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TelePresence Video Communications Server Intermediate (TVCSI)


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Nov 9 - Nov 13, 2020
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Mar 1 - Mar 5, 2021
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May 24 - May 28, 2021
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Aug 16 - Aug 20, 2021
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Nov 15 - Nov 19, 2021
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  • TelePresence Video Communications Server Intermediate (TVCSI)
    5 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Collaboration (CLS)

    Course Details


    The Cisco TelePresence® Communication Server Intermediate Version 3.0 instructor-led remote delivery course offered by Cisco® Learning Services provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to install, configure, and maintain Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS), including installation, SIP, and H323 call control, zones, trunks to Cisco Unified Communication Manager (UCM), security, firewall traversal, and bandwidth management.


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

    • Describe service provider NGN technology trends and their impact on operational environments
    • Describe the various NMS tools available to monitor networks and network devices
    • Implement incident (event) management procedures
    • Demonstrate fault management procedures
    • Describe the configuration management process
    • Demonstrate change management procedures
    • Identify performance management procedures


    • Module 1: Cisco TelePresence VCS Initial Installation and Setup
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS documentation, key features, and licensing
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS hardware, virtual machine, and physical installation
    • Module 2: Cisco TelePresence VCS H.323 Gatekeeper and SIP Registrar
      • Cisco VCS basic settings
      • H.323 standard, messaging, and Cisco TelePresence VCS configuration
      • SIP standard, messaging, and Cisco TelePresence VCS configuration
    • Module 3: Cisco TelePresence VCS Internal Call Routing
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS call routing
      • Regular expressions
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS transforms
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS search rules
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS default and neighbor zones and trunks to Cisco UCM
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS call policy
    • Module 4: Cisco TelePresence VCS Security
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS passwords, welcome messages, SSH, and Telnet
      • Encryption
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS authentication
    • Module 5: Cisco TelePresence VCS External Call Routing
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS traversal zones
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS DNS zones
    • Module 6: Cisco TelePresence VCS Additional Features
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS bandwidth management
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS presence
      • Cisco TelePresence VCS redundancy

    Lab Outline

    • Lab 1: Cisco TelePresence VCS Initial Configuration
    • Lab 2: Cisco TelePresence VCS H.323 Registration
    • Lab 3: Cisco TelePresence VCS SIP Registration
    • Lab 4: Cisco TelePresence VCS Call and Search Details
    • Lab 5: Regular Expressions
    • Lab 6: Cisco TelePresence VCS Transforms
    • Lab 7: Cisco TelePresence VSC Neighbor Zones (includes neighboring to Cisco UCM)
    • Lab 8: Cisco TelePresence VCS Authentication
    • Lab 9: Cisco TelePresence VCS Expressway Configuration
    • Lab 10: Cisco TelePresence VCS DNS Zones
    • Lab 11: Cisco TelePresence VCS Subzone Configuration
    • Lab 12: Cisco TelePresence VCS Clustering


    This course is designed for engineers who are installing and configuring Cisco TelePresence VCS. The primary audience for this course includes:

    • Installation engineers
    • Third-line support engineers
    • Cisco TelePresence network design engineers


    You must have one of the following prerequisites for this course:

    • Cisco TelePresence Basics On-Demand (TBOD) and Cisco TelePresence Endpoint Foundation (TEPF)
    • Cisco TelePresence Support and Operations Foundation (TSOF)
    • Equivalent knowledge