Specify where Windows Media Services can locate the content you
|Selected content type||Location syntax|
|Encoder||On the Encoder URL page, type the URL from
which the encoder is sending the content. The URL information is
available on the encoder machine. The URL has the following syntax:
If you do not specify a port number, the server will try to connect to the encoder on the default port of 8080.
|Playlist||On the File Location page, select one of the
following two options:
When you select this option, you do not specify a content
location at this time. Instead, the wizard will take you through
the steps involved in creating a new
When you select this option, you specify the location of the playlist file using a local path or an URL. For example:
Windows Media playlist files use a .wsx file name extension.
|One File||On the File Location page, type the name and
location of the file you want to stream. The file can be locally
stored on the server or available on a remote drive through a local
area network (LAN). For example:
Windows Media Services can stream files with the following file name extensions by default: .wma, .wmv, .asf, .wsx, and .mp3.
|Files||On the Directory Location page, type the
directory path to the content you want to stream. For example:
If you are creating an on-demand publishing point, select the
Enable access to directory content using wildcards check box
if you want to be able to stream all of the files in the directory
in order. You can then use an