Installation and Administration Guide for the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System Release 1.1
Configuring Media Resources
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Configuring Media Resources

Table Of Contents

Configuring Media Resources

Configuring IVR Resources

Adding IVR Resources

Editing IVR Resources

Deleting IVR Resources

IVR Resource Fields

Configuring SIP Resources

Adding SIP Resources

Editing SIP Resources

Deleting SIP Resources

SIP Resource Fields

About Media Resources for Large Meetings

Configuring CTMS Resources

Adding CTMS Resources

Editing CTMS Resources

Deleting CTMS Resources

CTMS Resource Fields

Configuring TPS Resources

Adding TPS Resources

Editing TPS Resources

Deleting TPS Resources

TPS Resource Fields

Configuring MSE 8510 Resources

Adding MSE 8510 Resources

Editing MSE 8510 Resources

Deleting MSE 8510 Resources

MSE 8510 Resource Fields


Configuring Media Resources


The Cisco TelePresence Exchange System uses media resources on several Cisco platforms. The following sections describe how to configure the media resources:

Configuring IVR Resources

Configuring SIP Resources

About Media Resources for Large Meetings

Configuring CTMS Resources

Configuring TPS Resources

Configuring MSE 8510 Resources

Configuring IVR Resources

To provide IVR prompts to the user, the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System uses IVR resources on a Cisco router in the network. You need to configure information about the Cisco router used by this Cisco TelePresence Exchange System.

The following sections describe how to configure IVR resources:

Adding IVR Resources

Editing IVR Resources

Deleting IVR Resources

IVR Resource Fields

Adding IVR Resources

Before You Begin

Install and configure the Cisco router with IVR capabilities. For additional information, see the "Configuring the Cisco Router with IVR" chapter.

Ensure that the service provider and region are configured on the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System.

Procedure

To add an IVR resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > IVR Resources.

The IVR Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 Click Add A New IVR Resource.

Step 3 In the entry window that is displayed, enter settings for the IVR Resource.

Table 9-1 describes the entry fields.

Step 4 To save your changes, click Save.


Editing IVR Resources

Procedure

To edit an IVR resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 In the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > IVR Resources.

The IVR Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, click the applicable entry.

The IVR Resource Details window is displayed.

Step 3 From the toolbar, click Edit This IVR Resource.

Step 4 Modify field entries as necessary.

Table 9-1 describes the entry fields.

Step 5 To save your changes, click Save.


Deleting IVR Resources

Procedure

To delete an IVR resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 In the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > IVR Resources.

The IVR Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, check the check box next to the entry that you want to delete. You can delete multiple IVR resources at one time by checking the check box next to each entry that you want to delete.

Step 3 Click Delete.

Step 4 In the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.


Tip If you prefer to view the details of an IVR resource prior to deleting it, in the IVR Resources window, you can click the applicable IVR Resource to go to the IVR Resource page. After verifying that you have chosen the correct IVR resource to delete, click Delete This IVR Resource, and then in the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.



IVR Resource Fields

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Table 9-1 IVR Resource Field Descriptions 

Field
Description

Name

Text string identifying this IVR resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Description

Text string describing this IVR resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Region

Drop-down list of the available regions.

See the "Adding Regions" section.

Maintenance

Check box. Check the check box to set the IVR resource in a maintenance state.

Host

The IP address (or hostname, if you enable DNS) of the Cisco router.

Port

Enter the port number that is configured on the Cisco router for SIP signaling. The default value of this field is 5060.

Transport Protocol

Drop-down list that specifies the transport protocol between the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System and the IVR resource. Choose TCP.


Configuring SIP Resources

The service provider SBC is typically the SIP resource that provides call routing between enterprises and the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System server cluster. The SBC also provides routing between the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System and the remote service providers. You need to configure information about the SBC that is associated with this Cisco TelePresence Exchange System.

The following sections describe how to configure SIP resources:

Adding SIP Resources

Editing SIP Resources

Deleting SIP Resources

SIP Resource Fields

Adding SIP Resources

Before You Begin

Install and configure the Cisco SBC. For instructions on how to configure a Cisco SBC to interact with the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System, see the "Configuring Cisco Session Border Controllers" chapter.

Configure the service provider and the region on the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System.

Procedure

To add a SIP resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > SIP Resources.

The SIP Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 Click Add A New SIP Resource.

Step 3 In the entry window that is displayed, enter settings for the SIP Resource.

Table 9-2 describes the fields.

Step 4 To save your changes, click Save.


Editing SIP Resources

Procedure

To edit a SIP resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > SIP Resources.

