A number of configuration procedures need to be completed in order to collect Cisco Meeting Server data. This section provides detailed instructions on how to carry out these configurations with the following steps showing the recommended procedure to follow.
Cisco Meeting Server Setup
The following configurations need to be set up through the CMS Administration Console.
First, check and open any required ports.
For details see Required Ports for Cisco Meeting Server.
Setup User Credentials
If required, setup specific users to allow the Monitoring Server access to the API and CLI interfaces, refer to Setup Cisco Meeting Server User Credentials
To provide a full range of call metrics, Call Detail Records (CDRs) need to be enabled on each Meeting Server.
Setup Syslog Messages
Ensure that the Cisco Meeting Server is configured to send Syslog messages, refer to Setup Syslog Messaging
Monitoring Server Configuration
The following configuration needs to be carried out on the Monitoring Server through the Administration tool of the Web Application. However, if preferred or if the Web Application is not available, this configuration can be carried out through the Windows Client, for details see Server Configuration for Cisco Meeting Server using Windows Client.