Configuration Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing Release 5.3.
Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Purpose

Audience

Naming Conventions

Additional References


Preface


April 28, 2006

Topics in this section include:

Purpose

Audience

Naming Conventions

Additional References

Purpose

This guide describes how to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing Release 5.3.

This guide does not describe how to install Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing Release 5.3. Nor does it describe how to install or use additional Cisco Unified MeetingPlace applications that can reside on the same server as Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing. For information about other compatible products, see the "Additional References" section.

Audience

This guide is for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace system administrators. It assumes the following:

You have a thorough understanding of voice and data terminology and concepts.

You are familiar with Cisco Unified MeetingPlace, networking concepts and Microsoft Windows software-based web servers.

After you install and configure Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing, you are also responsible for the following:

Installing and configuring third-party applications that are not currently available to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing, such as optional audio tools like Windows Media Server


Note Installation of third-party software is subject to the Cisco Policy for Use of Third-Party Software and Security Updates outlined in this documentation.


Working with others, such as your corporate web master and network administrator

Performing maintenance and troubleshooting on an ongoing basis

Planning storage and purging requirements

Naming Conventions

Previous releases of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server were called "MeetingPlace Server" or "MeetingServer." In this guide, "Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server" refers to all releases past and present.

Table 1 describes terms used throughout the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace set of documents.

Table 1 Product Naming Conventions

Term  
Definition
Referred to in This Document As

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8100 series server

Includes Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8106 and Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8112 servers.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8100 series

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8106 Server

Hardware on which Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server Release 5.3 runs.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8106

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8112 Server

Hardware on which Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server Release 5.3 runs.

This server was called M3 in Release 5.2 and earlier.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8112

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server Release 5.3

Software that runs on the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8100 series server.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server Release 5.3

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server Release 5.3 Audio Server system

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8106 or Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 8112 running Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server system

or

Audio Server system

Cisco MeetingPlace MeetingNotes

A Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server Release 5.3 feature by which users record meetings and listen to meeting recordings.

MeetingNotes

Cisco MeetingPlace MeetingTime Release 5.3

Windows desktop software through which system administrators can access and configure Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server.

MeetingTime

Cisco MCS Unified CallManager Appliance

Hardware on which Cisco Unified MeetingPlace applications are installed.

Cisco MCS

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web conferencing server

A Cisco MCS installed with Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing Release 5.3.

web server

All references to a "web server" in this guide refer to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web conferencing server.


Additional References

See the following URL for information about Cisco Conferencing documentation and support:

Guide to Cisco Conferencing Documentation and Support

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/products_documentation_roadmaps_list.html

See the following URL for updated information about how to plan your Cisco Unified MeetingPlace installation.

Installation Planning Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 5.3

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html

See the following URLs for updated information about other documentation referred to in this guide. From each link, scroll through the web page to locate the relevant guide according to product:

Release Notes for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace products

Provides information about system requirements, new features, documentation errata, and open and resolved caveats.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_release_notes_list.html

Installation and Upgrade Guides for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace products

Provides information about how to install and upgrade Cisco Unified MeetingPlace products.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html

Configuration and Maintenance Guides for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace products

Provides information about how to configure, maintain and operate Cisco Unified MeetingPlace products.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/products_installation_and_configuration_guides_list.html

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_maintenance_guides_list.html

User Guides for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace products
Provides end-users with detailed step-by-step instructions on how to use certain Cisco Unified MeetingPlace products. The following link provides access to User Guides, Quick Start Guides and Wallet Cards.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/products_user_guide_list.html