Cisco Meeting Server Advanced-COLLAB350

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Cisco Meeting Server Advanced-COLLAB350

In this course, you will learn advanced techniques in installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining a single server and single server split deployment of Cisco Meeting Servers.

The recently purchased Acano collaboration hardware and software includes video and audio-bridging technology that allows customers to connect video systems from multiple vendors across both cloud and hybrid environments. Cisco has incorporated Acano collaboration technologies into the new Meeting Server tool.

  • Cisco Meeting Server API commands
  • Scalable and resilient deployments
  • Customization
  • Recording

  • 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

Outline

1. Reviewing Cisco Meeting Server Intermediate

  • Component parts of a Cisco Meeting Solution
  • Configuration steps for a Cisco Meeting Solution

2. APIs

  • Purpose of APIs
  • Benefits of APIs
  • Types of APIs
  • Function of the GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE commands

3. Configuring Software with an API

  • How a user can interact with software using an API
  • Download and install Chrome Postman
  • Other API software
  • Download the Cisco Meeting Server API guide

4. Configuring Spaces with the Cisco Meeting Server API

  • 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

5. Customization Configuration

  • Create and modify a user profile and assign users 
  • Create and modify a dual-tone multifrequency (DTMF) profile and apply to a user profile 
  • Modify the interactive voice response (IVR), color scheme, and background

6. Planning a Resilient and Scalable Cisco Meeting Server Deployment

  • Resilient server solutions
  • Scalable server solutions
  • Geographically dispersed configurations and GeoDNS
  • Domain Name System (DNS) records required for a resilient and scalable solution
  • Certificate requirements for a resilient and scalable solution

7. Configuring a Database Cluster

  • Relationship between cluster master and cluster slaves in a database cluster
  • Certificate requirements for a secure database cluster
  • Configure the certificates for a database cluster
  • Configure a database cluster

8. Configuring a Call Bridge Cluster

  • Relationship between the Call Bridge and the Database
  • How cross-cluster spaces behave
  • Configure certificates for Call Bridge clustering
  • Storage of configuration when entering with the API and the individual web interfaces for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Call Bridge clustering
  • Configure a Call Bridge Cluster
  • Connect XMPP server to multiple Call Bridges

9. Configuring Load Balancers and Trunks

  • Relationship between the XMPP server, Trunk and Load Balancer
  • Configure certificates for multiple trunks and load balancers
  • Configure multiple Trunks to multiple Load Balancers

10. Configuring Multiple Web Bridges

  • Relationship between multiple Web Bridges and Call Bridges
  • 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

11. Configuring Multiple TURN Servers

  • 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

12. Configuring Multiple Recorders

  • Features of the recording capability
  • Software, hardware, and licensing requirements for recording
  • DNS records
  • Configure the Recorder
  • 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

13. Integrating with a Resilient and Scalable Cisco Meeting Server Deployment

  • Integration with Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS) or Cisco Unified Communications Manager and multiple Call Bridges
  • Integration with Cisco Expressway technology and multiple Call Bridges
  • Integration with Microsoft Skype for Business and multiple Call Bridges
  • Integration with Cisco TelePresence Management Suite and multiple Call Bridges

14. Deploying an H.323 Gateway

  • Cisco preferred architecture for H.323 and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) interoperability
  • Functionality of the Cisco Meeting Server H.323 gateway
  • Configuration the Cisco Meeting Server H.323 gateway

15. Multitenancy Options

  • Purpose of the multitenancy capabilities
  • Options for multitenancy capabilities on the Cisco Meeting Server

16. Customization Options

  • Options available to customize Cisco Meeting Apps
  • License keys required for customization
  • Web Server requirements for customization
  • Options available to customize recorded messaging
  • Customization options available for invitation text

Labs

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

Lab 10: Integrating with VCS and Microsoft Skype for Business in a Multiple Call Bridge Installation

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