Mediasite Administrator Update, October 2016

For help with any Mediasite issues, please contact mediasite-help@ncsu.edu.

Test your production workflow

The Mediasite testing environment is always available for you. The test server is on version 7.0.28. The latest recorder version is the 7.1.10 image and 7.1.11 software.

  • Every Mediasite Instance is on the test server.
  • You have access to your test Instance, 24/7.
  • The URL is instancename-testing.online.ncsu.edu/online/manage
  • If for some reason you can’t log in, or someone on your team can’t log in, contact us at mediasite-help@ncsu.edu.

Recorder version 7.1.11 Features and Fixes

As a convenience, we’ve compiled the 7.1.11 new features, major fixes and known issues in a Google Document: https://docs.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/document/d/1asK8wbvAyQQoNTCp7g0KDi2ofJAYxBXT7-DI3BhPWPs/edit?usp=sharing

This information has been gleaned from the 7.1.11 Release Notes on the Sonic Foundry support site: https://support.sonicfoundry.com/Document/File/Mediasite-Recorder-7-1-11-Build-3395-Release-Notes

New Recorders will have 7.1.10 Image and 7.1.xx Software

If you receive a “refresh” recorder or purchase a new recorder this coming year, it will come with the 7.1.10 image and 7.1.xx software.

October Server Maintenance

The Fall break maintenance window is Thursday, October 6 through Saturday, October 8. There may be brief disruptions to DELTA-supported services, including Mediasite, during this time.

The next scheduled monthly Windows Updates for the Mediasite servers is Saturday, October 22 from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. For further information and future updates, please see the Updates and Maintenance Schedule: https://wolfware.ncsu.edu/updates-maintenance/

Closed Captioning

When working with a captioning provider, always reference the NC State Convenience Contract 298479 to ensure you receive the discounted rate. Information about NC State closed captioning contract & contract rates can be found here: https://accessibility.ncsu.edu/multimedia/internal/providers.html

More Information

For any Mediasite information or to send Mediasite help requests, email mediasite-help@ncsu.edu.

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