To install the TV Server and Web-Interface on your Windows Home Server, follow these steps:

Install TV Server

  1. Click the “Install” link in Step 1: TV Server

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  2. The “Install MediaPortal TV Server” wizard will appear. Click “Next”.

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  3. Ensure that your server is connected to the Internet, then click “Next”.

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  4. Choose the database server you want to install and use. MySQL 5 is recommended.

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  5. Configure settings for the database server.

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    1. Installation directory: It is recommended to leave this setting as is.
    2. Password: Type a password for the database server administrator user.
    3. Configure Windows Firewall: Check this if you want to watch TV on network clients.
  6. Configure settings for the TV Server.

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    1. Installation directory: This can’t be changed.
    2. Configure Windows Firewall: Check this if you want to watch TV on network clients.
  7. Installation page: Here you see an overview of the components that will be installed. Click the “Install” button to begin with installation.

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  8. Installation has finished. Click “Next”.

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  9. The TV Server is now successfully installed.

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Install Web-Interface

  1. Click the “Install” link in Step 2: Web-Interface

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  2. The Web-Interface installs automatically, there is no interaction required.

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You can now proceed with the “Configure TV Server / Scan for channels” guide.

Last edited Jan 4, 2011 at 5:01 PM by akoeplinger, version 2

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