About This Course
Cisco Encoder D9036 Operations Training (ENCOPS)
Following are the prerequisites for this course: ● Knowledge of video compression or completion of the Intro to Video Compression course is required. ● Attendees should have experience in cable television signaling. To locate Cisco courses that cover the listed prerequisites, refer to www.cisco.com/go/ase.
This instructor-led course offered by High-Touch Delivery Learning Services provides hands-on practice configuring and operating a Cisco® encoder. Students are introduced to the hardware and software, basic Virtual Service Encoder (VSE) configuration for video and audio encoding; configuring the encoder to insert system information tables for DVB applications and to insert messages for digital programming insertion (DPI) applications; and perform basic operations such as alarm monitoring, license management, backup and restore configuration files, and restarting the unit.
The course outline is as follows: Module 1: Encoder Basics o The Role of Encoders in Media Content Flow What Is an Encoder? o Main Encoder Features Encoders and MPEG Transport Streams Model and Feature Examples ROSA Network Management System (NMS) and ROSA Video Service Management (VSM) Support PowerVu Support o Hardware Features Front Panel Cooling Rear Panel Modular Platform Cards (Modules) o Using the GUI Connecting and Logging On The Encoder Graphical User Interface (GUI) Basic GUI Setup Finding Version and Serial Numbers Module 2: VSE Creation o Adding a VSE VSE Basics VSE Resource Utilization Adding a VSE o Configuring the VSE Components Configuring Video Components Configuring Audio Components Configuring VBI Components o Insert the VSE Service into an Outgoing Stream Inserting a VSE Service into Outgoing Transport Stream Configuring Outgoing Ports, Transport Streams, and Services Module 3: Feature Overview o Multiplexing Outgoing Streams What Is Multiplexing? Component Passing, Blocking, and Remapping Fundamentals Editing a Default Tracking Rule o Generating PSI/SI Tables PSI/SI Table Basics Generating the PSI/SI Tables o Inserting Digital Program Insertion (DPI) Messages Digital Program Insertion Fundamentals Encoder DPI Triggers Use the Interface to Configure DPI Messages o Adding the Encoder to a Statmux Pool Statistical Multiplexing (Statmux) Fundamentals Configuring the Encoder for a Statmux Pool Module 4: Operations o Alarm Monitoring Configuring Alarms Viewing Alarms Alarm History o Trace Logs Overview Viewing Trace Logs
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to configure and operate a Cisco encoder. The primary audience for this course includes: ● System engineers ● Technical support personnel ● Channel partners, resellers