WG 433 Avid Interplay System Support


Suggested length: 5 days


This course provides extensive hands-on classroom experience in installing, maintaining and troubleshooting core Interplay components. Students work in teams building Interplay systems from the ground up using clustered Interplay Engines and Media Indexers on existing ISIS 7000 shared storage. They also learn how to properly set up and troubleshoot Avid Look Up Servers, Avid Service Framework and Interplay editing clients. Students also will create, maintain and backup an Interplay database on their newly constructed hardware.  Also covered in the class is how to manage network components required in Interplay installations, i.e. Microsoft Active Directory and DNS.


This course targets:

  • System administrators
  • Front-line maintenance personnel
  • Engineers
  • Facility or freelance technicians working in broadcast or post environments


  • Active Avid Unity MediaNetwork or Avid ISIS ACSR status
  • WG213 Avid Interplay for Administrators or 1 year as the primary Interplay Production system administrator


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

  • Perform Avid Interplay engine administration
  • Cluster and engine installation
  • Apply administration techniques
  • Perform deletion strategies and protection
  • Work with databases in the system
  • Work with server, site, and editor settings
  • Understand user management
  • Troubleshoot for the Avid Service Framework
  • Perform regular maintenance
  • Backup and restore
  • Recover from a server crash
  • Perform advanced Avid networking
  • Install and troubleshoot with Media Indexer
  • Use AirSpeed Multistream in an Interplay environment
  • Implement Media Services
  • Implement a WAN Workflow (Interplay 2.0)