Configure Conference Template with 2048 kbps Line Rate for Microsoft Teams RealConnect Calls

When the RealPresence DMA system uses a standalone template for a conference, the system sends the specific properties to the MCU instead of pointing to one of the MCU’s conference profiles.

Procedure

  1. Go to Service Config > Conference Manager Settings > Conference Templates.
  2. In the Actions list, click Add.
  3. Specify the Common Settings based on the field descriptions in the following table:
    Common Settings Field Description

    Name

    Realconnect 6.0

    Description

    A brief description of the conference template (up to 50 characters).



  4. Specify the Polycom MCU General Settings based on the field descriptions in the following table:
    Polycom MCU General Settings Field Description

    Conference mode

    AVC only — Standard video conferencing mode supporting the H.264 Advanced Video Coding (AVC) compression standard. In an AVC conference, the MCU transcodes the video stream to each device in the conference to provide an optimal experience, based on its capabilities.

    Cascade for size

    Enables conferences using this template to span Polycom MCUs to achieve conference sizes larger than a single MCU can accommodate.

    Line rate 2048 kbps

    Advanced Settings

    Encryption

    Encrypt when possible — Endpoints supporting encryption join encrypted; others join unencrypted.

    Packet loss compensation (LPR and DBA)

    Enabled

    Enable FECC

    Enabled

    FW NAT keep alive

    Enabled

    Interval (seconds)

    30

    TIP compatibility

    None

    Font for text over video (MPMx or newer)

    Allows you to specify the font type for text displayed to participants in a conference. If using Default the system will display Heiti if a Chinese language is configured.

    Note: This property only applies when the MCU is configured for multilingual operation with Chinese (Simplified or Traditional) selected.


  5. Specify the Polycom MCU Video Quality based on the field descriptions in the following table:
    Polycom MCU Video Quality Field Description

    Video quality

    Sharpness — higher resolution

    Max resolution

    Auto (the default) imposes no limit

    Content Video Definition

    Content settings

    High-resolution graphics — higher bit rate for better graphics resolution

    Content Protocol Enable with H.264 HD.

    Send content to legacy endpoints (MPM+ or newer)

    Enables endpoints that don’t support H.239 to receive the Content channel over the video (People) channel



  6. Specify the Polycom MCU Video Settings based on the field descriptions in the following table:
    Polycom MCU Video Settings Field Description

    Auto layout

    Lets the system select the video layout based on the number of participants in conference.



  7. Specify the Polycom MCU Conference IVR based on the field descriptions in the following table.
    Polycom MCU Site Names Field Description

    Override default conference IVR service

    Enabled

    Conference IVR service

    Select No IVR. The No IVR is the IVR service name that is created in RealPresence Collaboration Server.



  8. Specify the Polycom MCU Site Names based on the field descriptions in the following table.
    Polycom MCU Site Names Field Description

    Display mode

    On — Always display site names.

    Font size

    12

    Color White font on red background

    Text Color

    White font

    Display position

    Top left

    Horizontal position

    0

    Vertical position

    0

    Background transparency 50


  9. Click OK.

    After you configure a conference template, the template is added to the conference templates list.