Specifying the URL to the
multicast information file
Determine the method that players can use to access the
multicast information (.nsc) file. The player needs to access the
multicast information (.nsc) file either from an HTTP server or a
UNC path. If you specify a UNC path,
the player must have at least read permission to the path.
Web server. Click this option if you will make the .nsc
file available by using a Web site. Accept the default name and
location or enter a different one.
Network share. Click this option if you will be making
the .nsc file available by sharing a network resource. Enter the
path and file name of the multicast information file you want the
player to access.
If the Web server address of your .nsc file
specifies a port other than 80, you must specify the port in the
URL. The following is an example of a URL that uses a non-standard
Multicast streaming and the WMS Multicast Data
Writer plug-in are available only if Windows Media Services 9
Series is running on the following editions of the operating
system: Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition and Windows Server
2003, Datacenter Edition. If you are running Windows Server 2003,
Standard Edition, these features are not supported.