NX216EL Avid NEXIS System Administration (eLearning)


This is a remote blended learning course comprised of 3 hours of interactive online video content* and a 1-hour live instructor-led online webinar.


The Avid NEXIS System Administration (eLearning) (NX216EL) is a blended learning course providing an interactive environment for users to gain an in depth understanding of how to administer and maintain an Avid NEXIS | PRO, E2 and E4 system.

The course is comprised of a series instructional videos and interactive activities covering a range of administration topics such as how to create and manage workspaces, check system status, troubleshoot issues, create and understand user accounts, connect to clients, mount/dismount workspaces, configure a multi-engine system, and deal with hardware failures.  The course also covers basic maintenance and troubleshooting of the Avid NEXIS | PRO, E2 and E4 hardware.

The course is divided into a series of modules that builds knowledge sequentially from the introduction through to an optional final assessment. Each module contains illustrated concepts as well as demonstrations and simulated lab exercises to help users master procedures. 

This is followed by a scheduled 1-hour live online webinar reviewing the video content, going deeper into the topics covered, providing the opportunity to speak directly with an Avid NEXIS instructor and ask any questions you have about your system, troubleshooting issues, as well as tips for maximizing your facilities’ workflow.

This course prepares candidates for the Avid Certified NEXIS System Administration certification exam, as well as being the foundation of the program for candidates pursuing the certification path to become an Avid Certified Support Representative for Avid NEXIS.

Attendees must complete the videos prior to attending the webinar.

The NX216 Avid NEXIS System Administration course provides a full classroom based alternative to this remote blended learning course.


This course is designed for:

  • System Administrators responsible for the day-to-day operation and administration of an Avid NEXIS system
  • Maintenance personnel and Engineers
  • Facility or freelance technicians responsible for large Avid NEXIS environments in a broadcast facility
  • ACSR candidates


Basic experience of Microsoft Windows systems and networking.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduce the Avid NEXIS system and hardware
  • Basic networking
  • Avid NEXIS installation
  • Working with the management console
  • Workspace management strategies
  • Creating workspaces
  • User management strategies
  • Creating a new user
  • Connecting clients
  • Understanding the Client Manager
  • Replacing failed hardware
  • Checking system status
  • Working with a multi-engine Avid NEXIS
  • Common Avid NEXIS statuses
  • Configure Avid NEXIS components
  • Perform basic Avid NEXIS troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Have the foundation to be able to sit the certification exam

*Online video content is available for 90 days from the date access is granted.


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