Cisco PowerVu Operations Training (PVUOPS)

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About this Course

The Cisco® PowerVu Server Operations Training version 1.0 instructor-led course offered by Learning Services High-Touch Delivery teaches students how to operate the Cisco PowerVu Network Centre Control (PNC) Server. This course will teach you how to use the PNC interface; view and configure devices through the PNC; search for and view decoders; view and configure virtual channels and events; view uplink parameters; and monitor transactions and diagnostics.

Who should attend

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to operate a Cisco PNC server. The primary audience for this course includes:

  • System operators
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners, resellers

Class Prerequisites

Attendees should have some familiarity with PowerVu or other satellite broadcast networks.

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe functions of the PowerVu system and the PNC server; use the PNC client to display devices, search for decoders, and manipulate the decoder management tree
  • Manage uplink signal equipment and settings, including viewing and creating virtual channels and events
  • Manage decoders by performing searches, adding and configuring, downloading application code, and cross-authorizing
  • Monitor the PowerVu system using the transactions, diagnostic events, and alarm features [/list

Outline: Cisco PowerVu Operations Training (PVUOPS)

  • Module 1: PowerVu System Fundamentals
    • Examining the PowerVu Network Centre (PNC) Control System
      • What is PowerVu?
      • Additional Price Book Options
      • Devices Used in the PowerVu System
      • Working with the PNC Client
    • Performing Common Tasks
      • Typical PowerVu Tasks
      • Displaying Devices
      • Searching for Decoders
      • Viewing Decoder Configuration
      • Using the Decoder Management Tree
    • Defining MPEG Components
      • Dividing Data Using MPEG
      • An Introduction to MPEG Tables
      • Preparing for Transport
    • Managing PNC Users
      • Adding a User
      • User Email Alerts
  • Module 2: Signal Management
    • Examining Uplink Devices
      • Uplink Signal Flow
      • Viewing Uplink Device Configuration Settings
      • Viewing Encoder Stream Configurations
      • Adding MetroMux Streams
      • Viewing Multiplexer, Modulator, and PCAM Configurations
    • Exploring Uplink Configuration Settings
      • Basic Uplink Configuration Settings
      • Transport Media Window Uses
      • Multiplexer Rate Control
      • Bandwidth Management
    • Working with Virtual Channels
      • Virtual Channel Fundamentals
      • Viewing Virtual Channels
      • Configuring Virtual Channels
    • Working with Events
      • Event Fundamentals
      • Viewing Events for a Virtual Channel
      • Configuring Events
  • Module 3: Decoder Management
    • Adding and Configuring Decoders
      • PowerVu Decoder Basics
      • Adding a Decoder Using a Distribution CD
      • Configuring Decoders
    • Downloading Software to Decoders
      • Downloader Tool Process
    • Cross-Authorizing Decoders
      • Transferring Decoders from One Customer to Another
  • Module 4: PowerVu System Monitoring
    • Monitoring Transactions
      • Transaction Log Monitor Basics
      • Searching Transactions
      • Saving the Transaction Log
    • Monitoring Diagnostics
      • Diagnostic Monitor Basics
      • Searching Diagnostic Events
      • Saving the Diagnostic Log
      • Using the Alarm Watch System
    • Managing Alarm Status Messages
      • Viewing Alarms
      • Configuring PNC Application Alarm Status Messages
    • Monitoring Redundant Devices
      • PowerVu Redundancy Options
      • Device Failover
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

  • United States: US$ 2,000
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 20 CLC
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Online Training

Duration 2 days

  • United States: US$ 2,000
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 20 CLC
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