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Cisco Digital Content Manager Foundation (DCMF)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

The Operating and Maintaining a Cisco Digital Content Manager (DCM) instructor-led course provides the student with the knowledge and skills required to operate and maintain this complex component used to process MPEG video streams for transport. This task-based course will give you the knowledge and skills to configure the Cisco® DCM. Hands-on practical exercises will enable you to apply your skills. Select exercises are used for key tasks common to Cisco DCM implementation in a broadband network.

Who should attend

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to operate and maintain a Cisco DCM in their network environment. The primary audience for this course includes:

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


Following are the prerequisites for this course:

  • MPEG processing fundamentals and terminology
  • Recommended course: Introduction to Video Compression

Course Objectives

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

  • Identify DCM hardware components and describe their functions
  • Use the DCM’s GUI to configure basic service settings and transport stream parameters such as bandwidth settings, MPEG program numbers, PID numbers, and multicast addresses
  • Use the DCM’s GUI to successfully:
    • Multiplex services from input ports to output ports
    • Reduce and manage the bandwidth of services
    • Switch local content to support targeted advertising campaigns
    • Configure DCM redundancy features to make sure of service continuity
  • Use the DCM GUI to configure and monitor system performance
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 2 days

Dates and Booking

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.  Enquire a date