The SIP Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, click the applicable entry.

The SIP Resource Details window is displayed.

Step 3 From the toolbar, click Edit This SIP Resource.

Step 4 In the window that appears, modify fields as required.

Table 9-2 describes the fields.

Step 5 To save your changes, click Save.


Deleting SIP Resources

Procedure

To delete an SIP resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > SIP Resources.

The SIP Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, check the check box next to the entry that you want to delete. You can delete multiple SIP resources at one time by checking the check box next to each entry that you want to delete.

Step 3 Click Delete.

Step 4 In the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.


Tip If you prefer to view the details of a SIP resource prior to deleting it, in the SIP Resources window, you can click the applicable SIP Resource to go to the SIP Resource page. After verifying that you have chosen the correct SIP resource to delete, click Delete This SIP Resource, and then in the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.



SIP Resource Fields

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Table 9-2 SIP Resource Field Descriptions 

Field
Description

Name

Text string identifying this SIP resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Description

Text string describing this SIP resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Region

Drop-down list of the available regions.

See the "Adding Regions" section.

Maintenance

Check box. Check the check box to set the SIP resource in a maintenance state.

Host

The IP address (or hostname, if you enable DNS) of the Cisco SBC.

Port

The port number that is configured on the SBC for SIP signaling. The default value of this field is 5060.

Transport Protocol

Drop-down field that specifies the transport protocol between the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System and the SBC. Choose TCP.


About Media Resources for Large Meetings

To ensure that media resources are available for large meetings, the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System provides separate media resource pools for large meetings and regular meetings:

Large meetings include 32 or more segments/ports and are scheduled exclusively on media units that are reserved for large meetings.

Regular meetings include 31 or fewer segments/ports and are scheduled exclusively on media units that are not reserved for large meetings.

The system allocates separate resource pools for each media resource type (Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch, Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510, and Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710). For each media resource type that you provision, you will need to reserve units for large meetings.


Caution To achieve redundancy, you must reserve at least two units (of each resource type) for large meetings and at least two units (of each resource type) for regular meetings.

Configuring CTMS Resources

A Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch provides media resources to create multipoint conferences between Cisco TelePresence endpoints. You must configure information about the Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch that is associated with this Cisco TelePresence Exchange System.

The following sections describe how to configure CTMS resources:

Adding CTMS Resources

Editing CTMS Resources

Deleting CTMS Resources

CTMS Resource Fields

Adding CTMS Resources

Before You Begin

Install and configure the Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch. For instructions on how to configure a Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch to interact with the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System, see the "Configuring the Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch" chapter.

Configure the resource group that you want to associate with the media resource. For additional information, see the "Configuring Resource Groups" section

Procedure

To add a CTMS resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > CTMS Resources.

The CTMS Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 Click Add A New CTMS Resource.

Step 3 In the entry window that is displayed, enter settings for the CTMS resource.

Table 9-3 describes the fields.

Step 4 To save your changes, click Save.


Editing CTMS Resources

Procedure

To edit a CTMS resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > CTMS Resources.

The CTMS Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, click the applicable entry.

The CTMS Resource Details window is displayed.

Step 3 From the toolbar, click Edit This CTMS Resource.

Step 4 In the window that is displayed, modify fields as required.

Table 9-3 describes the fields.

Step 5 To save your changes, click Save.


Deleting CTMS Resources

Procedure

To delete a CTMS resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > CTMS Resources.

The CTMS Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, check the check box next to the entry that you want to delete. You can delete multiple CTMS resources at one time by checking the check box next to each entry that you want to delete.

Step 3 Click Delete.

Step 4 In the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.


Tip If you prefer to view the details of a CTMS resource prior to deleting it, in the CTMS Resources window, you can click the applicable CTMS Resource to go to the CTMS Resource page. After verifying that you have chosen the correct CTMS resource to delete, click Delete This CTMS Resource, and then in the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.



Note When a dependency exists, the delete operation aborts and an error message is displayed that describes the dependent configuration item.



CTMS Resource Fields

Table 9-3 CTMS Resource Field Descriptions 

Field
Description

Name

Text string to identify the CTMS resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Description

Text string describing the CTMS resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Resource Group

Drop-down list of the available resource groups.

See the "Configuring Resource Groups" section.

Maintenance

Check box. Check the check box to set the Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch in a maintenance state. The system is not an available resource while in a maintenance state.

Max Capacity

The maximum number of segments that can participate concurrently in a meeting on this Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch. The default value is 48 segments.

