Use these settings to enable your server to respond to
authentication requests from other servers.
Settings in this area identify the user account
used for distribution authentication.
Type the user name that you want the server to use
on the network.
Type the password that authenticates the server on
Type the password again to be sure that you have
specified it correctly.
The credentials specified in this property are
used to respond to authentication requests from other Windows Media
servers and from Web servers. If Windows Media Services receives an
authentication request from a proxy server, it will use the
credentials specified in the proxy settings of the WMS Network Data
If Windows Media Services is sourcing from a
dynamic playlist and Internet Information Services (IIS)
authentication is enabled on the Web server, the user name and
password you specify on this tab are used to authenticate the
connection. Ensure the user name and password entered in the
Credentials Properties dialog box match those required by
IIS. For more information about dynamic playlists, see Using dynamic sources.