MAM216 MediaCentral | Archive System Administration


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The MediaCentral | Archive System Administration (MAM216) course is intended to give attendees a detailed overview of the core administrative and monitoring tools available in MediaCentral | Archive. It provides an overview of MediaCentral | Asset Management’s web-based user clients and focuses on the administration and configuration tools.


This course is designed for System Administrators.


  • 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/laptop to the course and have administrative privileges on the notebooks/laptops, allowing them to change network adapter settings, host files and install additional software components.


At the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the general structure, technology, and interactions within the MediaCentral | Archive system and its underlying MAM platform
  • Use the correct terminology for MAM subjects
  • Be able to check on a basic level if the system's current state is OK or needs 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
  • Do some basic troubleshooting
  • Be able to check and modify the system's configuration including the configuration of processes and workflows
  • Perform the use cases covered by the MediaCentral | Archive features
  • List the pre-requisites needed to be able to archive a sequence
  • Explain the data flow:
    • Metadata mapping
    • Video-Rewrapping
  • Explain the dataflow and software architecture for archive and restore operations
  • Perform the recommended maintenance procedures
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