Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0 -- Quick Start for Installing and Configuring Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0

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This section describes the order in which you should install and configure the components of the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace system for Release 8.0. It assumes that you are starting with a fresh system and not updating an existing system. For information about updating an existing system, see the Upgrading to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0 from Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 7.0 section or Migrating to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0 from Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 6.0 or from Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.


Contents

Determining Which Components to Install


Before You Begin

For information about the requirements for each component, see the System Requirements for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0 at http://docwiki.cisco.com/wiki/Cisco_Unified_MeetingPlace_Release_8.0_--_System_Requirements_for_Cisco_Unified_MeetingPlace_Release_8.0.


Hardware Media Server Order of Installation

The following table describes the steps required to install and configure the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace system for Release 8.0.


Note: Only follow this installation if you are installing a Hardware Media Server. If your deployment will use an Express Media Server, follow the instructions in the Express Media Server Order of Installation.


Step Step Description Related Topics

1

Install the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Application Server software onto a Cisco MCS.


Installing the Application Server also installs the Cisco Security Agent and the Media Server Administration (which is used for the Hardware Media Server) on the same Cisco MCS.

Installing the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Application Server Software module

2

Physically install the Hardware Media Server chassis and blades.

  • The Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 3515 Media Server audio and video interfaces are a fixed integrated chassis design.
  • The Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 3545 Media Server requires you to install the Audio and Video Blades. You can install a total of four Audio or Video Blades in this four slot chassis.

Installing the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Hardware module

3

Configure the Hardware Media Server network interface through the serial port connection:

  • Set the Audio Blade IP address, default gateway, subnet mask, and Ethernet link speed/duplexing.
  • Set the Video Blade IP address, default gateway, subnet mask, and Ethernet link speed/duplexing.
  • Set the SNMP community names.
  • Set the IP address of the audio port.

4

Install the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Server software and Gateway SIM onto a Cisco MCS.


Note the following:

5

Install the Cisco WebEx Node for MCS.

Note: Technically, installing the Cisco WebEx Node for MCS is optional for external meetings. It is not required if your system is audio only. If your system will include web functionality with internal only meetings, you must install the Cisco WebEx Node for MCS.

Installing the Cisco WebEx Node for MCS module

6

Configure the Application Server from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Administration Center.

various

7

Configure the Web Server from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Administration.

Note: This step is optional and only applies if you installed a web server.

various

8

Configure your system to use Cisco WebEx.

Integrating Cisco Unified MeetingPlace with Cisco WebEx module

9

Configure the software settings for the Hardware Media Server.

Express Media Server Order of Installation

Note: Only follow this installation if you are installing an Express Media Server. If your deployment will use a Hardware Media Server, follow the instructions in the Hardware Media Server Order of Installation.


Step Step Description Related Topics

1

Install the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Application Server software onto a Cisco MCS.


Installing the Application Server also installs the Cisco Security Agent.

Installing the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Application Server Software module

2

Install the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Server software and Gateway SIM onto a Cisco MCS.


Note the following:

3

Install the Cisco WebEx Node for MCS

Note: Technically, installing the Cisco WebEx Node for MCS is optional for external meetings. It is not required if your system is audio only. If your system will include web functionality with internal only meetings, you must install the Cisco WebEx Node for MCS.

Installing the Cisco WebEx Node for MCS module

4

Configure the Application Server from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Administration Center.

various

5

Configure the Web Server from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Administration.

Note: This step is optional and only applies if you installed a web server.

various

6

Configure your system to use Cisco WebEx.

Integrating Cisco Unified MeetingPlace with Cisco WebEx module

7

Configure the settings for the Express Media Server.

About Installing Integrations

You can install the integrations in any order.


Restriction
  • You can only install one email notification integration on a particular Cisco MCS. Choose between Microsoft Outlook and IBM Lotus Notes. To install both email notifications, use two Cisco MCSs.


Integration Description Related Topics

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Microsoft Outlook

Allows you to schedule and attend Cisco Unified MeetingPlace meetings from Microsoft Outlook and to receive email notifications in Microsoft Outlook for meetings scheduled from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for IBM Lotus Notes

Allows you to schedule and attend Cisco Unified MeetingPlace meetings from IBM Lotus Notes and to receive email notifications in IBM Lotus Notes for meetings scheduled from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.

Integration Note for Installing and Configuring IBM Lotus Notes with Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0 at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Jabber Messenger

Allows you to schedule and attend Cisco Unified MeetingPlace meetings from a Jabber Messenger client.

Integration Note for Installing and Configuring Jabber with Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0 at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for IBM Lotus Sametime Messaging

Allows you to schedule and attend Cisco Unified MeetingPlace meetings from an IBM Lotus Sametime client.

Integration Note for Installing and Configuring Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Click-to-Conference with IBM Lotus Sametime Instant Messaging For Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0 at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html.

IBM Lotus Sametime Web Conference with Cisco Unified MeetingPlace

Allows you to provide IBM Lotus Sametime users with integrated web and audio conferencing capabilities.

Integration Note for Installing and Configuring IBM Lotus Sametime Web Conference with Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0 at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html.

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