About This Course
Cisco DCM Advanced Features Management
Following are the prerequisites for this course: ● Operating and Maintaining a Cisco DCM ● Introduction to Video Compression (recommended)
The Cisco Digital Content Manager (DCM) Advanced Feature Management 1.0 instructor-led course is offered by High-Touch Delivery Learning Services. This task-based, hands-on course provides the experienced Cisco DCM operator with the knowledge and skills required to configure and manage the Cisco® DCMs advanced features. These features include rate control, transcoding, program splicing and insertion, scrambling/descrambling, forward error correction, alarm configuration, and service backup. In addition to configuration of the advanced features, students will practice analyzing and resolving common service issues related to Cisco DCM operation in a broadband network.
The course outline is as follows: ● Lesson 1: Reviewing the Cisco DCM o Role in video delivery network architectures o Functions o Hardware o Interface o Licensing ● Lesson 2: Managing Cisco DCM Alarm Configuration o Accessing alarm status information o Analyzing device, card, TS, and service alarm status o Device, card, TS, and service alarm configuration ● Lesson 3: Using the Cisco DCM Troubleshooting Process o Cisco troubleshooting methodology o Cisco DCM troubleshooting methodology o Using MPEG analyzers to determine the origin of service issues o Using DCM GUI alarms to analyze the origin of service issues o Resolving service issues ● Lesson 4: Managing Bandwidth o Understanding transrating o Bit-rate limiting o Statistical remultiplexing o Configuring rate control settings o Configuring rate control settings for the MFP card
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for technical professionals who are experienced in the operation of the Cisco DCM and need to know how to manage its advanced features relative to their network environment. The primary audience for this course includes: ● System engineers ● Technical support personnel ● Channel partners, resellers