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Running the Media Server

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The Media Server is by default configured to run as a service/daemon on the installation machine. It can also run as a standalone console application for more detailed process information. Follow the instructions below that pertain to your Operating System below:

Running the LumenVox Media Server as a Service (on Windows)

  1. From the Windows Control Panel, choose Administrative Tools and then Services.
  2. Look for "LumenVox Media Server"
  3. Right click, and select Properties
  4. Set the startup type to Automatic (stopping the service first, if necessary). This is an important step if you intend to use the Media Server.
  5. Right click, and select Start

Running the LumenVox Media Server in Console Mode (on Windows)

  1. From the Windows Control Panel, choose Administrative Tools and then Services.
  2. Look for "LumenVox Media Server"
  3. Right click, and select Properties
  4. Stop the service and set startup type to Manual
  5. Open command prompt.
  6. Go to the installation folder (by default C:\Program Files\LumenVox\MediaServer\)
  7. Type LvMediaServer.exe -console

Running the LumenVox Media Server as a Service (on Linux : RHEL / CentOS)

  1. Type service lvmediaserverd start from any directory within the system.

This command can also be found in /sbin if needed.

Running the LumenVox Media Server as a Service (on Linux : Debian 5)

  1. Type /etc/init.d/lvmediaserverd start from any directory within the system.