Add digital media files to the server
Published: April 26, 2010
Updated: October 4, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 Essentials
The server administrator can add digital media to shared folders in the media library by accessing the server directly, or by using the Remote Web Access site to sign in to the Dashboard. Other users can add media files to the server by using the Shared Folders connection on the Launchpad, by using the Remote Web Access site, or by using the My Server app for Windows Phone. For information about playing media, see Play streaming media.
|You can also upload media files to the server by using the My Server app for Windows Phone. You can download the My Server app from the Windows Phone store. For more information about the My Server app for Windows phone, see My Server phone app for Windows Server 2012 Essentials blog.|
Use one of the following methods to sign in to the server:
For information about logging on to Remote Web Access, see Log on to Remote Web Access.
For information about signing in with Launchpad, see Overview of the Launchpad in Windows Server Essentials.
- For information about logging on to Remote Web Access, see Log on to Remote Web Access.
Search for and click the folder for the media that you are adding.
Copy and paste, or drag-and-drop the media files that you want add to the appropriate shared folder on the server.