Collab 350 - Cisco Meeting Server Advanced
CLASS DATE(s):
5/13/2020 - 5/15/2020
6/24/2020 - 6/26/2020

COURSE LENGTH: 3 Days

COURSE COST: $1500.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

The Cisco® Meeting Server Advanced course is an instructor-led, lab-based, hands-on offering by Cisco Learning Services. It covers the installation and configuration of a resilient and scalable Cisco Meeting Server installation.

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy and maintain Cisco Meeting server for scalable and resilient deployments.

Targeted roles include: Channel partners and reseller engineers installing, configuring, and maintaining scalable and resilient deployments of Cisco Meeting Server
Channel partners and reseller engineers providing presales support for scalable and resilient Cisco Meeting server deployments
Customer engineers supporting scalable and resilient Cisco Meeting Server deployments
Cisco recommends that you have the following prerequisite knowledge and skills:

Attendance of Cisco Meeting Server Intermediate, or Cisco Acano Certified Expert 1 or equivalent knowledge

The first lab of the Cisco Meeting Server Advanced course is an assessment of the course prerequisites. Cisco reserves the right to move students to the next available Cisco Meeting Server Intermediate course if prerequisite knowledge is not in place.

  

This course is run as a virtual instructor led course. If you have a group and would like to onsite training, please contact: learn@vtec.org or call: 207-775-0244.

COURSE TOPICS:


Tasks and Features Covered
Cisco Meeting Server API commands
Scalable and resilient deployments
Customization
Recording

Module 1: API Configuration

Lesson 1: Reviewing Cisco Meeting Server Intermediate
Review the component parts of a Cisco Meeting Solution
Review the configuration steps for a Cisco Meeting Solution

Lesson 2: Describing APIs
Describe the purpose of APIs
Describe the benefits of APIs
Describe the types of APIs
Describe the function of the GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE commands

Lesson 3: Configuring Software with an API
Describe how a user can interact with software using an API
Download and install Chrome Postman
Discuss other API software
Download the Cisco Meeting Server API guide

Lesson 4: Configuring Spaces with the Cisco Meeting Server API
Describe the Cisco Meeting Server API structure
Use Chrome Postman for information on calls and spaces with the GET command
Use Chrome Postman to post a new call space with the POST command
Use Chrome Postman to place changes in a space, including adding a member, with the PUT command
Use Chrome Postman to delete a space with the DELETE command

Lesson 5: Customization Configuration
Create and modify a user profile and assign users
Create and modify a dual-tone multi-frequency (DTMF) profile and apply to a user profile
Modify the interactive voice response (IVR), color scheme, and background

Module 2: Resilient and Scalable Deployments

Lesson 1: Planning a Resilient and Scalable Cisco Meeting Server Deployment
Describe resilient server solutions
Describe scalable server solutions
Describe geographically dispersed configurations and GeoDNS
Describe the Domain Name System (DNS) records required for a resilient and scalable solution
Describe the certificate requirements for a resilient and scalable solution

Lesson 2: Configuring a Database Cluster
Describe the relationship between cluster master and cluster slaves in a database cluster
Describe the certificate requirements for a secure database cluster
Configure the certificates for a database cluster
Configure a database cluster

Lesson 3: Configuring a Call Bridge cluster
Describe the relationship between the Call Bridge and the Database
Describe how cross-cluster spaces behave
Configure certificates for Call Bridge clustering
Describe the storage of configuration when entering with the API and the individual web interfaces for
Configure a Call Bridge Cluster
Connect XMPP server to multiple Call Bridges

Lesson 4: Configuring Load Balancers and Trunks
Describe the relationship between the XMPP server, Trunk and Load Balancer
Configure certificates for multiple trunks and load balancers
Configure multiple Trunks to multiple Load Balancers

Lesson 5: Configuring Multiple Web Bridges
Describe the relationship between multiple Web Bridges and Call Bridges
Describe internal and external DNS records support for both internal and external Web Bridges
Configure certificates for multiple Web Bridges
Configure multiple Web bridges
Connect multiple Call Bridges to multiple Web Bridges

Connect multiple Call Bridges to multiple Web Bridges
Describe the relationship between multiple TURN servers and multiple Call Bridges
Configure certificates for multiple TURN servers
Configure multiple TURN servers
Connect multiple Call Bridges to multiple TURN servers

Lesson 7: Configuring Multiple Recorders
Describe the features of the recording capability
Describe the software, hardware, and licensing requirements for recording
Describe the DNS records
Configure the Recorder
Describe the relationship between multiple Recorders and multiple Call Bridges
Configure a Call Bridge to use a Recorder
Configure certificates for multiple Recorders servers
Configure multiple Recorder servers
Connect multiple Call Bridges to multiple Recorder servers

Lesson 8: Integrating with a Resilient and Scalable Cisco Meeting Server deployment
Describe integration with Cisco TelePresence®
Describe integration with Cisco Expressway™
Describe integration with Microsoft Skype for Business and multiple Call Bridges
Describe integration with Cisco TelePresence Management Suite and multiple Call Bridges

Module 3: Additional Features

Lesson 1: Deploying an H.323 Gateway
Describe the Cisco preferred architecture for H.323 and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) interoperability
Describe the functionality of the Cisco Meeting Server H.323 gateway
Describe the configuration the Cisco Meeting Server H.323 gateway

Lesson 2: Describing Multitenancy Options
Describe the purpose of the multitenancy capabilities
Describe the options for multitenancy capabilities on the Cisco Meeting Server

Lesson 3: Describing Customization Options
Describe the options available to customize Cisco Meeting Apps
Describe the license keys required for customization
Describe the Web Server requirements for customization
Describe the options available to customize recorded messaging
Describe the customization options available for invitation text

Lab Outline
Lab 1: Single-Server Deployment
Lab 2: API Introduction
Lab 3: Customization
? Lab 4: Database Cluster Configuration
Lab 5: Call Bridge Cluster Configuration
Lab 6: Multiple-Trunk and Load-Balancer Configuration
Lab 7: Multiple Web Bridge Configuration
Lab 8: Multiple TURN Server Configuration
Lab 9: Multiple Recorder Configuration
Lab10: Integrating with VCS and Microsoft Skype for Business in a Multiple Call Bridge Installation