On the Action menu, click Add Publishing Point
Complete the steps in the wizard, making sure to select the
On the Content Type page, click Files (digital media
or playlists) in a directory.
On the Publishing Point Type page, click On-demand
On the Directory Location page, type the location of the
training content. Make sure the content files are in the order that
you want them to be viewed.
On the Content Playback page, if it is important that
your training is viewed in a specific order, make sure that the
Loop and Shuffle check boxes are cleared.
On the Completing the Add Publishing Point Wizard page,
you can start other wizards to help you create announcements and
Create an .asx or .htm file. Click this option if you
want to provide users with an announcement file that they can use
to connect to your training seminar. The Unicast Announcement
Wizard or the Multicast Announcement Wizard will start.
Create a .wsx file. Click this option if you want to
play certain content to users before they connect to the training
seminar. This option is useful for providing curriculum
identification, course provider information, or legal notices. You
can also specify content to be played at the end of your training
seminar, but users will not receive that content if they close
their players before the end of the session. The Create Wrapper
Wizard will start.
Create both a .wsx file then .asx file. Click this
option if you want to use the wizards to create both a wrapper
playlist and an announcement.
In the console tree, click the publishing point you have
In the details pane, click the Properties tab.
In Category, click General.
If you want clients to be able to use a single link to access
all of the content, enable the Enable access to directory
content using wildcards property. If you want clients to be
able to access the content files individually, make sure the
Enable access to directory content using wildcards property
is disabled, and then use the Unicast Announcement Wizard to create
individual announcement files for each content file.
You can combine your presentation with a Web
site that contains background information and links to additional
resources. Reference the announcement files within the Web site to
give visitors easy access to your content.
You can use a digital media presentation program
such as Microsoft Producer for PowerPoint 2002 to integrate video,
audio, slides, HTML, and custom backgrounds into a presentation.
Presentations created using Microsoft Producer can be streamed
using Windows Media Services.
This procedure only applies to the Windows Media