Windows 2003 to make a video server method


With the continuous development of audio and video coding technology and the development of broadband network technology, video transmission has become easier and less expensive, making the demand for video transmission growing. There are many network video server products on the market that meet the network transmission. This tutorial will explain how to build a cool video server in Win2003 in the simplest language.

We all know that Windows Media service adopts Streaming the way to transfer data. Files in the usual format must be completely downloaded to the local hard drive before they can be opened and run normally. Since multimedia files are usually large, it takes a long time to completely download to the local. The streaming media format file only needs to download a part locally, and then play it while downloading. Windows Media Services supports video files in ASF and WMV formats, as well as audio files in WMA and MP3 formats.

I. Installation of Windows Media Service

Although Windows Media Service is one of the components of Windows Server 2003 system, it is not automatically installed by default, but requires the user to manually Add to. In the Windows Server 2003 operating system, in addition to using the "Windows Components Wizard" to install Windows Media services, you can also use the "Configure your server wizard".

(1) When you just install the Windows Server 2003 operating system and enter Windows, the system will automatically run the "Manage your server" window. Click on the "Add or Remove Roles" hyperlink to display the "Configure Your Server Wizard" dialog box.

(2) Click the “Next” button in the dialog box, the computer will start to automatically detect all devices, operating systems, and detect all network settings. After the test is completed, the “Configure Options” dialog box will be displayed, and the “Custom Configuration” option will be selected to customize the network service required by the user.

(3) Click the “Next” button to display the “Server Role” dialog box, and list all available servers in the “Server Role” list box. Installation and uninstallation of most services in the system can be selected in this dialog.

(4) Select the "Streaming Media Server" option in the list box, and then click the "Next" button to display the "Select Summary" dialog box for viewing and Confirm the selected option.

(5) Click the “Next” button to display the “Configure Components” dialog box and follow the prompts to insert the Windows Server 2003 installation CD into the CD-ROM drive.

(6) After inserting the installation CD and clicking the “OK” button, the system will start to copy files from the CD and install the Windows Media service, and use the progress bar to represent the current installation progress.

(7) A dialog will be displayed after the installation is complete, indicating that the server has been successfully set up as a streaming media server.

(8) Click the “Complete" button to close the wizard and return to the "Manage your server" window, which will show that the streaming media server has been successfully installed.

In addition, Windows Media Services can also use the traditional "Add/Remove Programs" method to add installations in the "Control Panel". In the "Windows Components Wizard" dialog box, select the Windows Media Services check box and insert the Windows installation CD as prompted to complete the installation.

Once the Windows Media Service installation is complete, you will be returned to the "Manage Your Server" window. Click the "Manage this streaming media server" hyperlink on the right side of the "Streaming Media Server", or click “Start”->“Control Panel”->&ldquo The Management Tools >->Windows Media Services option will display the Windows Media Services window. All administrative work on Windows Media services can be done in this window.

This window introduces some basic knowledge about streaming media to understand it as a beginner. In the "Getting Started" tab, click on an option in the basics on the left to display an explanation of the item on the right.

Second, making streaming files

Web services can be used to publish HTML files, and video on demand services can be used to publish streaming media files. With Windows Media Encoder, files with file extensions .wma, .wmv, .asf, .avi, .wav, .mpg, .mp3, .bmp, and .jpg can be converted to stream files used by Windows Media services. The .asf, .wma, and .wmv file extensions represent the standard Windows Media file format. The .asf file extension is typically used for Microsoft Media-based content created with Windows Media Tools 4.0. The .wma and .wmv file extensions were introduced as standard naming conventions for Windows Media Encoders to allow users to easily distinguish between pure audio (.wma) files and video (.wmv) files. These three extensions can be used. Exchange use.

1. Install Windows Media Encoder

Windows Server 2003 does not come with Windows Media Encoder. You need to download the Simplified Chinese version of Windows Media Encoder on Microsoft official website, and then Perform the installation process. It should be noted that the encoder can be installed on a Windows Media server or on another computer. That is, the encoder only needs to be installed on a computer that performs the encoding (ie, the conversion file format).

(1) Double-click the downloaded Windows Media Encoder installation file to display the installation wizard dialog box, which shows the components that can be installed in this installation wizard.

(2) Click the “Next” button to display the “License Agreement” dialog box, asking the user to read the End User License Agreement, to access the user's acceptance of the terms of the license agreement, and then Click “I accept the terms in the license agreement" single option.

(3) Click on the “Next” button after the selection, the “Install Folder” dialog box will be displayed, and the Windows Media Code will be displayed in the “Installation Folder” text box. The location where the device will be installed. Of course, you can also type in other installation paths. Click the “Browse” button to select a different installation path.

(4) Click the “Next” button to display the “Ready to Install” dialog box, indicating that you can now start installing Windows Media Services.

(5) Click the “Install” button to install the file and start copying the file to the hard disk and install the Windows Media service. After the installation is complete, the Installation Complete dialog box will appear, indicating that the Windows Media Encoder 9 Series Installation Wizard has been successfully completed.

(6) Click the “Complete" button to complete the installation and restart the computer as prompted.

Click the “Start”->“Programs”->Windows Media->“Windows Media Encoder" option to run the Windows Media Encoder and display “Windows Media Encoder” window. Previous123Next page Total 3 pages

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