Cisco Systems D14595.03 User Manual
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Cisco TelePresence

Content Server S4.1

Online help (printable format)

D14595.03

December 2010

Contents

 

Logging in to the web interface ......................................................................................

6

Supported browsers, plugins & platforms......................................................................

7

Supported browsers ..........................................................................................................................

7

Recommended player versions..........................................................................................................

7

Editing user preferences.................................................................................................

8

Understanding the conference lists..............................................................................

10

Live conferences list ........................................................................................................................

10

Pending queue ................................................................................................................................

10

Recorded conferences list ...............................................................................................................

10

Common features ............................................................................................................................

11

Watching a conference in the Content Server web interface .......................................

13

Watching a conference ....................................................................................................................

13

Using the Content Viewer .........................................................................................................

13

Using the Content Viewer with Silverlight ..................................................................................

15

Watching a conference on your computer ...................................................................

16

Watching a conference on a portable device (iPod or Zune) .......................................

17

Sending a link so others can watch a conference........................................................

17

Calling out to record .....................................................................................................

18

Using TMS to schedule conferences to be recorded on the Content Server ...............

22

Editing conferences - overview ....................................................................................

23

Editing conference information & permissions............................................................

24

Managing conference outputs......................................................................................

27

Indexing, cropping & concatenating conferences in the Content Editor .....................

33

The Content Editor window..............................................................................................................

33

Indexing a conference...............................................................................................................

34

Cropping a conference..............................................................................................................

34

Removing a section in the middle of a conference.....................................................................

34

Concatenating conferences ......................................................................................................

35

Understanding recording configurations .....................................................................

36

Storing recordings........................................................................................................

38

Changing the storage location to use Network Attached Storage......................................................

38

To change the media storage location from the default E: drive to a NAS..................................

38

Changing the storage location back to the default storage location...................................................

40

Changing the storage location from one NAS location to another .....................................................

40

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Displaying the Categories list.......................................................................................

41

Adding & editing Categories.........................................................................................

42

Displaying the Recording alias list ...............................................................................

43

Adding & editing Recording aliases .............................................................................

45

Displaying the Template list .........................................................................................

51

Adding & editing Templates .........................................................................................

52

Displaying the Media server configurations list ...........................................................

57

Adding & editing Media server configurations.............................................................

58

Media server configuration: Windows Media Streaming Server ........................................................

58

Media server configuration: QuickTime or Darwin Streaming Server ................................................

62

Media server configuration: Wowza Media Server for Flash .............................................................

65

Media server configuration: Real Media Streaming Server ...............................................................

68

Media server configuration: Podcast Producer Server ......................................................................

70

Media server configuration: iTunes U Server....................................................................................

71

Displaying the Call configurations list..........................................................................

72

Adding and editing Call configurations........................................................................

73

Understanding groups & users.....................................................................................

75

Access to view conferences.............................................................................................................

75

Group & user roles ..........................................................................................................................

75

Who can view or edit a conference ...........................................................................................

76

Group & user accounts and adding groups & users to the Content Server........................................

76

Active Directory but your Content Server is not on a domain, or is on a different domain from that

containing your groups and users .............................................................................................

76

Active Directory and your Content Server is in the same domain as your groups and users.......

77

You do not use Active Directory ................................................................................................

77

Displaying the Groups & users list...............................................................................

79

Adding & updating groups and users...........................................................................

80

Displaying the server overview.....................................................................................

82

Configuring site settings ..............................................................................................

85

Displaying gatekeeper registrations.............................................................................

93

Displaying SIP registrations .........................................................................................

94

Exporting and importing conferences..........................................................................

95

Exporting and downloading a conference.........................................................................................

95

Importing a conference ....................................................................................................................

96

Displaying the cluster overview....................................................................................

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Working with the logs...................................................................................................

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Content Engine logs ........................................................................................................................

98

Transcode Engine logs....................................................................................................................

98

Helper logs ......................................................................................................................................

98

Content Library logs ........................................................................................................................

98

Backing up and restoring the Content Server............................................................

100

Backing up ....................................................................................................................................

100

Before backing up...................................................................................................................

100

Making an ad hoc backup.......................................................................................................

100

Configuring a scheduled backup .............................................................................................

101

Restoring from a backup................................................................................................................

102

Shutting down and restarting the Content Server......................................................

103

LCD panel operations....................................................................................................................

103

Restarting the Content Server using the LCD panel ................................................................

103

Shutting down the Content Server using the LCD panel ..........................................................

103

LCD status display and button functions ........................................................................................

103

Terminal emulator program operations...........................................................................................

104

Restarting the Content Server using a PC connected to the serial port....................................

104

Shutting down the Content Server using a PC connected to the serial port..............................

105

Terminal emulator session keys.....................................................................................................

105

Upgrading the Content Server....................................................................................

106

Downloading Content Server software releases .............................................................................

106

Upgrading the Content Server software .........................................................................................

106

Applying security updates..........................................................................................

107

Using the web interface for Windows Server administration .....................................

108

Using Windows Remote Desktop Connection............................................................

109

Using Remote Desktop..................................................................................................................

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Using Remote Desktop via the Content Server web interface.........................................................

109

Setting the system date & time...................................................................................

110

Port information ..........................................................................................................

111

Ports used by the Content Server ..................................................................................................

111

Ports for streaming from the Content Server ..................................................................................

112

Ports for streaming from external streaming servers ......................................................................

112

Changing the local administrator account password.................................................

114

Changing the local administrator account password.......................................................................

114

Restoring to Content Server defaults .........................................................................

115

Restoring the default settings.........................................................................................................

115

LCD status display and button functions ........................................................................................

115

Restoring default settings using a PC connected to the Content Server serial port .........................

116

Terminal emulator session keys.....................................................................................................

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License, copyright and trademark information ..........................................................

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