The new rev of Recording Broker is available to everyone.
New in this release:
- Test functionality will poll configured brokers
- Broker Everything option
RecordingBroker is an application that detects recording conflicts and submits
recording requests to other brokers configured in the application.
The solution is contains two applications, RecordingBroker.exe and
RecordingBrokerService.exe. After installation Run RecordingBroker.exe and
click Save to write the settings to the registry, then start the service from
the Service MMC.
RecordingBroker.exe is the settings tool, use it to add
brokers and configure how the service behaves.
Port - the the port the server binds to
- how often, in seconds, WMC is polled for conflicts
- because this application could theoretically be used across firewalls
(if you wanted to create a relationship with a friend's WMC); this secret is
used to hash a portion of the request to verify that the other broker is
trusted. This must be set to the same value on all
Connection Timeout - how long the broker will wait
for a server to respond before failing
Broker Everything - Try to broker all local recordings
Other Brokers - is a
list of all the brokers that this machine has a relationship with; to add a
broker enter the hostname (or dns name) of the other machine in "New Broker" and
Settings must be "Save"d before exiting. After saving settings, restart the
service to have them take effect.
is a windows service that acts as
a tcp server so other brokers can communicate with that machine, and also polls
WMC for recording conflicts so it can send requests to other brokers.
Vista XP(MCE) Source