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-====== DFN videoconference Service ​====== +====== ​DFNconf - The video conferencing service of DFN ======
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-=====The DFN offers three video conferencing services:===== +===== Login to video conference meeting rooms and lectures ​===== 
-   *  [[#DFNconf - The new Conference Service|DFNconf - The new Conference Service]] +You can open, create and manage videoconference meeting rooms and lectures ​via your organizer account. \\
-   ​* ​ [[#Web conferencing service ​via Adobe Connect|Web conferencing service via Adobe Connect]] +
-   ​* ​ [[#​DFNVC|DFNVC]]+
 +[[https://​my.conf.dfn.de/​pexip/​| organized login]] ​
-===== DFNconf - The new Conference Service ===== 
-The DFNconf service will be available shortly. ​ 
 +===== Access to DFNconf =====
 +There are [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​beschreibung-des-dienstes/​zugangswege/​| several ways]] to access it. Depending on the equipment, you can participate in meetings via browser-based access, SIP/H.323 or telephone. Browser-based access is via a meeting URL, which you can access via Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS or Android. Dedicated VC room systems or VC clients are used for access via SIP or H.323.
 +===== Overview DFNconf =====
 +With the DFNconf service, the DFN-Verein offers its users in the scientific community the opportunity to hold video, audio and web conferences. The service is tailored to the needs of research and teaching and provides the central technical components required.
 +If you want to get to know the service, [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​fileadmin/​dokumente/​DFNConf/​Flyer_DFNconf.pdf| here]] will give you a good overview.
 +Two service components are at your disposal:
 +  * With the new platform, you can conduct video conferences with excellent video and audio properties. Other features: Use of dedicated VC systems and simple web-based access, maximum 23 participants.
 +  * If you're planning elearning events or webinars for up to 200 participants,​ you can still use our Adobe Connect web conferencing service.
 +===== Requirement for using the service =====
 +The [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​zugang-zum-dienst/​| access to service]] requires that your institution is connected to the science network via the DFNInternet service.
-===== Web conferencing service via Adobe Connect ​===== +===== Individual registration as meeting organizer ​===== 
-As an alternative ​to DFNVC video conferences the DFN also provides a [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​en/​webkonferenzdienst-ueber-adobe-connect/|web conferencing service]]. On the DFN page [[https://​webconf.vc.dfn.de/​system/​login?​domain=webconf.vc.dfn.de&​next=%2Fadmin%3Fdomain%3Dwebconf.vc.dfn.de&​set-lang=de&​OWASP_CSRFTOKEN=7e69659481e31718b8432de488be2ac79cf3f7c9fe49724e71cec6e63fc657eb|DFNconf Webkonferenzen]] +To actively use the service as a meeting organizer and to generate meeting rooms, [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​registrierung-als-meetingveranstalter/|registration]] is required.
-select the button "​Anmeldung über DFN-AAI"​ and select your institution on the following website.  +
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-You can use the Web conferencing service without prior registration as a meeting organizer. This service uses Adobe flash and enables you to join a video conference with your web browser. This service offers further features like application and data sharing, chat, whiteboard and document exchange.+
 +===== Information for meeting participants =====
 +If you have received an invitation mail for a meeting as [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​informationen-fuer-meetingteilnehmer/​|participant]],​ select the appropriate dial-in from the options offered in the mail. No registration is necessary.
-===== DFNVC =====+===== Application scenarios ​===== 
 +The DFNconf service offers solutions for various application scenarios. As a meeting organizer, you can choose, among other things, whether the planned event involves ​  
 +  * a meeting is about, 
 +  * a course, or 
 +  * the service is to be used in conjunction with a Learning Management System (LMS).
-==== Prerequisite for using the DFNVC ==== +You can create individual meeting rooms, customize ​your meeting rooms and control your meetings
-GWDG users can use the DFN's video conference service DFNVC. Central entry point for DFNVC video conferences is https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​videokonferenzen/​. Before you can use the DFNVC service you need to register ​your videoconferencing devices  +The participants ​of a meeting are notified by e-mail and can dial in via different access paths depending on their individual equipment.
-or software at one of our gatekeeper servers. This is described below (see [[#​Registration of video conferencing devices at the GWDG Gatekeeper servers|Registration of video conferencing devices at the GWDG Gatekeeper servers]]) or check the DFNVC site  [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​videokonferenzen/​zugangswege/​h323/​| H.323 prerequisites]] +
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-The next step is the reservation ​of your own video conference number for DFNVC.+
 +For detailed information on the services offered, see the description of the 
 +[[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​beschreibung-des-dienstes/​|service ]].
