Cisco Unified Border Element and Media Resources

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


If you need to connect an IP to IP gateway, IT professionals will need to inderstand how to set up the CUBE. In this course, you will examine the IP to IP gateway configuration that may be used for a service provider connection as well as the media resources end points have access to.

Target Audience

Today’s IT Telecommunications Engineer working with the Cisco Unified Communications Manager must understand the basic foundation of the call agent. If you are interested in persuing CCNP collaboration, this course is necessary. Today there is a need for dedicated individuals focused on the Collaboration solution and Cisco recommends a Chief Collaboration Officer position for focus on voice and video technologies. Anyone interested in implementing or supporting the Cisco IP Telephony and Video solutions should also consider this course.



Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Course Introduction

H.323 PSTN Gateway Implementation

  • implement H.323 PSTN gateway in Cisco unified communications manager deployments
  • Dial Plan Design and Documentation

  • implement dial plan design and documentation
  • Cisco Unified Border Element Overview

  • describe Cisco unified border element
  • Signaling Methods

  • describe signaling methods
  • CUBE Protocol Interworking

  • describe Cisco unified border element protocol interworking
  • CUBE Codec Filtering

  • describe Cisco unified border element codec filtering
  • Use CUBE to Access the PSTN via SIP Trunk

  • implement Cisco unified border element to access the PSTN via a SIP trunk
  • Using CUBE for URI Dialing

  • implement Cisco unified border element for URI dialing
  • Describing Dial Plan Interworking

  • describe dial plan interworking
  • Media Resources Definition

  • define media resources
  • Media Resource Signaling and Media Streams

  • describe media resource signaling and media streams
  • Audio and Video Conferences

  • describe audio and video conferences
  • Transcoders

  • describe transcoders
  • Trusted Relay Points

  • describe trusted delay points
  • MOH Media Resources

  • implement MOH media resources
  • Unicast and Multicast MOH

  • implement unicast and multicast MOH
  • MOH Audio Source Selection

  • select MOH audio source
  • Annunciator Overview

  • describe the annunciator
  • Need for Media Resource Access Control

  • implement media resource access control
  • Conference Bridge Selection

  • implement a conference bridge
  • MRGL Configuration Procedure

  • configure MRGL
  • MTP Overview

  • implement MTP
  • Early Support for Voice and Video Calls

  • implement early offer support for voice and video
  • MTP Configuration Procedure

  • describe MTP
  • Exercise: Conference Bridge