NMX for Multiscreen



Course Description:

Harmonic's NMX Digital Service Manager is the definitive video network management solution, encompassing a powerful set of tools for monitoring and managing Harmonic compressed digital video and audio systems. In this instructor-led course, students learn how to configure and manage multiscreen and internet streaming delivery using NMX and Harmonic's Electra-X and Packager-XOS transcoding, packaging, and publishing platforms.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, students will be able to configure and monitor an end-to-end multiscreen delivery system and view streaming output on a tablet device.

Course Prerequisites:

A basic knowledge of networking, TCP/IP, and video compression (MPEG-2, MPEG-4). Harmonic also recommends that students have prior experience with NMX, complete the NMX Essentials training on Harmonic University, and/or attend Harmonic's NMX for Broadcast training.

Course Duration:

1-3 Days


Module 1: Multiscreen overview

  • Discuss multiscreen definition
  • Adaptive bitrate transcoding
  • Multiscreen delivery architectures
  • Overview of Harmonic multiscreen platforms
  • Common multiscreen streaming protocols

Module 2: Multiscreen platforms

  • Multiscreen platform product overview
  • Packager-XOS server
  • Platform specifications and interfaces

Module 3: MediaGrid for multiscreen

  • MediaGrid for multiscreen
  • MediaGrid overview
  • MediaGrid protocols
  • MediaGrid scale-out architecture

Module 4: NMX overview

  • NMX system architecture
  • NMX applications overview
  • Using the NMX network group map
  • Alarm management
  • NMX administration
  • Creating a new database catalog
  • Configuring NMX options

Module 5: Electra X2 platform

  • Electra X2 features
  • Electra X2 multiscreen support
  • Electra X2 specifications and interfaces

Module 6: Service configuration for Electra X2 and Packager XOS

  • Adding an Electra X2 to the network group map
  • Adding a Packager-XOS to the network group map
  • Creating a new service configuration
  • Adding the source input transport
  • Adding the multi bitrate output transport
  • Creating the transcoding profiles
  • Configuring the packaging and publishing profiles
  • Monitoring services and using the alarm log

Module 7: Multiscreen redundancy

  • Multiscreen redundancy scenarios
  • Using NMX to configure multiscreen redundancy
  • NMX redundancy operations
  • Building a redundancy NMX network group map

Module 8: Monitoring and troubleshooting

  • Submitting a field report
  • Using NMX for monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Network check points
  • Troubleshooting multiscreen streaming protocols


Type Location Duration Number of Students Price Part Number
Classroom Harmonic Facility 3 days Individual $4,500 per student TNG-NMX-MULTI-PP
Classroom Harmonic Facility 3 days Group, maximum of 8 students $8,000 per group TNG-NMX-MULTI-GROUP
Classroom Onsite 3 days Group, maximum of 8 students $10,000 per group TNG-NMX-MULTI-SITE
Webinar Online 1 day Group, maximum of 12 students $1,500 per group TNG-NMX-MULTI-WEBINAR


Dates Times Location Status
Feb 5-7, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm San Jose, CA Open Register
May 21-23, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm Issy-les-Moulineaux, France Open Register

Harmonic Training Centers

Harmonic Training Centers are located at our corporate headquarters in San Jose, CA, and at our office in Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France.
Students are responsible for their own transportation and hotel reservations. Please click the Hotel information link below for local hotel information. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch are provided on training days.

San Jose, CA
4300 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95134
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Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
12, rue Rouget de l’Isle
1st Floor
Issy les Moulineaux, 92130
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