Installation, Upgrade, and Migration Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.5
Securing the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 3500 Series Media Server
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Securing the Hardware Media Server

Table Of Contents

Securing the Hardware Media Server

About Security for the Hardware Media Server

About Setting Security Levels While Installing the Hardware Media Server

About Maintaining Security on the Hardware Media Server

About Security When Upgrading the Hardware Media Server


Securing the Hardware Media Server


Release 8.5
Revised: September 19, 2011 3:26 pm

About Security for the Hardware Media Server

About Setting Security Levels While Installing the Hardware Media Server

About Maintaining Security on the Hardware Media Server

About Security When Upgrading the Hardware Media Server

About Security for the Hardware Media Server

To maintain security on your Cisco Unified MeetingPlace system, protect the information in Table 1.

Table 1 Security for the Hardware Media Server

Parameter
Used for
To change this parameter, see

Administrative password for the Audio Blade

Note The administrative user name is always admin.

Starting a Telnet session to monitor the Audio Blade.

Retrieving log files using FTP.

Upgrading the Audio Blade software.

Authenticating commands from the Application Server.

Changing the Password for the Audio Blade in the Setting Initial Values for the Hardware Media Server module

 

SNMP community names for the Audio Blade

Accessing the Audio Blade from a network management station.

Synchronizing the Application Server and the Audio Blade.

Uploading and downloading the Audio Blade configuration file.

Accessing the Audio Blade configuration during software upgrades.

Adding an Audio Blade to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace in the Changing Values for the Hardware Media Server module

 

Administrative user name and password for the Video Blade

Note This is also called the configuration software user name and password

Controlling Telnet access to the Video Blade.

Changing the Configuration Software Username and Password for the Video Blade in the Setting Initial Values for the Hardware Media Server module

 

Administrative user name and password for the Media Server Administration for the Hardware Media Server

Note This is not the administrative user name and password for the Media Server Administrator (MSA) interface for the Hardware Media Server.

Controlling access to the Media Server Administration for the Hardware Media Server.

Changing the Media Server Administration Password for the Hardware Media Server in the Changing Values for the Hardware Media Server module

 

Administrative user name and password for the Media Server Administrator (MSA) interface for the Hardware Media Server

Accessing the Media Server Administrator (MSA) interface for the Hardware Media Server, for advanced functions.

Adding and Editing Administrators for the Hardware Media Server in the Configuring the Audio and Video Blades for the Hardware Media Server module


About Setting Security Levels While Installing the Hardware Media Server

You can set the security level for the Audio Blade and the Video Blade from the console. See the following sections in other chapters for procedures:

Changing the Password for the Audio Blade in the Setting Initial Values for the Hardware Media Server module

Changing the Configuration Software Username and Password for the Video Blade in the Setting Initial Values for the Hardware Media Server module

Changing the Security Level of the Video Blade in the Setting Initial Values for the Hardware Media Server module

About Maintaining Security on the Hardware Media Server

You can change security parameters for the Audio Blade using the MSA for the Hardware Media Server. See the following sections for procedures:

Changing the Web Server Port for the MSA Interface for the Hardware Media Server in the Configuring the Audio and Video Blades for the Hardware Media Server module

Changing the SNMP Values for the Hardware Media Server in the Configuring the Audio and Video Blades for the Hardware Media Server module

Changing the Password for an Installed Audio Blade in the Changing Values for the Hardware Media Server module

About Security When Upgrading the Hardware Media Server

You can maintain security while upgrading the Hardware Media Server. See How to Upgrade the Software for the Hardware Media Server in the Migrating from Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 7.x or 8.0 module.