Cisco Encoder D9036 Operations Training (ENCOPS)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

This instructor-led course offered by High-Touch Delivery Learning Services provides hands-on practice configuring and operating a Cisco® encoder. Students are introduced to the hardware and software, basic Virtual Service Encoder (VSE) configuration for video and audio encoding; configuring the encoder to insert system information tables for DVB applications and to insert messages for digital programming insertion (DPI) applications; and perform basic operations such as alarm monitoring, license management, backup and restore configuration files, and restarting the unit.

Who should attend

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to configure and operate a Cisco encoder. The primary audience for this course includes:

  • System engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners, resellers


  • Knowledge of video compression or completion of the Intro to Video Compression course is required.
  • Attendees should have experience in cable television signaling.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the hardware and software features of a Cisco encoder
  • Configure and use a Cisco encoder to perform basic video and audio encoding by configuring virtual service encoders (VSEs) and to output encoded transport streams
  • Describe how to use the encoder to output SI/PSI tables and DPI messages, how to add the encoder to a StatMux pool, and the basic equipment needed for a redundancy topology
  • Perform basic encoder operations to monitor the user interface alarms, manage licenses, back up and restore configuration files, configure GbE port backup, and restart the unit if needed
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 2 days

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