Create a broadcast publishing point (LiveStream) that sources
from a live encoded stream.
Configure and enable archiving for LiveStream. For more
information, see To archive
Create an on-demand publishing point (ArchiveStream) that
sources from the LiveStream archive file. For more information, see
Sourcing from files.
Clients can connect to ArchiveStream at a later time
to view the broadcast from the beginning.
You can run the announcement wizards on the
Announce tab of the Windows Media Services snap-in to help
you create a multicast information file (.nsc) for your broadcast
publishing point (LiveStream) and an announcement file (.asx) for
your on-demand publishing point (ArchiveStream). For more
information, see Announcing
Clients that stream content from the archived
file that is being written to (ArchiveStream) cannot fast-forward
or rewind the content until archiving stops.
Play While Archiving is available only if
Windows Media Services 9 Series is running on the following
editions of the operating system: Windows Server 2003, Enterprise
Edition, or Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition. If you are
running Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, this feature is not