023
Additional information about the end of sale and end of support dates can be found here. For all new development, Avaya recommends that developers use the latest release of Avaya Aura Communication Manager.

New in Release 8.1.3

Communication Manager 8.1.3 includes the following new and enhanced capabilities:

  • With Release 8.1.3, Communication Manager can send SNMP inform messages to the Emergency Location Management Solution when a DCP or H.323 endpoint comes into service or when a non-SIP endpoint places an emergency call.
  • With Release 8.1.3, for the Communication Manager managed bandwidth and the Session Manager managed bandwidth, emergency calls always connect despite administered bandwidth limit exhaustion.
  • Communication Manager and System Manager supports the sip-sobsrv button for the following J-Series endpoints: J169 and J179.

For more detailed information about these features, see the Release Notes and What's New in the Avaya Aura Platform, available under the Downloads tab.

Release history

End of Support Earlier Releases (view notice)

Release Information

Product Overview

Additional documentation for Communication Manager Release 8.x is available for download from the Avaya Support web site:

Call Detail Recording

Beginning in Release 8.1.2, TLS Encryption has been added for the Communication Manager SAT interface, enabling encryption of CDR data for primary and secondary CDR devices using the TLS protocol. See Chapter 53 for detailed information about the Call Detail Recording interface:

Selective Listening Hold/Multiple Registration Service

This white paper provides guidance for application developers that use the Selective Listening Hold (SLH) service and/or Multiple Registration (MR) to utilize call media information from one or more parties in a call.