Host

The IP address (or hostname, if you enable DNS) for the Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Username

Valid user login name for this CTMS resource.

Password

Login password for the above user name.

Port

The port number for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) signaling. The port number must match the configuration on the Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch. The default value is 5060.

Transport Protocol

Drop-down field that specifies the transport protocol between the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System and the Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch. Choose TCP.

Reserve For Large Meeting

Check box. When you check the check box, you reserve the Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch resource for large meetings only. A large meeting includes 32 or more segments/ports.

For additional information about the implications of large meetings, see the "About Media Resources for Large Meetings" section.

Vendor Config

A range of static meeting identifiers that are defined on this Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch (CTMS). The Cisco TelePresence Exchange uses this information to fulfill requests to join a meeting on this CTMS.

For the Min Static Meeting ID field, enter the minimum static meeting access number configured for the CTMS.

For the Max Static Meeting ID field, enter the maximum static meeting access number configured for the CTMS.

Note To edit this field for an existing resource, the system must be in maintenance mode.


Configuring TPS Resources

The Cisco TelePresence Exchange System interacts with the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710 (TPS) to provide conferences that include multi-screen standards-based endpoints.


Note Before shutting down an active TPS, you must manually set the state of the TPS to maintenance mode through the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System administration console. After the maintenance state is set, the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System reassigns media bridge resources for scheduled meetings that were associated with this TPS to a different TPS within the same resource pool. As part of this transition, dial out calls may be delayed for approximately 3 minutes.


The following sections describe how to configure TPS resources:

Adding TPS Resources

Editing TPS Resources

Deleting TPS Resources

TPS Resource Fields

Adding TPS Resources

Before You Begin

Install and configure the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710. For instructions on how to configure a Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710 to interact with the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System, see the "Configuring Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000 Series" chapter.

Ensure that any previously configured conference IDs are removed before adding the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710 to the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System.

Configure the resource group that you want to associate with the media resource. For additional information, see the "Configuring Resource Groups" section

Procedure

To add a new TPS resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > TPS Resources.

The TPS Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 Click Add a New TPS Resource.

Step 3 In the entry window that is displayed, enter settings for the TPS resource.

Table 9-4 describes the fields.

Step 4 To save your changes, click Save.


Editing TPS Resources

Procedure

To edit a Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710 resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > TPS Resources.

The TPS Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, click the applicable entry.

The TPS Resource Details window is displayed.

Step 3 From the toolbar, click Edit This TPS Resource.

The Edit TPS Resource window is displayed. Fields contain the currently-configured values.

Step 4 Modify field entries as required.

Fields are described in Table 9-4.

Step 5 To save your changes, click Save.


Deleting TPS Resources

Procedure


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > TPS Resources.

The TPS Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, check the check box next to the entry that you want to delete. You can delete multiple TPS resources at one time by checking the check box next to each entry that you want to delete.

Step 3 Click Delete.

Step 4 In the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.


Tip If you prefer to view the details of a TPS resource prior to deleting it, in the TPS Resources window, you can click the applicable TPS Resource to go to the TPS Resource page. After verifying that you have chosen the correct TPS resource to delete, click Delete This TPS Resource, and then in the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.



Note When a dependency exists, the delete operation aborts and an error message is displayed that describes the dependent configuration item.



TPS Resource Fields

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Table 9-4 TPS Resource Field Descriptions 

Field
Description

Name

Text string identifying the TPS resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Description

Text string describing the TPS resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Resource Group

Drop-down list of the available resource groups.

See the "Configuring Resource Groups" section.

Maintenance

Check box. Check the check box to set the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710 in a maintenance state. The system is not an available resource while in a maintenance state.

Max Capacity

The maximum number of segments that can participate concurrently in a meeting on this Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710. The default value is 16 segments.

Username

Valid user login name for this Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710.

Password

Login password for the above user name.

Host

The IP address (or hostname, if you enable DNS) of the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Port

The port number for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) signaling. The port number must match the configuration on the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710. The default value is 5060.

Transport Protocol

Drop-down list that specifies the transport protocol between the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System and the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710. Choose TCP.

Reserve For Large Meeting

Check box. Check the check box to reserve the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710 for large meetings. A large meeting includes 32 or more segments/ports.

For additional information about the implications of large meetings, see the "About Media Resources for Large Meetings" section.

Conference Name

Welcome message that is displayed on the TPS screen. The message may contain up to 50 characters. The message may also contain spaces.

Cisco recommends that all conference names be the same within a resource group.

Note You can only edit this field if you are provisioning a new resource or an existing resource. The system must be in maintenance mode.

