Install Media Server from the ZIP Package

You can install Media Server from the standalone ZIP package. Use the ZIP package if you want to install Media Server without installing other IDOL components. If you need to install other IDOL components you can install Media Server using the IDOL Server installer (see Install Media Server on Windows or Install Media Server on UNIX).

To install Media Server from the ZIP package (on Windows)

  1. Extract the contents of the ZIP package to your chosen installation directory.
  2. Install all of the redistributables located in the runtime folder. These install prerequisites that are necessary to run Media Server.

  3. Modify the parameters in the [License] section of the Media Server configuration file so that Media Server can query your License Server. For information about how to do this, see Configure the License Server Host and Port.
  4. (Optional) If you want to run Media Server as a Windows service, create the service by following the instructions in Install an IDOL Component as a Service on Windows.
  5. Start Media Server by following the instructions in Start Media Server.

To install Media Server from the ZIP package (on Linux)

  1. Extract the contents of the ZIP package to your chosen installation directory.
  2. Modify the parameters in the [License] section of the Media Server configuration file so that Media Server can query your License Server. For information about how to do this, see Configure the License Server Host and Port.
  3. (Optional) If you want to run Media Server as a service, create the service by following the instructions in Install an IDOL Component as a Service on Linux.
  4. Start Media Server by following the instructions in Start Media Server.


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