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Cisco Meeting Server 3.3: Single Server Simplified Lab v1 – Installation Assistant

September 2021


The Cisco® Meeting Server (Meeting Server) brings video, audio, and web communication together to meet the collaboration needs of the contemporary workplace. The Meeting Server helps ensure everyone gets a consistent, familiar meeting experience whether they’re joining a meeting using Cisco or third-party video endpoints, a Cisco Jabber® client, a web client-compatible browser, or Skype for Business. Any number of people can join a meeting up to the limit of the available underlying hardware. In addition, the Meeting Server optimizes bandwidth usage in order to reduce cost. In short, Cisco Meeting Server provides an optimal user experience that is simple, intuitive, and easy.

The Meeting Server is also optimized for deployment with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco Expressway, Cisco TelePresence® Video Communication Server (VCS) for call control, Cisco Expressway for firewall traversal, and Cisco TelePresence Management Suite for scheduling (third-party on-premises infrastructure is also supported). It scales easily for small or large deployments, allowing capacity to be added incrementally as needed. The all-in-one, user-based licensing model allows you to buy the services you need today and add more licenses as your organization grows. The combination of the Meeting Server and its licensing model provides you with the flexibility to meet the changing needs of your organization.

This lab will walk you through the steps to install and configure a new Cisco Meeting Management server. Configure and upgrade a Cisco Meeting Server using the new Integration of the Cisco Meeting Server Installation Assistant with Meeting Management.

What’s New

Here are some of the highlights of the Cisco Meeting Server 3.3 release (features that you can try out in this demo):

Cisco Meeting Management:

  • Integration of Cisco Meeting Server Installation Assistant with Meeting Management

UC Components:

  • Upgrade all UC Components to CSR 14.0


  • Cisco Meeting Server
    • Interface A Configuration
  • Upgrade Cisco Meeting Server
  • Cisco Meeting Management
    • Install and Configure of CMM in VMWare
    • Configure/Setup CMM
  • Installation Assistant
    • Certificate
    • Network
    • Call Bridge
    • Web Bridge
    • Conference User
    • Security
    • Push Configuration
    • Installation Summary Page
    • Verify Push Configuration
  • Obtaining and Assigning a License
  • Cisco Meeting Management License
  • Configuring Basic Call Settings
  • Unified CM: Adding Calling Rules to the Call Control for the Meeting Server
    • Creating SIP Trunk Security Profile
    • Creating a SIP Trunk
    • Route Patterns
    • Domain-Based Route Pattern
    • Numeric-Based Route Patterns
    • Testing Route Pattern Configuration
    • Configuring Web Bridge for the Call Bridge
    • Ad-hoc conferencing


Required – Laptop and Cisco AnyConnect Client

Optional – Router, registered and configured for Cisco dCloud.