Cisco TV CDS 2.4 RTSP Software Configuration Guide for the Cisco ISM (Integrated Service Module) Line Card
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Table of Contents

Preface

Document Revision History

Audience

Objective

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Preface

This preface describes the audience, use, and organization of the Cisco TV CDS 2.4 RTSP Software Configuration Guide for the Cisco ISM (Integrated Service Module) Line Card. The preface also outlines the document conventions and support information.

This preface contains the following sections:

Document Revision History

The Document Revision History table below records technical changes to this document.

 

Document Revision
Date
Change Summary

OL-24986-01

April, 2011

Initial release

Audience

This guide is for the networking professional managing the Cisco TV Content Delivery System, hereafter referred to as CDS. Before using this guide, you should have experience working with the Cisco IOS XR software, the Cisco ISM (Integrated Service Module) line card, the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router and be familiar with the concepts and terminology of Ethernet, local area networking, and TV streaming.

Objective

This guide provides the information you need to configure and monitor the Cisco TV CDS.

This guide provides procedures for using the commands that have been created or changed for use with the Cisco TV CDS. It does not provide detailed information about these commands.

This guide does not describe system messages you might encounter or how to install your CDS. For information on installing the the Cisco ISM (Integrated Service Module) line card hardware, see the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router ISM Line Card Hardware Installation Guide. See the “Related Documentation” section for links to documentation online.

For documentation updates, see the release notes for this release.

Document Organization

This document contains the following chapters and appendices:

 

Chapters or Appendices
Descriptions

Chapter 1, “Product Overview”

Provides an overview of the Content Delivery System.

Chapter 2, “Getting Started”

Describes accessing and navigating the Content Delivery System Manager (CDSM).

Chapter 3, “Configuring the CDS”

Describes how to configure the CDS using the CDSM web-based user interface.

Chapter 4, “System Monitoring”

Explains how to monitor the CDS components using the CDSM.

Chapter 5, “System Reporting”

Explains the different reports available through the CDSM.

Chapter 6, “Network Design”

Describes the possible network topologies for the Content Delivery System.

Chapter 7, “System Maintenance”

Explains how to install software updates, restart services, add administrator users, and shut down and reboot the servers.

Appendix A, “Troubleshooting”

Presents troubleshooting procedures for the CDS, including the symptoms, probable causes, and recommended actions for a variety of problems.

Appendix B, “Creating Bulk Configuration Files”

Provides information on creating Bulk Configuration XML files.

Appendix C, “SNMP MIB and Trap Information”

Provides information on SNMP and the Cisco TV CDS proprietary SNMP informational events and traps.

Appendix D, “Engineering Access Level Pages”

Describes the CDSM pages visible with the Engineering access level.

Appendix E, “Software Licensing Information”

Explains the software licensing agreement between Cisco and the purchaser of the Content Delivery System.

Document Conventions

This guide uses the following conventions for command syntax descriptions and textual emphasis:

Conventions
Descriptions

boldface font

Commands and keywords are in boldface .

italic font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italics .

[ ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

{ x | y | z }

Alternative, mutually exclusive, keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.

[ x | y | z ]

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.

string

A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.

screen font

Terminal sessions and information the system displays are in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information you must enter is in boldface screen font.

italic screen font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font.

^

The symbol ^ represents the key labeled Control—for example, the key combination ^D in a screen display means hold down the Control key while you press the D key.

< >

Nonprinting characters, such as passwords, are in angle brackets in contexts where italics are not available.

!, #

An exclamation point ( ! ) or a pound sign ( # ) at the beginning of a line of code indicates a comment line.


Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.


NoteMeans Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to materials not contained in this publication.



Tip Means the following information might help you solve a problem.


Related Documentation

These documents provide complete information about the CDS and are available from Cisco.com:

  • Release Notes for the Cisco TV CDS 2.4
  • Cisco TV CDS 2.4 ISA Software Configuration Guide
  • Cisco TV CDS 2.1–2.4 API Guide
  • Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router ISM Line Card Hardware Installation Guide
  • Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

You can access the software documents at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7127/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

You can access the hardware documents at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7126/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation , which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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