Cisco CIPT1 6.0: Implementing Media Resources

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


A Cisco Unified Communications solution provides access to a broad range of easy-to-use features that enhance user productivity and communication. This course describes available hardware and software media resources and how they are configured in Cisco Unified Communications Manager to provide features such as conferencing, transcoding, media termination, and music on hold. In addition, this course explores how to perform media resource access control using media resource groups and media resource group lists. This course is one of a series from two SkillSoft learning paths, which cover the objectives for Cisco exam 642-446 CIPT. This exam is one of five required qualifying exams for the CCVP (Cisco Certified Voice Professional) certification.

Target Audience

The primary audience for this learning path is network designers, network administrators, network engineers, network managers, and systems engineers; individuals seeking the Implementing Cisco Unified Communications IP Telephony certification and those individuals targeting the Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP) certification.


Working knowledge of fundamental concepts of computer networking including LANs, WANs, and IP switching and routing; ability to configure and operate Cisco routers and switches and to enable VLANs and DHCP; fundamental knowledge of converged voice and data networks; working knowledge of MGCP and its implementation on Cisco IOS gateways; Cisco CCNA, Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN) v3.0, and Cisco Voice Over IP (CVOICE) v6.0.

Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Media Resources Overview

  • identify the available media resources in Cisco Unified Communications Manager and their functions.
  • identify the types of audio streams that are used with different media resources.
  • Conferencing Resources

  • identify the functions of Cisco Unified Communications Manager’s conferencing hardware and software elements.
  • Conferencing Media Resource Configuration

  • identify the steps for configuring conference media resources.
  • identify the steps for configuring directory numbers for Meet-Me conferences.
  • Music on Hold Implementation

  • identify the features, requirements, sources and types of the music on hold (MOH) feature.
  • identify the steps for configuring MOH.
  • Annunciator Services and Access Control

  • identify the features, capacities and configuration requirements of the annunciator media resource.
  • recognize the steps for restricting access to media resources.
  • Implementing Media Resources