Install Media Server on Windows

Use the following procedure to install Media Server on Microsoft Windows operating systems, by using the IDOL Server installer.

The IDOL Server installer provides the major IDOL components. It also includes License Server, which Media Server requires to run.

To install Media Server

  1. Double-click the appropriate installer package:

    IDOLServer_VersionNumber_Platform.exe

    where:

    VersionNumber is the product version.
    Platform is your software platform.

    The Setup dialog box opens.

  2. Click Next.

    The License Agreement dialog box opens.

  3. Read the license agreement. Select I accept the agreement, and then click Next.

    The Installation Directory dialog box opens.

  4. Specify the directory to install Media Server (and optionally other components such as License Server) in. By default, the system installs on C:\HewlettPackardEnterprise\IDOLServer-VersionNumber. Click to choose another location. Click Next.

    The Installation Mode dialog box opens.

  5. Select Custom, and then click Next.

    The License Server dialog box opens. Choose whether you have an existing License Server.

    The Component Selection dialog box opens.

  6. Click Next.

  7. Select the check boxes for the components that you want to install, and specify the port information for each component, or leave the fields blank to accept the default port settings.

    For Media Server you must specify the following information:

    ACI Port The port that you want Media Server to listen on, for ACI actions.
    Service Port The port that you want Media Server to listen on, for service actions.

    If you want to install a Windows service for Media Server, select the Create Windows service check box and choose a name for the service. If you do not install a Windows service you can create one later by following the procedure in Install an IDOL Component as a Service on Windows.

    Click Next or Back to move between components.

  8. After you have specified your settings, the Summary dialog box opens. Verify the settings you made and click Next.

    The Ready to Install dialog box opens.

  9. Click Next.

    The Installing dialog box opens, indicating the progress of the installation. If you want to end the installation process, click Cancel.

  10. After installation is complete, click Finish to close the installation wizard.

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