Digital Media Systems


Description The Cisco Digital Media System is a flexible, comprehensive and complete solution for digital signage and desktop video that makes it easy to create, manage, publish and access high-quality digital media for compelling communications. This course enables users to install, configure and troubleshoot DMS through Instructor led delivery and lab reinforcement.

Who should attend

  • Channel Partner/Reseller
  • Digital Media engineers


  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent knowledge

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will have a thorough understanding of the Cisco Digital Media Systems (DMS) platform and have a hands on ability to install, configure and troubleshoot DMS solutions for Desktop Video, Digital Signage and Enterprise TV. Through instructor led training and plenty of lab reinforcement, students will also be able to publish dynamic live & on-demand content to digital signage displays, Enterprise TV displays as well as the desktop video application.

Course Content

System Overview

  • Components of the Digital Media Systems
  • Digital Media Manager
  • Desktop Video
  • Digital Media Encoder (DME)
  • Cisco Video Portal (VP)
  • Digital Media Manager – Video Portal Module (DMM-VPM)
  • Cisco Digital Signage
  • Digital Media Player (DMP)
  • Digital Media Manager – Digital Signage Module (DMM-DSM)

DME 1000 & 2000 Encoder configuration

  • Initial configuration
  • System upgrade
  • Content Extraction

Digital Media Player

  • Model overview
  • Internal Architecture
  • Firmware Upgrade
  • Setup procedure

Digital Media Manager-Digital Signage Module Configuration

  • Digital Signage Module (DSM) Initial Configuration
  • Adding DMP to DSM and Creating DMP Groups
  • Creating and Running DMP

Video Portal initial Installation

DMM Video Portal Module configuration

DMS 5.0

Enterprise TV

SNMP Management

DMS Authentication Options

DMP Local Storage setup and config

ACNS and DMS integration[/list]

  • Digital Media and the WAN
  • ACNS – a Digital Media Delivery Solution
  • Cisco ACNS Platforms
  • ACNS Setup
  • How does DMS communicate with ACNS
  • Configuring NTP
  • Setting up Channels
  • Video Portal
  • Digital Signage
  • ACNS System Settings
  • DMS Setup
  • Video Portal Deployment Locations
  • DME Broadcast Alias
  • Digital Signage ACNS Settings