In the console tree, select the publishing point that contains
the content you want to announce.
In the details pane, click the Announce tab.
Click Unicast Announcement Wizard, and then follow the
steps in the wizard.
This procedure only applies to the Windows Media
For a broadcast publishing point, you can
announce your content by clicking either Unicast Announcement
Wizard (for a unicast stream) or Multicast Announcement
Wizard (for a multicast stream) and then following the steps in
If you change the list of stream formats after
the creation of the multicast information file, the existing file
is invalid. You must run the announcement wizard again to update
the file. You are not required to create a new announcement.
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.