MAM215 MediaCentral | Asset Management System Administration

Length

Suggested length: 5 days

Overview

The MediaCentral | Asset Management System Administration (MAM215) course is intended to give attendees a detailed overview of the core administrative and monitoring tools available in MediaCentral | Asset Management. It is also recommended as an introduction to MediaCentral | Asset Management for first level support staff, as well as a prerequisite for those continuing onto the MAM470 ACSR MediaCentral | Asset Management System Support course. It provides an overview of MediaCentral | Asset Management’s web-based user clients and focuses on the administration and configuration tools.

Audience

This course is designed for System Administrators and first level technical support staff.

Prerequisites 

  • Working knowledge of handling the Windows GUI
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP network technology
  • Basic knowledge of MS Windows Server administration tools (RDP, MMC, IIS)

Note: Attendees are required to bring their own notebook to the course and have administrative privileges on the notebooks, allowing them to change network adapter settings, host files and install additional software components.

Objectives

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand the general structure, technology and interactions within a MediaCentral | Asset Management system
  • Use the correct terminology for MediaCentral | Asset Management subjects
  • Be able to check the MediaCentral | Asset Management systems current state to check if things are OK or need further investigation
  • Be able to perform basic maintenance operations (e.g. start/stop the service groups)
  • Be able to investigate errors shown in MediaCentral | UX, i.e. check the corresponding backbone processes using the administrative tools
  • Be able to investigate log files
  • Be able to gather the information required by Avid Customer Care to do error investigation
  • Be able to check and modify the systems configuration including the configuration of processes and workflows
  • Know the structure of MediaCentral | AssetManagements data model
  • Be able to extend and adapt the data model to your needs
  • Be able to create new users and assign required permissions
  • Understand the link between user managements for MediaCentral | UX and MediaCentral | AssetManagement
  • Work with the Production Kit and Production Archive Kit (MPI)
    • List the pre-requisites needed to be able to archive a sequence to MediaCentral | Asset Management
    • Explain the dataflow and software architecture of MPI
    • Adapt the configuration of MPI
    • Perform the recommended maintenance procedures
    • Do some basic troubleshooting for MPI
  • Be able to create new export targets and import watch folders

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EMEA – trainingEMEA@avid.com

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