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Documentation Guide for Cisco Show and Share, Release 5.3.x
Revised: February 28, 2013
This documentation roadmap supports these Cisco Show and Share and Digital Media Manager (DMM) appliances:
•Cisco Show and Share on MXA UCS M3 appliance, Release 5.3.10
•Cisco Show and Share on UCS 210-M2 appliance, Release 5.3.x
•Cisco Show and Share on UCS 200-M2 appliance, Release 5.3.x
•Cisco Show and Share on MCS 7835-H3 appliance, Release 5.3.x
•Cisco Show and Share on WAVE-574 appliance, Release 5.3.x
•Cisco DMM on MCS 7835-H3, Release 5.3.x
•Cisco DMM on UCS C210 (DMM-SVR-C210-K9), Release 5.3.x
You can use this link to access all Cisco Show and Share Release 5.3.x product documentation:
For Cisco Show and Share Release 5.2.x and earlier, see this documentation roadmap:
Cisco Digital Media Suite (DMS) Release 5.4 is for digital signage users exclusively. It cannot pair with or manage a Cisco Show and Share appliance. Cisco DMS Release 5.4 includes new and changed features that do not apply to Show and Share. For more information, see the Release Notes for Cisco Digital Media Suite 5.4.x.
Documentation—Listed by Title
If you know the document that you want to use, locate it in Table 1 and click the link to go to the listing page for that book. If you are not sure which document has the information that you need, see the task-based list in Table 2.
Table 1 Cisco Show and Share Documentation—Listed by Title
Documentation—Listed by Task
Table 2 identifies high-level tasks and the supporting documentation.
Table 2 Cisco Show and Share Documentation—Listed by Task
Configure Cisco DMM and Cisco Show and Share appliances through the Appliance Administrative Interface (AAI).
Use AAI to:
•Configure basic appliance settings and control appliance services
•Back up and restore appliance configurations
•Change appliance network settings
•Configure system time, recover passwords, and manage failover settings
•Pair the appliances
Configure Show and Share:
•Set up file hosting locations
•Manage user access and permissions
•Manage publishing workflow, categories, content, featured videos, and tickers
•Manage system-wide preferences, settings, and generate reports
•Integrate other devices with Show and Share
•Configure a Cisco MXE for video transcoding
•Enable mobile application access1
•Enable the Pulse video analytics feature set1
•Configure failover and manage backup and restore
How to use Show and Share:
•Access, sign in, and configure personal preferences
•Browse, search, and play featured and public videos
•Comment, tag, and share videos
•Edit and publish videos
•Create, add, and manage videos
•Create and administer a live event
•Use author reports
Use the application programming interface (API) to build custom user interfaces, workflows, and vertical-specific applications that extend Cisco Show and Share.
Integrate Cisco MXE 3500 with Cisco TelePresence Content Server (TCS) and Cisco Show and Share to automate the transforming and sharing of recorded content.
Integrate Cisco TelePresence Content Server (TCS) with Show and Share and DMM appliances for WMV streaming:
•Configure Cisco TCS, Cisco MXE 3500 and Cisco DMM to enable a live stream from Cisco TCS for sharing on a Cisco DMP
•Configure Cisco MXE 3500 and Show and Share to enable transcoding and Pulse video analytics for videos uploaded to Show and Share
•Configure Cisco TCS and Show and Share to view a live event stream from Cisco TCS
•Configure Cisco TCS to share a VOD on Show and Share that was captured on Cisco TCS
Integrate Show and Share with:
•Cisco MXE 3500
Quick start videos that describe how to navigate and use the Show and Share user interface.
How to perform the first boot process and initial configuration of the Cisco Digital Media Suite (DMS) components.
How to install and use the Show and Share mobile client application.
Manage Show and Share webcasting and video sharing application security vulnerabilities.
Understand Show and Share compatibility requirements for Cisco DMS appliances.
Configure Show and Share and an external web server running Wowza Media Server for on-demand and live Flash media streaming.
Configure failover on a new Show and Share installation and how to add failover to an existing installation.
Understand Show and Share licensing and open source software.
Quick start guide and release notes that describe the hardware and software features of Show and Share Release 5.3.10 on Cisco MXA UCS M3 appliance.
Review new and changed features, requirements, and known problems for Cisco DMS 5.3.x products.
How to migrate to a Cisco MXA UCS M3 appliance running Release 5.3.10.
You can migrate these models running Release 5.3.0:
How to upgrade Cisco DMS from version 5.2.3 to 5.3.
How to upgrade from Cisco Show and Share Release 5.3 to 5.3 Patch 1
1 Requires Show and Share integrated with Cisco MXE 3500 running Release 3.3 software.
You can find related product documentation at these URLs:
•Cisco Digital Media Suite
•Cisco MXE 3500 Series (Media Experience Engines)
•Cisco TelePresence Content Server
Providing Documentation Feedback
To provide feedback on Cisco MXE 3500 documentation, or to report an error or omission, you can use the online, Embedded Feedback form. The form appears when you click the "Give us Feedback" link that is located at the top right of each chapter in a guide or standalone document.
You can also send feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the document.
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