About this Course

Duration 5 Days
Special Notices

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Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solutions Part 2 (VTV2S) v1.0 is a 5-day ILT that prepares you to configure, operate, and maintain core visual communication components, including telepresence endpoints, gatekeepers, MCUs, management software, and provisioning. In this course, students will add TelePresence to existing UCM environments.


The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Working knowledge of basic IP networking
  • Knowledge of video conferencing and streaming fundamentals

Additional knowledge and skills that will help the learner benefit fully from the course are as follows:

  • Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solutions, Part 1 (VTVS1)

Cisco learning offerings that contribute to prerequisite knowledge and skills:

  • Cisco Basic IP Networking E-learning or Interconnecting Cisco Devices, "Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 Version 3.0 (ICND1)" and "Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2 Version 3.0 (ICND2)"
  • Implementing Cisco Video Networking Devices, Parts 1 and 2 (VIVND1 and VIVND2)

Delegates will learn how to

Upon completing this course you should be able to:
  • Define Cisco Business TelePresence Solutions components and architectures
  • Describe SIP and H.323 basic configuration
  • Implement advanced features of Cisco VCS
  • Implement Cisco TelePresence MCU, Cisco TelePresence Server, and the MSE 8000 Server as they interoperate with both the Cisco VCS and the Cisco Unified CM
  • Utilize Cisco Conductor for multiple multipoint control units or TelePresence Server management
  • Implement Cisco TelePresence Management Suite
  • Provision devices using TMS Provisioning Extension
  • Demonstrate how Cisco TelePresence Content Server interacts with other products within the Cisco Business TelePresence Solution (Optional)



Module 1: Cisco TelePresence Endpoints Overview
  • Cisco TelePresence Endpoint Solutions
  • Cisco Jabber and Jabber Video
  • Locating Documentation
Module 2: SIP and H.323 Basic Configuration
  • Cisco VCS Video Network
  • Cisco Unified CM Video Network
  • Fully Enabled Video Network Solution
  • Session Initiation Protocol
  • H.323
  • Interworking
  • Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco VCS
  • Upgrading the Cisco VCS
  • SIP for Cisco Unified CM
  • Cisco Unified CM and Cisco VCS Dial Plans
Module 3: Advanced Cisco VCS Features
  • Connection Security
  • Local Authentication
  • Remote Authentication
  • Registration Conflict Policy
  • Registration Restriction Policy
  • Local Zone Components
  • Membership Rules
  • Transforms
  • Admin Policy
  • FindMe Functionality
  • FindMe Configuration
  • Purpose of Zones
  • Search Priority
  • Neighbor Zones
  • Creating Neighbor Zones
  • Integration
  • Need for Traversal Zones
  • H.460 and Assent Protocols
  • Traversal Zone Configuration
  • Domain Name System Dialing
  • E.164 Number Mapping
  • Bandwidth Management
  • Subzones
  • Pipes
  • Subzones and Zones
  • Subzone Call Failure
  • Call Processing Order
  • Cisco VCS Call Routing
  • Zone Call Failure
  • Regular Expressions
  • Interworking and Transforms
  • Certificates
  • Certificate Installation
  • Presence
  • Cisco Unified Presence and PUA
  • Presence Deployments
  • Conference Factory
  • Cisco VCS Settings for Conference Factory
  • Clustering and the Cisco VCS
  • Replication Components
  • Clustering Configuration
  • Collecting Information
  • Log Files
  • Search History
  • Warnings
  • Cisco TAC Information
Module 4: Video Conference Bridges
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU Purpose and Placement
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU Product Line
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU Installation
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU Indicator Lights
  • Locating Documentation
  • Network Settings
  • H.323 and SIP Settings
  • Types of Prefixes
  • Prefixes and Dial Plans
  • Media Port Reservation
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU as an Ad Hoc Bridge
  • Locating the Help Function
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU Conference Configuration
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU Conference Monitoring
  • Auto-Attendants
  • Endpoints
  • User Access
  • Auto-Attendant Customization
  • Global Conference Settings
  • Templates
  • Minimum Outgoing Bit Rate
  • Web Interface Upgrade, Backup, and Restore
  • FTP Backup and Restore
  • Basic Components
  • Indicators
  • Supervisor Blade Settings
  • Power Consumption Calculation
  • Blade Options
  • Cisco TelePresence Server Role
  • Hardware Options
  • Server Features
  • What Is TIP?
  • TIP Call Setup
  • TIP Deployment Scenario
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Endpoint and Conference Diagnostics
  • Event Logs
Module 5: Cisco TelePresence Conductor
  • Cisco TelePresence Conductor Overview
  • Network Placement
  • Call Flow on Unified CM: Ad Hoc Conference
  • Call Flow on Unified CM: Rendezvous Conference
  • Call Flow on the Cisco VCS
  • Configuring Cisco TelePresence MCU with the Conductor
  • SIP and H.323 Configuration
  • Conference and Gatekeeper Configuration
  • Configuring Cisco TelePresence MCU with the Unified CM and Conductor
  • SIP and H.323 Configuration with Unified CM
  • Conference and Gatekeeper Configuration with Unified CM
  • Port Optimization with the Conductor
  • TelePresence Server Configuration for Communication with the Conductor
  • SIP and H.323 Configuration
  • Policy Service
  • Neighbor Zones
  • Search Rules
  • User Creation and System Settings
  • Conference Bridge Pools
  • Service Preference
  • Conference Templates
  • Conference Alias
  • Ad Hoc and Rendezvous Locations
  • Cisco Unified CM Locations in the Conductor
  • Communication with the TelePresence Conductor
  • Ad Hoc and Rendezvous Conferences
  • Event Log
  • Diagnostic Logging and System Snapshot
Module 6: Cisco TelePresence Management Suite
  • Cisco TMS Overview
  • Documentation
  • Cisco TMS Navigator
  • Templates and Dial Plans
  • Backup and Restore
  • Upgrades
  • Phone Books
  • Scheduling a Conference
  • Cisco TMS Smart Scheduler
  • Conference Monitoring
  • ISDN and IP Zones
  • ISDN Zone Configuration
  • IP Zone Configuration
  • User Administration
  • Cisco TMS Roles
  • Creating Users
  • Cisco TMS Services
  • SQL Database
  • Cisco TMS Web Server
Module 7: Cisco TMSPE
  • What Is TMSPE?
  • Documentation
  • Provisioning Components
  • Configuring the Cisco VCS for Provisioning
  • Configuring the Cisco TMS for Provisioning
  • DNS for Provisioning
  • Groups and Users
  • Address Patterns
  • Template Schemas
  • Provisioning Phone Book Sources
  • Provisioning a Phone Book
  • Sending Account Information
  • TMSPE Diagnostics
  • TMSPE Services
  • Log Files
Module 8: Cisco TelePresence Content Server (Optional for VTVS2—covered inVTVS1)
  • Cisco TCS Purpose Documentation
  • Cisco TCS Basic Features
  • Cisco TCS with Cisco Show and Share and the Cisco Media eXperience Engine
  • H.323 and SIP Settings
  • Adding Users
  • Conference Templates, Categories, and Call Configuration
  • Recording Alias
  • Playback Alias
  • Export and Import Recordings

