The Understanding Cisco Collaboration Foundations (CLFNDU) course gives you the skills and knowledge needed to administer and support a simple, single-site Cisco® Unified Communications Manager (CM) solution with Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) gateway. The course covers initial parameters, management of devices including phones and video endpoints, management of users, and management of media resources, as well as Cisco Unified Communications solutions maintenance and troubleshooting tools. In addition, you will learn the basics of SIP dial plans including connectivity to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) services, and how to use class-of-service capabilities.
This course does not lead directly to a certification exam, but it does cover foundational knowledge that can help you prepare for several professional-level collaboration courses and exams.
This course will help you:
- Administer a single-site Cisco Unified Communications Manager, handling daily tasks such as add, moves, changes and deletions of phones, video endpoints, and users
- Configure Jabber devices and implement common endpoint features including call park, shared lines, pickup groups, and phone button templates
- Introduce you to the SIP protocol, how calls are connected, and how media codes are determined
- Introduce you to the capabilities and basic configuration of an SIP gateway for PSTN access
- Introduce you to the dial plan elements used to route calls, and the class-of-service capabilities to control who can route calls where
- Administer Cisco Unity Connection handling daily tasks such as add, moves, and changes and deletions of voicemail boxes and users
- Administer maintenance tasks and use the troubleshooting tools available on Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Real-time Monitoring Tool
- Apply Continuing Education credits to validate your skills