Cisco TV CDS 2.4 Installation, Upgrade, and Maintenance Guide for the Cisco ISM (Integrated Service Module) Line Card
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Preface

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 Installation, Upgrade, and Maintenance 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

Audience

Objective

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Document Revision History

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

Document Revision
Date
Change Summary

OL-24987-01

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 Linux operating system 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 install, upgrade, and maintain the Cisco TV CDS servers.

This guide provides procedures for upgrading existing CDS servers in both a Content Delivery System (CDS) and a Virtual Video Infrastructure (VVI), as well as installing and initially configuring newly shipped Cisco ISM (Integrated Service Module) Line Card CDEs for a new system (CDS or VVI).

This guide describes some system messages you might encounter during an upgrade. For information on installing the hardware, see the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router ISM (Integrated Service Module) 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:

Chapter or Appendix
Descriptions

Chapter 1 "Installing and Configuring the TV CDS 2.4 Software"

Describes how to upgrade the software on the CDEs and initially configure them for functioning in the CDS or VVI.

Chapter 2 "Overview of Upgrading and Downgrading the TV CDS Software"

Provides an overview of the upgrade and downgrade process, including getting software files from the Cisco software download website.

Chapter 3 "Upgrading to Release 2.4.1"

Describes the software and operating system upgrade procedure for CDS servers and software upgrade for CDSMs and VVIMs.

Chapter 4 "Downgrading from Release 2.4.1"

Describes the software and operating system downgrade procedure for CDS servers and software downgrade for CDSMs and VVIMs.

Chapter 5 "System Maintenance"

Describes the procedures for adding, replacing, and removing a server, backing up and restoring a server, and recovering an administrator password.

"Troubleshooting"

Provides information on error and warning messages that may be encountered, and other problems that might occur. Output from the scripts are also included in this appendix.


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.


Note 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 2.4.1 for the Cisco ISM (Integrated Service Module) Line Card

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

Cisco TV CDS 2.3 ISA Software Configuration Guide

Cisco TV CDS 2.1-2.3 API Guide

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router ISM (Integrated Service Module) 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:

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

You can access the hardware documents at:

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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