By grouping servers, you can monitor their performance in one
area of the Windows Media Services snap-in, making it possible to
organize your servers according to your needs. For example, you can
group your servers by administrative area, business application,
geographic location, or content source.
The group summary page provides the total number of players and the total amount of
bandwidth being used by the server
group. This allows you to determine when to add additional
resources or when to establish limits on your servers. It also
provides a quick way to see the status for all the servers in your
This information only applies to the Windows
Media Services snap-in. Group management is not supported in
Windows Media Services Administrator for the Web.