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Quick Start Guide for
Cisco Digital Media Player 4305G
1
Checking the Package Contents
2
Finding a Suitable Location to Set Up Your DMP
3
Participating in a DHCP Network
4
Connecting to a DMP Display
5
Connecting to a 100V–240V AC Socket
6
Checking the LEDs
7
Logging in to DMPDM and Changing its Passwords
8
Configuring Video Output
9
Setting Up Centralized Management
10
Learning About the Remote Control for DMPs
11
Learning About the Protective Case for DMPs
12
Product Documentation, Support, and Security

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    UICK TART Quick Start Guide for Cisco Digital Media Player 4305G Checking the Package Contents Finding a Suitable Location to Set Up Your DMP Participating in a DHCP Network Connecting to a DMP Display Connecting to a 100V–240V AC Socket...

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    Concepts (Cisco DMS) is a family of Cisco Digital Media System products and technologies, including the ones that this guide describes. A (DMP) is a Digital Media Player compact, solid state, addressable network device that delivers digital signage content and enterprise TV content to a —...

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    Learn More To learn more about DMS products, related technologies, and Cisco in general: Description Go To DMS overview http://www.cisco.com/go/dms User documentation http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/p for Cisco DMS s6681/products_documentation_roadm products aps_list.html FAQs and http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/p troubleshooting s6681/prod_troubleshooting_guides_lis t.html Cisco Academy of http://www.cisco.com/go/dms/ads Digital Signage My Tech Support http://www.cisco.com/en/US/support/ts...

  • Page 5: Checking The Package Contents

    Checking the Package Contents The product package for one DMP 4305G should contain all of the following: • A proof of purchase certificate that contains important legal information, which you should keep. • This quick start guide and other product documentation.

  • Page 6: Finding A Suitable Location To Set Up Your Dmp

    100V and 240V. To understand the supported lengths for different video cable types, see the “Connecting to a DMP Display” section on page Environmental Tolerance Ranges The DMP 4305G is intended for indoor use. Temperature US Customary Unit Modern Metric Unit Min.

  • Page 7: Participating In A Dhcp Network

    3. Above sea level. Participating in a DHCP Network The factory default for a DMP 4305G is to obtain its IP address automatically from a DHCP server. To learn how to configure your DMP to use a static IP address instead — if you will deploy it at a physical location that does not have a DHCP server —...

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    If a network security policy restricts DHCP address assignments to network interface cards with known MAC addresses, read the sticker that is affixed to the bottom of your DMP chassis, and then provide your security policy administrator with the MAC address. Plug one end of an ordinary Ethernet cable into the Step 1 Ethernet 10/100 port on the back of the DMP chassis.

  • Page 9: Connecting To A Dmp Display

    Professional Series are certified and tested to work with the DMS family of products. If you prefer to use a non-Cisco display, we recommend that you use a digital display, not analog. As for the type of digital display, we recommend that you use LCD, not plasma.

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    digital display makes and models to your DMP only if you combine the HDMI cable with an HDMI-to-DVI adapter for video, and then use the provided audio cable (3mm jack; red and white RCA plugs) for audio. To attach an analog display to your DMP, we recommend that you use the provided composite/RCA cable for both video and audio.

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    • If you will connect your DMP to an analog display, do all of the following: Plug the yellow jack on the RCA cable into the – CVBS interface on your DMP. Plug the red jack on the RCA cable into the –...

  • Page 12: Checking The Leds

    Assemble the DMP power cord: Step 1 a. Identify the correct plug type for your region (U.S., E.U., U.K., or Australia). b. Snap that plug into the AC adapter. Connect the DC barrel connector to the 5V DC power Step 2 supply on the DMP chassis.

  • Page 13: Logging In To Dmpdm And Changing Its Passwords

    The LEDs do not blink unless they are exposed to infrared signal interference. Logging in to DMPDM and Changing its Passwords When your DMP display shows the Cisco logo and Step 1 shows an IP address for your DMP, write down the IP address.

