Install and configure Logging Agent

To install and configure Logging Agent

  1. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Server Manager.

  2. In the console tree, expand Roles, right-click Streaming Media Services, and then click Add Role Services.

    The Add Role Services Wizard starts.

  3. In the Add Role Services Wizard, on the Select Role Services page, select the Logging Agent role service, and then complete the wizard.

    During installation, a message informs you that this role service requires additional role services. Click Add Required Role Services to close the message and continue with the installation.

    The Multicast and Advertisement Logging Agent ISAPI logging extension (Wmsiislog.dll) is copied into the following directory:


    The ISAPI logging extension properties are set in the registry. For more information about how to configure these settings, see ISAPI properties reference.

  4. Add a virtual directory that references %systemdrive%\WMPub\WMIISlog and grant the ISAPI logging extension (Wmsiislog.dll) executable permissions on the virtual root. For more information, see Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager Help.

  5. In the Windows Media Services snap-in, click the broadcast publishing point for which you want to log multicast information. If it is started, stop the publishing point.

  6. On the Properties tab for the publishing point, in Category, click Multicast streaming.

  7. In Plug-in, click WMS Multicast Data Writer, and then click Properties.

  8. On the Advanced tab, in Logging URL, type the URL of ISAPI logging extension (Wmsiislog.dll) on the Web server, for example:


  9. Click OK to apply the new setting to the plug-in.

  10. In the details pane, click the Enable button.

  11. Run the Multicast Announcement Wizard to update the multicast information file (a file that has an .nsc file name extension) for the broadcast publishing point.

See Also


ISAPI properties reference
Working with the Multicast Announcement Wizard