About This Course
Operating a Content Delivery System TV (CDSTV)
Following are the prerequisites for this course: Familiarity with operation and maintenance of a broadband video network To locate Cisco courses that cover the listed prerequisites, refer to www.cisco.com/go/ase.
The Operating a Content Delivery System TV (CDS-TV) instructor-led course takes a task-oriented approach to teaching the skills to operate a Cisco® Content Delivery System for Television (CDS-TV) system for storage and delivery of video on demand (VOD) content.
The course outline is as follows: I. CDS-TV Fundamentals A. Introducing CDS-TV 1. CDS-TV Functions in a VOD Solution 2. Service Provider Environment Options 3. Architecture Options B. Examining CDS-TV Topologies 1. Topology Options 2. CDS Topology 3. VVI Topology 4. CDS-TV Management 5. System Management Functions and Software C. Examining CDS-TV Hardware 1. Hardware Component Features 2. Management Units II. Monitoring with the CDS-TV GUI A. Accessing and Navigating the CDS-TV GUI 1. How to Log into the CDS-TV GUI 2. Navigating CDS-TV GUI 3. Accessing Online Help B. Monitoring the System 1. Monitoring at the System Level 2. Monitoring the Hardware 3. Monitoring Network Traffic C. Monitoring Ingests 1. The Ingest Process 2. The System Snapshot for Content Overview 3. Monitoring Ingests 4. The Content Activity Report D. Monitoring Streams 1. Monitoring Streams 2. Stream Failures 3. Monitoring Popular Content (Streams) III. CDS-TV Component Communication A. Examining Internal Communication 1. Hardware Interfaces 2. Protocols for Streamer/Set-Top/BMS Communication 3. NAT B. Examining CDS-TV and VOD System Communication 1. VOD System Basics 2. Example VOD Ingest Flow with CDS-TV 3. Example VOD Delivery Flow with CDS-TV IV. System Maintenance A. Managing User Access 1. User Access 2. Changing User Access Levels 3. Resetting a User Password B. Identifying System Thresholds and Server IDs 1. Setting System Thresholds 2. Identifying Server, Group, and Array IDs 3. Locating ID Information C. Recommended Monitoring and Tasks 1. Monitoring Considerations 2. Daily Monitoring 3. Weekly Monitoring 4. Monthly Monitoring
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to operate a Cisco Content Delivery System - TV in their network environment. The primary audience for this course includes: System engineers Technical support personnel Channel partners, resellers