SDV202: SDV Configuration and Troubleshooting

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Video Processing and Delivery


This two-day, hands-on instructor-led course covers the operation and configuration of the CVEx Swtich Digital Video (SDV) components for headend and edge devices for BEQ, third-party QAMs, and MSP-QAM 2800 chassis in detail. The SDV overview features lab activities to reinforce QAM activity based on set-top box session requests. CVEx Manager is used to bind an MSP-QAM edge device to multiple SDV-Session Managers.

This course also emphasizes configuration of MSP-QAM Media Processing Card (MPC) for SDV applications, including student lab exercises and operational/troubleshooting tips.


Operations, administration, maintenance and provisioning, planning, and engineering personnel

Course Topics

  • Product Introduction
  • CVEx (SDV) overview and MSP‐QAM demonstration
  • Student Lab Exercise ‐ MSP‐QAM Hardware Familiarization
  • CVEx Configuration
  • Instructor/Student Headend Services MPTS‐SPTS Mapping/Clamping Demo
  • Instructor/Student CVEx lab configuration demo
  • BEQ and MSP‐QAM MPC configuration
  • Chassis configuration ‐ Instructor/student lab demo
  • Student hands‐on lab ‐ Card/port configuration
  • Troubleshooting tips
  • N+1 Redundancy
  • LAG, Tagged Pairs, VLANs/Loopbacks
  • Instructor/Student lab demo ‐ N+1 redundancy, LAG, Tag Pairs
  • Instructor/Student lab demo ‐ System backup/restore
  • Site discussion (if applicable) ‐ Site design; site‐related configuration settings or issues

Course Specifics

Prerequisites: General understanding of IP networks and telecommunications
Duration: 2 days
Materials: Presentation Guide, Lab Manual, MSP‐QAM Operations Guide
Price: $1650 per student
Part number: TRN-SDV202-001

Additional Delivery Options

Onsite or Virtual session, Instructor Travel and Expenses not included (TRN-SDV202-002)
Onsite session, Domestic North America, Instructor Travel and Expenses (TRN-SDV202-003)
Onsite session, International, Instructor Travel and Expenses (TRN-SDV202-004) 

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Sessions for this instructor-led course are created upon request.

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  • Date or dates requested
  • Number of students

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