I'm a newbie to WM Encoder / Server and I hope someone can help me with an
authentication issue (I've gone back and forth between the help files for
both products and can't seem to find an answer).
I've set up a push of a live stream from the WM Encoder on one machine to a
WM Server on another machine. Besides the WM Encoder connection, the server
needs to accept anonymous connections from end users subscribing to the
When I start the stream on the WM Encoder, I get prompted for a userid and
password on the WM Server. What is the resource used on the server that is
requesting authentication? I'd like to set an ACL on the Server resource to
use a limited authority userid that is only used to authenticate the PUSH
sessions from the Encoders. The authentication the server documentation
talks about only seems to refer to the downstream subscribers.
Can anyone give me some info on how to set up the authentication? Also, the
server runs as a member of a domain. Does the logon used have to be a
domain user account or can I set up a local user account for the