Webex Meeting: Getting Started -Schedule (Host) and start a Meeting

As users around the globe are moving to remote workplaces, local network and telephony infrastructures are seeing increased traffic load. While Webex is continually increasing capacity, they are also working with their telephony vendors to ensure they have adequate capacity to support this increased volume traffic. However, in some situations, local service providers are experiencing issues with the high demand experienced due to increased remote users. Where possible, users may be encouraged to use "Use Computer for Audio" (VoIP) to help alleviate this issue.

The Webex Global Service Status provides updates to service issues. Please note all UW-Madison users must contact the DoIT Help Desk for assistance. Users contacting Cisco directly will be redirected to the DoIT Help Desk.

You are hosting a meeting, these directions will help you schedule the meeting through the web interface by going to uwmadison.webex.com.

Webex Meetings make hosting an online meeting easy. You can schedule a meeting in advance or start on right away. When it's time to meet, you can present and collaborate with your team as if you're in the same room.

The directions will refer to scheduling a meeting. For UW Madison scheduling a meeting from Outlook Desktop may be the preferred method of scheduling a Webex Meeting because it is currently connected to the UW Madison directory. This means that individuals can be searched and added to the invite. If you do not have Outlook Desktop scheduling a meeting through the browser interface- uwmadison.webex.com is suggested in this guide. This will not be tied to our directory and emails will need to be added manually rather than pulled from our directory.

This is a Cisco product- for more information see https://cisco.com/go/webex

Keywords:Webex, Webex Meeting, Cisco, Getting started, schedule a meeting, start a meeting   Doc ID:87600
Owner:KATHLEEN K.Group:Cisco Webex
Created:2018-11-07 11:02 CDTUpdated:2020-03-17 15:35 CDT
Sites:Cisco Webex, DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store
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