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MCTS Windows Server® 2008 R2 Complete: Study Guide by William Panek

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Configuring a Media Server

The Fax Server role is not the only valuable service that Windows Server 2008 R2 can provide. A Windows Media server (see Figure 23.2) can improve communication and instruction in an organization.

FIGURE 23.2 Windows Media server

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A Windows Media server delivers digital media to clients across a network using Windows Media Services 2008 R2. What this service does is translate a client’s request for media into a physical path on the server that is hosting the content.

It will provide advanced features such as multicast streaming when installed on the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows ...

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