Media Resources

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Activating all necessary Cisco CallManager services that are used in media resources
  • Configuring conference bridge resources to enable ad hoc and Meet-Me conferencing between IP Phones
  • Describing the services that MTP resources provide
  • Identifying the Cisco CallManager resources that are required for the annunciator feature
  • Configuring transcoder resources in Cisco CallManager and on a Cisco access gateway to provide codec conversion
  • Configuring audio sources for MoH and assigning user and network MoH to IP Phones
  • Allocating media resources to devices using MRGs and MRGLs

Conferencing, music on hold (MoH), and informational tones and spoken word progress tones are important business phone services. Media resources provide these and other services in a Cisco CallManager IP telephony deployment. This chapter describes how to configure and allocate media resources to include conferencing, Media Termination Points (MTPs), the annunciator, transcoders, and MoH within a Cisco CallManager solution.

Part I: Cisco CallManager Fundamentals

Introduction to Cisco Unified Communications and Cisco Unified CallManager

Cisco Unified CallManager Clustering and Deployment Options

Cisco Unified CallManager Installation and Upgrades

Part II: IPT Devices and Users

Cisco IP Phones and Other User Devices

Configuring Cisco Unified CallManager to Support IP Phones

Cisco IP Telephony Users

Cisco Bulk Administration Tool

Part III: IPT Network Integration and Route Plan

Cisco Catalyst Switches

Configuring Cisco Gateways and Trunks

Cisco Unified CallManager Route Plan Basics

Cisco Unified CallManager Advanced Route Plans

Configuring Hunt Groups and Call Coverage

Implementing Telephony Call Restrictions and Control

Implementing Multiple-Site Deployments

Part IV: VoIP Features

Media Resources

Configuring User Features, Part 1

Configuring User Features, Part 2

Configuring Cisco Unified CallManager Attendant Console

Configuring Cisco IP Manager Assistant

Part V: IPT Security

Securing the Windows Operating System

Securing Cisco Unified CallManager Administration

Preventing Toll Fraud

Hardening the IP Phone

Understanding Cryptographic Fundamentals

Understanding the Public Key Infrastructure

Understanding Cisco IP Telephony Authentication and Encryption Fundamentals

Configuring Cisco IP Telephony Authentication and Encryption

Part VI: IP Video

Introducing IP Video Telephony

Configuring Cisco VT Advantage

Part VII: IPT Management

Introducing Database Tools and Cisco Unified CallManager Serviceability

Monitoring Performance

Configuring Alarms and Traces

Configuring CAR

Using Additional Management and Monitoring Tools

Part VIII: Appendix

Appendix A. Answers to Review Questions


Authorized Self-Study Guide Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT) (Authorized Self-Study) (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 158705261X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 329 © 2008-2020.
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