Vendor Config

Defines a range of permanent meeting identifiers for the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710. The Cisco TelePresence Exchange System uses this information to fulfill requests to join a meeting on this Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710

Cisco recommends that you use a four-digit number range for the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710 and Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 resources, with a range of no more than 100. For example, a range of 7000 to 7100 is acceptable but a range of 7000 to 7150 is not. Integer ranges can be any value between 1 and 2,147,483,647.

Note The system must be in maintenance mode when editing this field for an existing resource.


Configuring MSE 8510 Resources

The Cisco TelePresence Exchange System interacts with the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 (MSE 8510) to provide conferences that can include legacy and third-party single-screen endpoints.

The following sections describe how to configure MSE 8510 resources:

Adding MSE 8510 Resources

Editing MSE 8510 Resources

Deleting MSE 8510 Resources

MSE 8510 Resource Fields

Adding MSE 8510 Resources

Before You Begin

Install and configure the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510. For instructions on how to configure a Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 to interact with the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System, see the "Configuring Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000 Series" chapter.

Ensure that any previously configured conference IDs are removed before adding the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 to the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System.

Configure the resource group that you want to associate with the media resource. For additional information, see the "Configuring Resource Groups" section.

Procedure

To add a new Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > MSE 8510 Resources.

The MSE 8510 Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 Click Add a New MSE 8510 Resource.

Step 3 To configure the MSE 8510 resource, enter the settings as indicated in Table 9-5.

Step 4 To save your changes, click Save.


Editing MSE 8510 Resources

Procedure

To edit a MSE 8510 resource, do the following procedure:


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > MSE 8510 Resources.

The MSE 8510 Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, click the applicable entry.

The MSE 8510 Resource Details window is displayed.

Step 3 From the toolbar, click Edit This MSE 8510 Resource.

The Edit MSE 8510 Resource window is displayed. Fields contain the currently-configured values.

Step 4 Modify field entries as required.

Fields are described in Table 9-5.

Step 5 To save your changes, click Save.


Deleting MSE 8510 Resources

Procedure


Step 1 From the navigation pane, choose Media Resources > MSE 8510 Resources.

The MSE 8510 Resources window is displayed.

Step 2 In the item table, check the check box next to the entry that you want to delete. You can delete multiple MSE 8510 resources at one time by checking the check box next to each entry that you want to delete.

Step 3 Click Delete.

Step 4 In the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.


Tip If you prefer to view the details of a MSE 8510 resource prior to deleting it, in the MSE 8510 Resources window, you can click the applicable MSE 8510 Resource to go to the MSE 8510 Resource page. After verifying that you have chosen the correct MSE 8510 resource to delete, click Delete This MSE 8510 Resource, and then in the Deletion Confirmation dialog box, click Delete to confirm the deletion.



Note When a dependency exists, the delete operation aborts and an error message is displayed that describes the dependent configuration item.



MSE 8510 Resource Fields

Table 9-5 MSE 8510 Field Descriptions 

Field
Description

Name

Text string identifying the MSE 8510 resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Description

Text string describing the MSE 8510 resource.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Resource Group

Drop-down list of the available resource groups.

See the "Configuring Resource Groups" section.

Maintenance

Check box. Check the check box to set the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 in a maintenance state. The system is not an available resource while in a maintenance state.

Max Capacity

The maximum number of segments that can participate concurrently in a meeting on this Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510. The default value is 20 segments.

Username

Valid user login name for this Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510.

Password

Login password for the above user name.

Host

The IP address (or hostname, if you enable DNS) of the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510.

See the "Common Field Properties" section.

Port

The port number for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) signaling. The port number must match the configuration on the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510. The default value is 5060

Transport Protocol

Drop-down list that specifies the transport protocol between the Cisco TelePresence Exchange System and the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510. Choose TCP.

Reserve For Large Meeting

Check box. Check the check box to reserve the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 for large meetings. A large meeting includes 32 or more segments/ports.

For additional information about the implications of large meetings, see the "About Media Resources for Large Meetings" section.

Vendor Config

Defines a range of permanent meeting identifiers for the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510. The Cisco TelePresence Exchange System uses this information to fulfill requests to join a meeting on this Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510.

Cisco recommends that you use a four-digit number range for the Cisco TelePresence Server MSE 8710 and Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 resources, with a range of no more than 100. For example, a range of 7000 to 7100 is acceptable but a range of 7000 to 7150 is not. Integer ranges can be any value between 1 and 2,147,483,647.

Note The system must be in maintenance mode when editing this field for an existing resource.