SDV201: Switched Digital Video Operation

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Video Processing and Delivery


This two-day instructor-led training includes: installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of the Vertasent Switched Digital Video System (v5.5). Users must have a good working knowledge of video systems and the ARRIS digital headend architecture

Course Topics

Section 1: Switched Digital Video Overview

  • SDV Concepts
  • Vertasent SDV Components (servers)
  • SDV Set-top Auto Discovery Process
  • SDV Messaging Process
  • SDV Headend Signal Flow

Section 2: Headend and DAC Configuration

  • Aloha Network Configuration
  • Devices Added for Switched Services
  • DAC/Set-top Configuration

Section 3: SVOM, SVM and ERM Configuration

  • User Interface Access
  • Common Configuration Elements
  • SVM/ERM Server Redundancy
  • IP Addressing in SDV Headend
  • Steps to Configure SVOM, SVMs and ERMs
  • SDV Policy Configuration & Centralized Configuration of Server Default and Custom Parameters

Section 4: System Monitoring, Maintenance and Troubleshootin

  • Monitor System Usage
  • Assign a Channel to a Channel List
  • Add a QAM to a Service Group
  • Backup the SVOM Database
  • Troubleshoot Issues in the Switched Digital Video Environment

Course Specifics

Duration: 2 days
Price: $1650 per student
Part Number: TRN-SDV201-001

Additional Delivery Options

Onsite or Virtual session, Instructor Travel and Expenses not included (TRN-SDV201-002)
Onsite session, Domestic North America, Instructor Travel and Expenses (TRN-SDV201-003)
Onsite session, International, Instructor Travel and Expenses (TRN-SDV201-004) 

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