Cisco® Implementing Cisco® TelePresence Video Solutions Parts 1 & 2 (VTVS1&2)



In this course you will learn to implement, support, and troubleshoot Cisco TelePresence video solutions. The e-Learning portion of this course (VTVS1) teaches field engineers to deploy Cisco TelePresence Video Express Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) solutions. You will learn features, functions, design, and deployment planning for Cisco endpoint product sets including C-Series, MX Series and EX Series systems. The course prepares you for the proctored 500-007 Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solutions, Part 1 (VTVS1) exam. The classroom portion of this course (VTVS2) teaches you how to configure, operate, and maintain core visual communication components, including Cisco TelePresence endpoints, gatekeepers, multipoint control units (MCUs), and management software. Additionally, you will learn to add Cisco TelePresence to existing Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CM) environments. The course prepares you for the 500-006 Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solutions, Part 2 (VTVS2) exam.

Audience Profile

The primary target audiences for the course are:

  • Field engineers and first-line support personnel who implement and support Cisco TelePresence products and applications
  • End-user technical staff such as video systems engineers and administrators

Secondary audiences are:

  • Sales engineers

Prerequisite(s) Recommended

VTVS1 – Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solutions, Part 1 (included in this class as e-Learning).
ICND1 v3.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1
ICND2 v3.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Cisco TelePresence Solutions architectures and components such as Cisco TelePresence Video Communications Servers (VCSs), Cisco Unified CM, Cisco TelePresence MCUs, and TelePresence Interoperability Protocol (TIP)
  • Cisco TelePresence VCS for basic and advanced video networks
  • Enable connectivity between a Cisco TelePresence VCS and Cisco Unified CM
  • Configure a Cisco TelePresence MCU, Cisco TelePresence Server, and the MSE 8000 Server to work with both the Cisco VCS and Cisco Unified CM
  • Define TIP and how it is deployed in Cisco TelePresence solutions to help create an ideal user experience
  • Operate Cisco TelePresence Management Suite (TMS) and provision devices using Cisco TMS Provisioning Extension (TMSPE)
  • Demonstrate how Cisco TelePresence Content Server (TCS) interacts with other products within the Cisco TelePresence Solution

Course Outline

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Cisco TelePresence Endpoints
Lab: Endpoint Configuration
Lab: Basic Call Control Settings for Cisco VCS and Cisco Unified CM
Lab: Basic Call Control Settings for Cisco Unified CM

Module 2: SIP and H.323 Basic Configuration
Lab: Components of Cisco VCS Security
Lab: Exploring the Fundamentals of Subzones
Lab: Pre-search, Transforms, Admin Policy, and User Policy

Module 3: Exploring Advanced Cisco VCS Features
Lab: Neighbor Relationships and SIP Trunks
Lab: Calling Outside; Traversal Zones and DNS Zones
Lab: Bandwidth Management

Module 4: Deploying Video Conference Bridges
Lab: Call Processing
Lab: Interworked Dialing – Transforms, Search Rules, and Regular Expressions
Lab: Conference Factory and Multiway

Module 5: Cisco TelePresence Conductor
Lab: Logs and History
Lab: Verify H.323 and SIP Settings for Cisco TelePresence MCU
Lab: Configuring Conferences

Module 6: Cisco TelePresence Management Suite (TMS)
Lab: Cisco MCU Customization
Lab: Cisco MVU Backup and MSE 8000 Options
Lab: Diagnostic Call Logs for the Cisco TelePresence MCU
Lab: Cisco TelePresence Conductor

Module 7: Cisco TMS Provisioning Extension
Lab: Operation of Cisco TMS
Lab: Conference Creation
Lab: ISDN and IP Zones
Lab: User Permissions

Module 8: TelePresence Content Server (TCS) (Optional)
Lab: Cisco TMS Troubleshooting
Lab: Configuring the Cisco VCS for Provisioning
Lab: Troubleshooting TMPSE
Lab: TCS Configurations and Recordings

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