Cisco Meeting Server

"Cisco Meeting" is a service of the DESY-IT department for hosting and joining telephone, web and video conferences. The Cisco Meeting Software for Windows can be installed via DSM/NetInstall, please see box on the right for download links for Apple devices and external Windows users. With the web browsers Google Chrome or Firefox Cisco Meeting can be used directly under, but we recommend using the software. Important note for Apple Mac users: Please do not use your Safari browser for this!

All holders of a DESY account can log in with their DESY login credentials (an additional account is not necessary):

Username:  (user-id= DESY username)

Password: DESY Password (Windows- / Kerberos-Password)

After logging in you can setup various so called "Spaces" (virtual meeting rooms). As long as a Space exists, accessing this Space is possible at any time. Spaces can therefore be related to persons or projects.

Attend a Cisco Meeting

Guest access to a Cisco Meeting is possible..

  • via weblink with Firefox or Google Chrome
  • by opening the Cisco Meeting Software > click "Back" > "Join meeting as a guest" > paste weblink in the relevant input field
  • via SIP Client (e.g. video conference system) by using the video address (e.g.
  • via telephone using the DESY extension -6060. After prompted enter the Space ID (e.g. 12345) followed by the pound key (#)

Direct weblink and Space ID can be found in the invitation text by clicking the "Invite" button in the Cisco Meeting interface.

web access
download Cisco Meeting software