To configure and
enable the WMS Digest Authentication plug-in
In the console tree, click the server or publishing point for
which you want to configure the plug-in.
In the details pane, click the Properties tab.
In Category, click Authentication.
In Plug-in, select WMS Digest Authentication, and
then click Properties.
In Realm, type the domain or other operating system
authentication to which the publishing point or server
In the details pane, click the Enable button.
If the realm is not specified, you must provide
the fully qualified domain name and the user name in order to
obtain access to the server.
The authentication and authorization plug-ins
work together to grant clients access to streaming media content.
If an authorization plug-in is enabled, but no authentication
plug-in is enabled, unicast clients cannot access the server.
The WMS Digest Authentication plug-in is
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, this feature
is not supported.