-==== Reservation of a video conference number for DFNVC ==== 
-To establish a videoconference connection to a desired subscriber via DFNVC service you need a so called videoconference number. This number is somthing like a telephone number of your video conference. On the [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​en/​videoconferencing-dfnvc/​start/​|video conference start page]] you can reserve an ever lasting video conferencing number. 
-==== Video conference procedure ​==== +===== The old platform DFNVC =====
-A conference starts as soon as the first device connects to the DFN's MCU (Multipoint Control Unit) with the number you have reserved.  +
-The other paticipants have to do the same. During a video conference all DFN video conferencing services can be used the DFNVC via [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​en/​videoconferencing-dfnvc/​start/​|Internet portal]].+
 +==== Use of the DFNVC ====
 +The DFN video conferencing service [[https://​www.conf.dfn.de/​en/​video-conferencing/​ |DFNVC]], based on H.323 or SIP, which has been available since 2003, will continue to be offered in the new DFNconf service until further notice. The DFNVC video conferencing service is an ad hoc service. This means that you can hold a conference at any time of the day or night without operator support. As with a telephone, you dial the conference number with your terminal device and are immediately connected to your conference. The first terminal device automatically starts the conference, it ends again when the last terminal device is replaced. ​
 +Before you can use the DFNVC service, you must register your videoconferencing device or software with one of our gatekeeper servers. Please contact support@gwdg.de for more information. Registration is also possible directly at the DFN gatekeeper.
-==== Registration of video conferencing devices at the GWDG Gatekeeper servers ​==== +==== Dial-in to a video conference ​==== 
-Registering to one of the GWDG's Gateway servers enables you to use the DFNVC service. GWDG has a contract with the DFN to use its service. Therefore GWDG can offer these services to the University of Göttingen and the Max Planck Society. It is also possible to register directly at the DFN Gatekeeper to use the DFNVC service. +The [[https://www.conf.dfn.de/​beschreibung-des-dienstes/​zugangswege/​sip-h323/|Dial-in]] into a videoconference is done with the corresponding syntax.
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-To register your devices at our Gatekeeper you have to set the following values in your device:\\ +
-  * E.164 number +
-  * H.323 alias name +
-  * IP address of one GWDG Gatekeeper server +
-You get the GWDG Gatekeeper'​s IP address during the registration process. Please contact <​support@gwdg.de> for registration. +
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-=== Examples for E.164 numbers and H.323 aliases === +
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-===1. Allocation of E.164 numbers=== +
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-00 49 551 39 0 4467\\  +
-0049 551 201 0 1552\\  +
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-| 49   | country code for germany | +
-| 551 | prefix for Göttingen | +
-| 39 respectively 201 | Phone numbers taken from the main connection | +
-| 0 | Additional identification as an E.164 number | +
-| 4467 resp 1552 | shunt numbers of the telephones in the video conferencing rooms | +
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-===2. Allocation of H.323 aliases for better identifcation=== +
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-goe-gwdg-maier \\ +
-goe-uzpr-konferenzraum\\ +
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-| goe | City| +
-|gwdg respectively uzpr | shorthand symbol of the institute | +
-| maier respectively konferenzraum | Name or location| +
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-==== Dialling ​into a videoconference ​via phone ==== +
-=== General === +
-To participate in a videoconference via phone DFNVC Service offers an additional phone number to call in. This number supports up to 160 concurrent phone calls, however the number of simultaneous participants in one conference ​is limited to 40 phone calls. Dialing this number will cost a normal phone call to Germany. If your phone is serviced by DFNTelephony, ​the call will be free of any additional chargeThis is also valid for mobile phone numbers within the frame contract between DFN and T-Mobile. +
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-=== Dialling into a videoconference via phone === +
-Dialling into a videoconference takes place via direct call. Dial the following gateway number followed by the conference_id.  +
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-| 030-200 | conference_id | +
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-Remarks:​\\ +
-Pressing *6 mutes your phone. Pressing *6 again unmutes your phone. +
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 +==== Dial-in to a videoconference by phone ====
 +To participate in a videoconference over the telephone, dial the following DFN gateway number followed by the conference ID. (Note: Pressing *6 mutes your phone. Press *6 again to unmute your phone.)
 +**030-200 conference_ID **