After the encoder has started an encoding session, obtain the
connection URL of the encoder. The URL uses the following syntax:
example, http://encoder1:8080). This is the URL that you will use
to connect the Windows Media server to the encoder.
Start Windows Media Player on the computer running Windows
Media Services, and then enter the URL that you noted in the
Check that the encoded content is reproduced accurately in the
Player. Poor reproduction quality could indicate network problems
or an improper encoder setting.