TVCSF v2.0 – Cisco TelePresence Video Communications Server Foundation

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Cisco TelePresence Video Communications Server Foundation - TVCSF v2.0


The Cisco TelePresence Video Communications Suite Foundation version 2.0 instructor-led remote delivery course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to install and configure basic features on the Cisco VCS v8.1, including SIP, H.323, interworking, internal routing (including trunks to Cisco UCM), external routing (including ICE firewall traversal), bandwidth management, and redundancy.


After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Add, manage, and maintain devices using Cisco TMS
  • Configure and manage phonebooks
  • Schedule calls
  • Use the ticketing system and reporting tools


Who Should Attend

This Cisco TelePresence Video Communications Server Foundation – TVCSF v2.0 course is designed for engineers who are installing and configuring Cisco VCS and phonebooks and providing booking services and reports. The primary audience for this course includes:

  • Installation engineers
  • Third-line support engineers
  • Cisco TelePresence network design engineers


  • Module 1: Cisco VCS Initial Installation and Setup
    • Cisco VCS documentation, key features, and licensing
    • Cisco VCS hardware, virtual machine, and physical installation
  • Module 2: H.323 Gatekeepers and SIP Registrars
    • Cisco VCS basic settings
    • H.323 standard, messaging, and Cisco VCS configuration
    • SIP standard, messaging, Cisco VCS configuration, and interworking
  • Module 3: Internal Call Routing
    • Cisco VCS call routing
    • Regular expressions
    • Cisco VCS transforms
    • Cisco VCS search rules
    • Cisco VCS default and neighbor zones
    • Cisco VCS call policy
  • Module 4: Cisco VCS Security
    • Cisco VCS passwords, welcome messages, SSH, and Telnet
    • Encryption
    • Cisco VCS authentication
  • Module 5: External Call Routing
    • Cisco VCS traversal zones
    • Cisco VCS DNS zones
    • ICE, STUN, and TURN principles
    • Cisco VCS and endpoint ICE configuration
  • Module 6: Cisco VCS Security
    • Cisco VCS bandwidth management
    • Cisco VCS presence
    • Cisco VCS redundancy

    Lab Outline

    • Lab 1: Cisco VCS Initial Configuration and H.323 Setup
    • Lab 2: Cisco VCS SIP Registration and Protocols
    • Lab 3: Cisco VCS Call and Search Details
    • Lab 4: Regular Expressions
    • Lab 5: Cisco VCS Transforms
    • Lab 6: Cisco VSC Neighbor Zones (includes neighboring to Unified CM)
    • Lab 7: Cisco VCS Authentication
    • Lab 8: Cisco VCS Expressway Configuration
    • Lab 9: Cisco VCS DNS Zones
    • Lab 10: Cisco VCS ICE Firewall and NAT Traversal Configuration
    • Lab 11: Cisco VCS Subzone Configuration
    • Lab 12: Cisco VCS Clustering