Administration Guide for the Cisco Unified Application Environment (2.4)
Configuring the Cisco Unified Media Engine
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Configuring the Cisco Unified Media Engine

Table Of Contents

Configuring the Cisco Unified Media Engine

Configuring the Media Engine Password and Firmware Address

Configuring Speech Recognition Parameters

Configuring Speech Recognition Settings

Removing a Speech Recognition Server


Configuring the Cisco Unified Media Engine


This chapter describes how to configure the Cisco Unified Media Engine from the management console and contains these sections:

Configuring the Media Engine Password and Firmware Address

Configuring Speech Recognition Parameters


Note For information about Media Engine licenses, see License Management.


Configuring the Media Engine Password and Firmware Address

To configure a media engine to work with the application server, you must:

Assign the media engine password that the application server uses to deploy media files to media engines when an application is installed.

The password is checked each time you add a media engine entry by way of the Media Engines page (Figure 4-1) in the management console. If the media engine password is changed while an application server is controlling a media engine, then the password must be updated in the management console; otherwise the application may fail to execute.

Enter the default IP address and MAC address to which the media firmware will bind.

Because the hardware running on the media engine can have more than one network adapter, these fields enable you to determine the network adapter to be used. If a different adaptor is needed, you should update both the IP address and MAC address fields. Changing the IP address causes the Realtime Transfer Protocol (RTP) streams sent to the media engine to use the new IP address, enabling you to assign different functions to different network adaptors on the media engine.

Figure 4-1 Media Engine Configuration Page

To configure the media engine settings, follow these steps:

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to the Cisco Unified Application Environment management console.

Step 2 From the Main Control Panel, under Local Environment, click Media Engine Configuration.

Step 3 To change the password, enter a new password, then reenter it.

Step 4 Click Submit.

Step 5 Verify the default IP address and default MAC address to which the media firmware will bind. These changes are implemented when the media engine is restarted.

Step 6 Click Submit.


Configuring Speech Recognition Parameters

The Cisco Unified Application Environment supports the Nuance Open Speech Recognizer (Nuance OSR) for speech recognition. If an installed application requires speech recognition capabilities, then you must identify the Nuance OSR servers. Whenever the application performs a speech recognition operation, the identified servers perform the operation.

This section includes these topics:

Configuring Speech Recognition Settings

Removing a Speech Recognition Server

From the Main Control Panel, open the Speech Recognition Setup page (Figure 4-2) to specify speech recognition servers and licenses for the Nuance OSR.

Figure 4-2 Speech Recognition Setup Page

Configuring Speech Recognition Settings

To configure the speech recognition settings, follow these steps:


Note When you make changes that involve either list of servers, you must manually reset the media engine.


Procedure


Step 1 Log in to the Cisco Unified Application Environment management console.

Step 2 From the Main Control Panel, under Local Environment, click Speech Recognition Configuration.

Step 3 Enter the host or IP address and port for the speech recognition server, then click Add Server.

Step 4 Enter the host or IP address and port for the speech recognition license server, then click Add Server.

Step 5 From the Main Control Panel, open the Service Control page, then click Restart next to Media Engine.


Removing a Speech Recognition Server

To remove a speech recognition server, follow these steps:


Note When you make changes that involve either list of servers, you must manually reset the media engine.


Procedure


Step 1 Log in to the Cisco Unified Application Environment management console.

Step 2 From the Main Control Panel, under Local Environment, click Speech Recognition Configuration.

Step 3 Click Remove next to the server you want to remove.

Step 4 From the Main Control Panel, open the Service Control page, then click Restart next to Media Engine.