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Windows Media Encoder XML with Authentication

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This one has been bugging me for quite a while: I needed to be able to run a live, PUSH encoding session on startup that was required to authenticate to the Windows Media Services server. When you use the WME GUI, clicking the Start Encoding button will pop-up a dialog box where you can enter in your user name and password. However if you save your encoding settings as a .WME file and try to run it using the WM Command Script, it won't be able to authenticate and your stream will not start broadcasting. It took a lot of trial and error since I couldn't find any documentation on what elements and attributes the server allows, but I found out how to make it work. Read the rest of this entry »