VTVS2 Training

Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solutions, Part 2 (VTVS2) is a five-day instructor-led course. The e-Learning portion of this course (VTVS1) teaches field engineers to deploy Cisco TelePresence Video Express Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) solutions. You will learn features, functions, design, and deployment planning for Cisco endpoint product sets including C-Series, MX Series and EX Series systems. The course prepares you for the proctored 500-007 Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solutions, Part 1 (VTVS1) exam.

The classroom portion of this course teaches students to configure, operate, and maintain core visual communication components, including Cisco TelePresence endpoints, gatekeepers, multipoint control units (MCUs), and management software. Additionally, you will learn to add Cisco TelePresence to existing Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CM) environments. The course prepares you for the 500-006 Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solutions, Part 2 (VTVS2) exam.

Exam Number:
500-006, 500-007
Exam Name:
Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solution, Part 1, Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solution, Part 2
Advanced Video Specialization

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What's Included

  • Comprehensive study materials and official Cisco courseware
  • Remote lab access


  • VTVS1: Implementing Cisco TelePresence Video Solutions, Part 1 (Included in this class as e-Learning)

Assumes equivalent knowledge and skill level of student who has completed the following:

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Define and operate Cisco TelePresence Solutions architectures and components such as Cisco TelePresence Video Communications Servers (VCSs), Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CM), Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Control Units (MCUs) and TelePresence Interoperability Protocol (TIP).
  • Configure and operate a Cisco TelePresence VCS for basic and advanced video networks.
  • Enable connectivity between a Cisco TelePresence VCS and Cisco Unified Communications Manager.
  • Configure a Cisco TelePresence MCU, Cisco TelePresence Server and the MSE 8000 Server to work with both the Cisco VCS and Cisco Unified CM.
  • Define TelePresence Interoperability Protocol (TIP) and how it is deployed in Cisco TelePresence solutions to help create an ideal user experience.
  • Operate Cisco TelePresence Management Suite (TMS) and provision devices using Cisco TMS Provisioning Extension (TMSPE).
  • Demonstrate how Cisco TelePresence Content Server (TCS) interacts with other products within the Cisco TelePresence Solution.

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Cisco TelePresence Endpoints

  • Cisco TelePresence endpoints

Module 2: SIP and H.323 Basic Configuration

  • Cisco video network
  • SIP and H.323 protocols and basic configuration of the Cisco VCS
  • Backing up, restoring, and upgrading the Cisco VCS
  • Basic configuration for SIP and Cisco Unified CM
  • Exploring Cisco Unified CM and Cisco VCS dial plans

Module 3: Exploring Advanced Cisco VCS Features

  • Components of Cisco VCS security
  • Exploring the fundamentals of subzones
  • Transforms and admin policy
  • FindMe application on the Cisco VCS
  • Purpose of zones on the Cisco VCS
  • Neighbor relations
  • Traversal zones
  • DNS and ENUM zones
  • Subzone bandwidth management and pipes
  • Call processing
  • Regular expressions
  • Security certifications and installations
  • Presence server on the Cisco VCS
  • Conference factory
  • Using redundancy
  • Troubleshooting the Cisco VCS

Module 4: Deploying Video Conference Bridges

  • Cisco TelePresence MCU
  • Examining basic setup
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU configuration
  • Operating the Cisco TelePresence MCU
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU customizations
  • Global conference settings
  • Software upgrade for the Cisco TelePresence MCU
  • MSE 8000
  • Cisco TelePresence Server
  • Cisco TIP
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU troubleshooting

Module 5: Cisco TelePresence Conductor

  • Cisco TelePresence conductor purpose and place
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU preparation for deployment with the Cisco VCS and Cisco TelePresence conductor
  • Cisco TelePresence MCU preparation for deployment with Cisco Unified CM and Cisco TelePresence conductor
  • Deployment of the Cisco TelePresence Server with the Cisco TelePresence conductor
  • Cisco VCS preparation
  • Configuration of conductor with Cisco Unified CM
  • Review configuration of Cisco Unified CM
  • Troubleshooting

Module 6: Cisco TelePresence Management Suite (TMS)

  • Cisco TMS
  • Operation of Cisco TMS
  • Conference creation
  • ISDN and IP zones
  • User permissions
  • Troubleshooting Cisco TMS

Module 7: Cisco TMS Provisioning Extension

  • Cisco TMS provisioning extension role and documentation
  • Configuration of provisioning components
  • Deploying Cisco TMSPE for provisioning
  • Provisioning phone books and sending account information
  • Troubleshooting provisioning components

Module 8: TelePresence Content Server (TCS) (Optional)


  • Lab 1: Endpoint Configuration
  • Lab 2: Basic Call Control Settings for Cisco VCS and Cisco Unified CM
  • Lab 3: Basic Call Control Settings for Cisco Unified CM
  • Lab 4: Components of Cisco VCS Security
  • Lab 5: Exploring the Fundamentals of Subzones
  • Lab 6: Pre-search, Transforms, Admin Policy, and User Policy
  • Lab 7: Neighbor Relationships and SIP Trunks
  • Lab 8: Calling Outside; Traversal Zones and DNS Zones
  • Lab 9: Bandwidth Management
  • Lab 10: Call Processing
  • Lab 11: Interworked Dialing – Transforms, Search Rules, and Regular Expressions
  • Lab 12: Conference Factory and Multiway
  • Lab 13: Logs and History
  • Lab 14: Verify H.323 and SIP Settings for Cisco TelePresence MCU
  • Lab 15: Configuring Conferences
  • Lab 16: Cisco MCU Customization
  • Lab 17: Cisco MCU Backup and MSE 8000 Options
  • Lab 18: Diagnostic Call Logs for the Cisco TelePresence MCU
  • Lab 19: Cisco TelePresence Conductor
  • Lab 20: Operation of Cisco TMS
  • Lab 21: Conference Creation
  • Lab 22: ISDN and IP Zones
  • Lab 23: User Permissions
  • Lab 24: Cisco TMS Troubleshooting
  • Lab 25: Configuring the Cisco VCS for Provisioning
  • Lab 26: Troubleshooting TMSPE
  • Lab 27: TCS Configurations and Recordings