April 2018 Mediasite Administrator Update

Mediasite Users Group Meeting

Our MUG meeting is April 27, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. in Parks Shops 130. We will be discussing 7.2 new features and potential impacts on our deployment.

Mediasite Server, Recorder Disc Image and Software Versions

Production

  • Server version: 7.0.30, Build 3791.
  • Recorder disc image 7.1.13.
  • Most current recorder build: 7.1.14, Build 4995

Testing

  • Test server: 7.2.1, Build 1703
  • Recorder disc image 7.1.13
  • Recorder version: 7.1.14 Build 4995

SOFO most recent release

  • Recorder Build 5015
  • Mediasite Recorder 7.1.14 Build 5015 package that includes a new 7.1.14 image.

April Mediasite Server Maintenance

DELTA Mediasite server maintenance date is Saturday, April 21. Windows updates will be installed between 5 and 6 a.m.

Testing Your Production Workflow

The Mediasite testing environment is available 24/7.

  • Every Mediasite Instance is on the test server.
  • You have access to your test Instance, 24/7.
  • The URL is identical to your production instance URL except “-testing” is inserted after the college/department name, such as delta-testing, coe-testing, textiles-testing, etc.  
  • If you experience any difficulties, email mediasite-help@ncsu.edu.

All Sonic Foundry Release Notes, bug fixes and known issues are available on the Sonic Foundry Support website.

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 is on the OIT Accessibility website:

https://accessibility.oit.ncsu.edu/choosing-a-captioning-company/

More Information

Sonic Foundry

As always, For any NC State Mediasite information or help requests, email mediasite-help@ncsu.edu.