The Cisco Meeting Server Intermediate (COLLAB250) v4.0 is a 2-day instructor-led course that shows you how to install, troubleshoot, and maintain Cisco Meeting Servers. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, you will learn how to install and configure Cisco Meeting Server in single combined and single split deployments, use troubleshooting tools, and integrate Cisco Meeting Server with popular communications applications. Cisco Meeting Server brings premises-based video, audio, and web communication together to meet the collaboration needs of the modern workplace.


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • Gain hands-on expertise installing Cisco Meeting Server in single combined and single split deployments
  • Troubleshoot Cisco Meeting Server installations with troubleshooting tools
  • Integrate Cisco Meeting Server with Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS), Cisco
  • Unified Communications Manager, and Microsoft Skype for Business


The course contains these components:

    ● Cisco Meeting Server Single Combined Server Solution
    Examining the Cisco Meeting Solution Capabilities
    Reviewing Authentication and Encryption
    Examining the Single Combined Server Deployment
    Preparing for the Cisco Meeting Server Installation
    Installing the Cisco Meeting Server
    Exploring the Web Admin
    Exploring the Call Bridge
    Exploring the XMPP Server
    Exploring the Web Bridge
    ● Troubleshooting Tools
    ◦ Using Troubleshooting Tools
    ● Firewall Traversal and Application Integration
    ◦ Deploying a TURN Server
    ◦ Deploying Firewall and NAT Traversal
    ◦ Integration with Unified Communications Platforms
  • Lab Outline
    ● Lab Connectivity
    ● Single Combined Server Deployment Preparation
    ● Single Combined Server Deployment
    ● Troubleshooting Tools
    ● Single Split Server Deployment
    ● Implementing Expressway
    ● Unified Communications Integration

Prerequisite Knowledge

Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills: