UN 337 ISIS/Interplay Maintenance for Broadcasters


Suggested length: 5 days


Students will explore the architecture, administration, and maintenance of an Avid Unity ISIS system along with the administration of Avid Interplay and Avid AirSpeed. Lab work gives students practical experience in applying basic troubleshooting and administrative techniques.


This course targets:

  • System administrators
  • Front-line maintenance personnel
  • Engineers
  • Facility or freelance technicians responsible for large Avid Unity/Interplay workgroup environments in a broadcast facility


Basic experience of Microsoft Windows systems, networking, and Avid workgroup topologies


At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe system components
  • Use the ISIS System Director Control Panel and the ISIS Administration Tool
  • Administer user accounts, storage groups, and workspaces
  • Configure attached servers and clients
  • Troubleshoot Avid Unity ISIS
  • Perform Interplay administration and maintenance including protection and deletion strategies
  • Administer Avid NewsCutter and Media Composer
  • Tune Client settings
  • Understand project strategies
  • Apply workflow best practices