WG357 Avid NEXIS & MediaCentral | Production Management for Administrators

Instructor-Led (Public In-Person*): 32 hours
  • Four 8-hour days of live classroom training


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In the Avid NEXIS & MediaCentral | Production Management for Administrators (WG357) course, students will explore the architecture, administration, and maintenance of an Avid NEXIS system along with the administration of MediaCentral, including the Production Management Engine and database. Additional topics include database customization, backups, deletion strategies, daily and weekly maintenance and Media Indexer. Connecting editor workstations to the system is also covered.


This course is designed for:

  • System Administrators
  • Maintenance personnel and Engineers
  • Facility or freelance technicians responsible for Avid NEXIS/MediaCentral 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:

  • Understand Avid NEXIS and MediaCentral terms and system components
  • Use the Avid NEXIS System Director Control Panel and the NEXIS Management Console
  • Administer Users, Storage Groups, Workspaces and Devices
  • Perform basic Avid NEXIS troubleshooting
  • Configure and troubleshoot MediaCentral |Production Management Engine and Media Indexer
  • Understand MediaCentral administration and maintenance including protection and deletion strategies
  • Connect Avid editing workstations to an MediaCentral system
The course hours for the private onsite classes are shown as a suggested recommendation. Avid will work with you directly to customize courses to meet your specific needs and Avid workflows.
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