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Digital Media System Software


Digital Media System Software


Read Me First
for Cisco Digital Media Manager 5.0

Cisco Digital Media Manager (DMM) software is preinstalled on your Cisco Media Convergence Server appliance hardware, including software modules for feature license management, desktop video, digital signage, and live events, but you must unlock the software to activate it. If you require backup media for your DMM software, contact your Cisco account representative.

Unlocking and Activating Software Features


Step 1. Set up your DMM appliance and configure its replication settings.
For step-by-step instructions, see the Quick Start Guide for Cisco Digital Media System 5.0 Appliances on Cisco.com.

Step 2. To view the IP address and serial number of your DMM appliance:
  a.  
Log in to AAI with the admin username.
  b.  In the first displayed menu, press Enter to open the SHOW_INFO submenu.

Step 3. Write down the 10-character serial number that starts with the characters "USE."

Step 4. To obtain a valid software license key:
  a.  
Compose an e-mail message that includes all the following information:
    ·    The Cisco sales order number for your DMM purchase.
    ·    The 10-character DMM server appliance serial number that starts with the characters "USE."
    ·    Your e-mail address.
    ·    The name of your organization.
    ·    The department name within your organization.
    ·    The DMM module (or modules) that you will use.
    ·    If you purchased the SNMP Notifications module, include the Cisco sales order number for that           purchase.
    ·    If you purchased the Video Portal module, include the Cisco sales order number for that purchase.
    ·    If you purchased the Live Event module, include the Cisco sales order number for that purchase.
    ·    If you purchased the Digital Signage module, include the Cisco sales order number of your applicable
          Digital Media Player license packs for DMM. (Permitted increments for the number of DMP devices
          are multiples of 10.)
     ·    If you purchased the Enterprise TV module, include the Cisco sales order number for that purchase.
  b.  Send the finished message to dms-softwarekeys@cisco.com.

Step 5. Save a local copy of the license key that you receive from Cisco.

Step 6. Load DMM in your browser, using the IP address that you saw in AAI (http://<IP_ADDRESS>:8080/).

Step 7. Choose Administration from the drop-down list at the top right of any page; then, click the Licensing tab.

Step 8. Click Install/Upgrade Licensing, browse for and select the license file, click Open, and click Install License.