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To configure a multicast stream from a broadcast publishing point

  1. In the console tree, click the broadcast publishing point from which you want to multicast content. If the publishing point is started, click Stop.
  2. In the details pane, click the Properties tab.
  3. In Category, click Multicast streaming.
  4. In Plug-in, click WMS Multicast Data Writer, and then click the Properties button.

    The WMS Multicast Data Writer Properties dialog box appears.

  5. In Destination multicast IP address and port,specify the parameters for the multicast distribution by using the following settings:
  6. Select the Enable unicast rollover check box to allow clients to connect to a server to receive the content, and then do one of the following:
  7. Click the Advanced tab. If you have multiple network interface cards on your server, in IP address of the network interface card to multicast from, click the appropriate IP address.
  8. In Logging URL, type the URL to the Internet Server Application Programming Interface (ISAPI) directory; for example, http://server_name/scripts/wmsiislog.dll, where server_name is the name of the Internet Information Services (IIS) computer.
  9. Click OK to apply your configuration to the plug-in, and then click the Enable button to use the plug-in on the publishing point.
  10. To create a multicast announcement, click the Announce tab, and then click Run Multicast Announcement Wizard.
  11. To start your publishing point, in the console tree, click the publishing point. In the details pane, click the Monitor tab, and then click Start.

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