Manage media server using the Dashboard
Published: August 21, 2012
Updated: October 4, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Windows Server 2012 Essentials makes it possible to perform common administrative tasks by using the Windows Server 2012 Essentials Dashboard. The Media tab of server Settings page of the Dashboard provides the following:
Media server section: The Turn on/Turn off button enables you to turn media streaming on or off.
Video streaming quality section: The drop-down arrow enables you to choose the video streaming quality of the videos that are played from the server.
Media library section: Displays the name of the media library. The default name of the library is called Digital Media Library which is created when you turn on media streaming. To change the media library name, see Rename the media library.
You can click Customize, to customize the folders that are shared into the media library. For more information, see Allow or restrict access to a media library on the server