« on: April 23, 2007, 03:43:15 pm »
you can manually add a new MD from the web admin page:
Step1: Enable network boot in BIOS of PC which is going to be Media Director. After that every time you turn on your computer it will try to boot from network.
Step2: go to web admin page, devices->media directory, Press the 'Add device' button.
Step3: In the new window under “Device Template” drop-down menu chose 'Generic PC as MD' and press the Pick device template' button. After that you will see a message about preparation a data for new device. It can take 2-4 minutes. When setup procedure of MD finished you'll see a message on all active Orbiters that new device is configured and ready to use.
Step4: The new MD will appear in the “Media Directors” page
Step5: Now it's time to prepare ISO for new diskless MD. To do that just press the button “Setup Diskless Media Directors” and wait till operation will finish (you'll see a log output to the web page).
Click OK on the “Finished setting up diskless Media Directors” dialog box and then follow the instructions:
“Please wait for the setup process to complete, then do a ‘quick reload router’, and then you can boot up your new diskless media director”
Step6: Turn on your MD.