6429 Configuring and Managing Windows Media Services for Windows Server 2008


Course Description

 This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage Windows Media Services.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for existing Windows Media Services (WMS) Streaming Media Services Technology Specialists and other Technology Specialists interested in expanding their job skills to include WMS.

Prerequisite(s) Recommended

  • CompTIA Network+ Certification

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Configure Live Streaming solutions.
  • Configure On-Demand Streaming solutions.
  • Configure service roles.
  • Configure logging and plug-ins.
  • Configure Advanced Streaming solutions 7.0.
  • Configure WMS availability solutions.

Course Outline

Course Outline

1 – Configuring Live Streaming Solutions

  • Overview of Windows Media Server
  • Implementing Windows Media Server
  • Implementing Live Content Streaming

2 – Configuring On-Demand Streaming Solutions

  • Configuring Data Sources for On Demand Streaming
  • Implementing On Demand Streaming Solutions
  • Implementing Distribution Servers

3 – Configuring Service Roles

  • Installing Service Roles
  • Configuring Protocols and Limits
  • Troubleshooting Connectivity

4 – Configuring Logging and Plug-Ins

  • Configuring Client Logging
  • Configuring Event Notification
  • Configuring Caching and Proxy
  • Configuring Bandwidth Limits

5 – Configuring Advanced Streaming Solutions

  • Overview of Playlists
  • Creating and Editing Playlists
  • Configuring Advertising

6 – Configuring WMS Availability Solutions

  • Overview of High Availability
  • Server to Server Publishing Points
  • Configuring Authentication
  • Configuring Content Access
  • Digital Rights Management


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