Lab 1-1: Endpoint Configuration
Lab 2-1: Basic Call Control Settings for the Cisco VCS
Lab 2-1: Basic Call Control Settings for the Cisco VCS
Lab 2-2: Basic Call Control Settings for the Unified CM
Lab 3-1: Components of Cisco VCS Security
Lab 3-2: Exploring the Fundamentals of Subzones
Lab 3-3: Presearch, Transforms, Admin Policy, and User Policy
Lab 3-4: Neighbor Relationships and SIP Trunks
Lab 3-5: Calling Outside: Traversal Zo
nes and DNS Zones
Lab 3-6: Bandwidth Management
Lab 3-7: Call Processing
Lab 3-8: Interworked Dialing: Transforms, Search Rules, and Regular Expressions
Lab 3-9: Conference Factory and Cisco TelePresence Multiway
Lab 3-10: Logs and History
Lab 4-1: Verify H.323 and SIP Settings for the Cisco TelePresence MCU
Lab 4-2: Configuring Conferences
Lab 4-3: Cisco MCU Customization
Lab 4-4: Cisco TelePresence MCU Backup and MSE 8000 Options
Lab 4-5: Diagnostics and Call Logs for the Cisco TelePresence MCU
Lab 5-1: Cisco TelePresence Conductor
Lab 6-1: Operating the Cisco TMS
Lab 6-2: Conference Creation
Lab 6-3: ISDN and IP Zones
Lab 6-4: User Permissions
Lab 6-5: Cisco TMS Troubleshooting
Lab 7-1: Configuring the Cisco VCS for Provisioning
Lab 7-2: Troubleshooting the Cisco TMSPE
Lab 8-1: Cisco TCS Configurations and Recordings (Optional)

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