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Upgrade Guide to Release 184.108.40.206 for Cisco Digital Media Encoder 1000
Revised: November 6, 2007
Cisco Digital Media Encoder (DME) 1000 version 220.127.116.11 is compatible with, and provides support for, these new features:
•Live Event Module 1.0, a separately licensed add-on to DMM-VPM 4.1.
•A new encoder profile for MPEG-4 Part 10 (H.264).
This guide contains these sections:
Preparing to Upgrade
Before you start to upgrade your DME 1000, use this checklist to confirm that you are ready.
1. From a PC that uses Windows XP, configure a "network place" association to your DME.
a. Double-click the My Network Places icon on the Windows desktop, then double-click Add Network Place.
b. After the Add Network Place Wizard window opens, click Next.
c. Click Choose another network location, then click Next.
d. In the Internet or network address field, enter \\DME\share (where DME is the routable IP address or resolvable device name for your DME 1000 and share is its shared volume), then click Next.
e. In the Type a name for this network place field, enter a name that you can remember easily, like DME1000, then click Next.
f. To save your work, click Finish.
2. Back up or remove all VoD files that you have stored under the D:\AVFiles directory.
3. Back up all custom encoder profiles that you have stored locally on your DME 1000. These profiles typically are stored in the C:\Program Files\Windows Media Components\Encoder\Settings directory. The upgrade will delete all of these profiles.
4. Shut down your DME 1000, then do all of the following:
a. Connect a monitor to the VGA port on back of the DME chassis.
b. Connect a USB mouse and keyboard to the USB ports on back of the DME chassis.
c. Restart your DME.
5. Log in to your Cisco.com account, then go to http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/dms.
6. Download the DME1000_92-00299-06_070824.exe upgrade file, then save it on a network server or share point.
Performing the Upgrade
Caution Do not manually restart a DME while an upgrade is in progress. It will restart automatically after the upgrade is finished.
After you have completed all of the tasks in the "Preparing to Upgrade" checklist, you can start to upgrade your DME 1000.
Step 1 On a PC that uses Windows XP, do the following:
a. Double-click the My Network Places desktop icon, then double-click the network place association to your DME.
b. When you are prompted to log in to your DME 1000, enter the username niagara and the password password.
c. Copy the upgrade file from the network server or share point where you saved it to the root folder of the D: drive on your DME.
Step 2 Using the keyboard and mouse that you attached to your DME, do the following:
a. To confirm that the upgrade file was copied successfully to the root folder of the DME D: drive, open the D: drive folder.
b. Double-click the upgrade file.
The progress bar in the self-extractor window shows how far the extraction has progressed.
After the file extraction is completed, the self-extractor window is closed automatically and a Windows command prompt window opens:
c. When the message prompts you to continue, press the spacebar.
A second command prompt window opens automatically:
d. When the message prompts you to continue, press the spacebar.
A third command prompt window opens automatically:
After your DME restarts automatically, the upgrade is finished.
Verifying That an Upgrade Was Successful
Step 1 After your DME has restarted, double-click the Internet Explorer icon on its desktop:
The Niagara Pro login prompt shows the installed DME software version:
Note If the software upgrade finished successfully, the version number that you should see is 18.104.22.168.
To complete the upgrade process, use the LCD panel on the front of your DME 1000 chassis to reconfigure the default settings.
Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines
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