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To add IP addresses to resolve port 80 conflicts

  1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to %systemroot%\System32\Windows Media\Server\Admin\MMC.
  2. Double click WMSHttpSysCfg.exe.

The Windows Media Services HTTP Sys Configuration dialog box appears.

  1. In IP Address, type the IP address you want the HTTP.sys driver to use and click Add.
  2. Repeat step 3 to add any additional IP addresses.
  3. Restart HTTP.sys and Internet Information Services (IIS) by either restarting the computer or typing the following at the command prompt:

net stop http /y && iisreset

  1. To verify that IIS only binds to the newly added IP addresses, type the following at the command prompt:


  1. Start the Windows Media Services snap-in.
  2. In the console tree, click the server for which you want to enable HTTP streaming.
  3. In the details pane, click the Properties tab.
  4. In Category, click Control protocol.
  5. In Plug-in, click WMS HTTP Server Control Protocol, and then click Properties.
  6. In IP address, click Allow selected IP addresses to use this protocol, and then click the specific IP addresses you want to use from the list. Do not select the addresses that were added in step 3.
  7. Click OK to apply the change.
  8. In the details pane, in Plug-in, click WMS HTTP Server Control Protocol. Click Enable to make the HTTP protocol available for streaming content from your server.

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