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    To reconfigure this splash screen in the future to persist for less than or more than the factory-default duration of 30 seconds, choose Settings > Browser, enter a new duration in milliseconds in the Splash Screen Display Time (in milliseconds) field, and then click Apply. Next, choose Administration >...

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    Point your browser to the IP address that you Step 2 wrote down. At the login prompt for DMPDM, to log in as the Step 3 “DMP Web Account” user, enter the username admin and the password default. Security in your network might be compromised Caution unless you change the factory-default passwords in DMPDM for both of these:...

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    If you have very few DMPs and will manage each of them in isolation, you can change their DMP Web Account and DMP Service Account passwords manually in DMPDM. Alternatively, if you have many DMPs and will manage them centrally, you can use the fully licensed DMM-DSM software on your DMM appliance to change both of these passwords globally for all of the DMPs that you have added to a DMP group.

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    To understand URI encoding and its recommended syntax for submitting query strings, see RFC 1630 at http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1630. Although we recommend very strongly that you Caution complete Step 4 now to protect the security of your network, your DMP will function even if you skip Step 4 and thereby leave open a security vulnerability in your network.

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    Alternatively, you can use DMM-DSM to change the password simultaneously on multiple DMPs in your digital signage network: a. Choose Digital Media Players > Advanced Tasks > System Tasks, and then click the blank page icon to create a new system task. b.

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    Choose from the Select an Event Type list the – system task that you named in Step 4b. Click Submit. – Changes that you make to credentials when you Note complete Step 4 temporarily prevent your trusted DMM appliance from communicating with your DMPs.

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    If you prefer, you can use DMM-DSM to change the password simultaneously on multiple DMPs in your digital signage network: a. Choose Digital Media Players > Advanced Tasks > System Tasks, and then click the blank page icon to create a new system task. b.

  • Page 21: Configuring Video Output

    Choose from the Select an Event Type list the – system task that you named in Step 5b. Click Submit. – Configuring Video Output In the Settings area, click DMP Display Attributes. Step 1 The display autodetection feature is enabled by default. If you are satisfied with the choices and entries that DMPDM made for you, you are done with this section and you can go now to the...

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    Apply. To test if your choices are suitable ones for your DMP Step 6 display, click Show IP in the DMP Mode area. Your DMP display should show a Cisco logo and should show the IP address for your DMP.

  • Page 23: Setting Up Centralized Management

    To make your configuration changes permanent, even Step 7 after you restart your DMP, do the following: a. Choose Administration > Save Configuration. b. On the Save Configuration page, click Save. Setting Up Centralized Management If your DMP will be managed centrally as part of a digital signage network, you must configure DMPDM and DMM-DSM to work together.

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    Specify in DMPDM which one DMM appliance Step 1 to trust. a. Choose Settings > Centralized Management. b. In the DMM-DSM Server Timeout (in seconds) field, enter the maximum number of seconds that your DMP should wait for a response from the trusted DMM appliance.

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    DMM-DSM and your DMP communicate over TCP Note port 7777 when centralized management is enabled. Throughout your digital signage network, confirm that Step 2 your centrally managed DMPs all share: • Identical user credentials for their DMP Web Account. • Identical user credentials for their DMP Service Account.

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    Specify in DMM-DSM the correct user credentials for Step 3 your centrally managed DMPs. a. Choose Settings > Server Settings. b. Enter the required values: Servlet Server Address — If you have not – already done so, enter the DNS-resolvable hostname and domain for the appliance that is serving DMM-DSM, like dmm.example.com.

  • Page 27: Learning About The Remote Control For Dmps

    DMP. When you buy this remote control, its product kit contains a printed copy of Remote Control Quick Start Guide for Cisco Digital Media Players. Alternatively, you can read the remote control quick start guide on Cisco.com.

  • Page 28: Learning About The Protective Case For Dmps

    • Is an adaptable and cost-effective alternative to construction. Cisco manufactures these protective cases in multiple sizes. The size that encloses a DMP 4305G chassis uses the Cisco part number 69-1802-01. When you buy a protective case, its product kit contains a printed copy of Protective Case Assembly and Mounting Guide for Cisco Digital Media Players.

  • Page 29: Product Documentation, Support, And Security

    For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html...

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