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Day 1: Introduction to IP Live principles
IP Live background and essentials
The course starts with a background to IP Live.
- The changes and trends in technology
- The benefits and challenges of IP in live production.
- Jargon and specific terminology.
- Essential requirements of IP Live.
- The IP Live protocol stack and packet structure.
- System topologies scalability and granularity.
- Transport and control interoperability.
- Using COTS switches and agnostic equipment.
IP Live AV media transport
This part of the course explains how AV media is conveyed through IP, and how equipment on the system can be synchronised.
- Evolution of SMPTE standards.
- The Sony NMI.
- Communities, protocols and standards.
- The LLVC codec, benefits, and when it is used.
- Synchronisation challenges over IP.
- SMPTE ST 2059 (based on IEEE 1588 PTP).
- Setting up grandmasters, and genlock groups.
Control and routing with IP Live
The part of the course explains how IP Live controls the system and performs media routing.
- Routing and control standards and protocols.
- Performing frame-based clean video switching.
- Using multicast for one-to-many routes (IGMP).
- Switching messaging model and sequence.
Resilience and security
This part of the course explains how IP Life provides a reliable and dependable system.
- Building a resilient IP Live network.
- Resilience and security standards and protocols.
- System redundancy and control redundancy.
- User/machine and machine/machine security.
- User/device authentication & authorisation.
- Sony QoS (DiffServ, ACL & shaping).
Day 2: Network fundamentals
Network technology fundamentals
This part of the course will study a variety of network principles and technologies found on Juniper switches and used extensively in IP Live systems.
- Protocols stacks and message flow.
- The structure of packets and frames.
- Network routing and switching principles.
- Distributed network systems
Juniper products & Junos
This part of the course looks at the various Juniper hardware options available and the Junos operating system.
- The essential product range.
- Product classification (core, edge, enterprise, etc.)
- Products selection for the DMPCE system.
- Junos fundamentals and the Junos user interface.
- Using network utilities.
- Upgrading the network system.
- Performing password recovery.
Advanced network techniques
This part of the course extends knowledge in networks with further knowledge in VLANs, multicasting and
- Describing access and truck port modes.
- Configure and monitor LANs.
- Describing native VLAN concepts.
- Working with Inter-VLANs.
- Essential monitoring and fault diagnostics.
- Monitoring multicast traffic and statistics.
Day 3 & 4: System build & practical sessions
Core IP Live system build
Part of the course shows how to build an IP Live system.
- Setting up and operating the LSM.
- A summary of the IP Live devices.
- Building a basic Workgroup.
- Setting up and allocating resources.
- Configuring the network, VLANs and routing.
- Synchronising an IP Live system.
- Systematic fault-finding procedures.
IP Live system management with the LSM
This part explains the IP Live System Manager.
- LSM interface operations and essentials.
- Setting up IP Live devices and device plug-ins.
- Configuring IP Live base settings.
- Working with workgroups.
- Setting up and assigning devices and users.
- Setting up and monitoring routing configurations.
- Setting up genlock groups and assigning devices.
Advanced system configuration
This part of the course explains how to integrate other products into the core IP Live systems.
- Setting up an IP Live live production camera chain.
- Routing IP Live through a Sony XVS switcher.
- Setting up a Sony PWS series server in IP Live.
- Integrating third party audio products into IP Live.
- Integrating third party control panels into IP Live.
IP Live and SDNs
The final part of this course looks at how IP Live can operate within a software defined network.
- The principles of SDNs.
- SDN standards (Openflow).
- Integrating IP Live into and SDN.