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Microsoft NetMeeting: How It Can Work for You

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Microsoft NetMeeting: How It Can Work for You

  1. 1. Microsoft NetMeeting : How It Can Work for You Lara Thurman NetMeeting Beta Support Lead MPS-D Microsoft Corporation
  2. 2. Agenda of Presentation <ul><li>What is Microsoft ® NetMeeting ® </li></ul><ul><li>How to get NetMeeting </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Setup and Use </li></ul><ul><li>Tools and Features </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Is NetMeeting <ul><li>Use data conferencing tools between an unlimited number of participants </li></ul><ul><li>Use audio and video between two people </li></ul><ul><li>Share and collaborate on applications </li></ul><ul><li>Use tools such as chat, whiteboard, and file transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Control the desktop remotely </li></ul>NetMeeting enables you to communicate with others over the Internet or your local intranet. Using NetMeeting you can:
  4. 4. How to Get NetMeeting <ul><li>Windows ® 98 Second Edition, Windows ® 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Update Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer 5.1 and later </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.Microsoft.com/windows/NetMeeting/ </li></ul>
  5. 5. NetMeeting 3 System Requirements <ul><li>Windows 95 ® , Windows 98, Windows NT ® 4.0 with SP3, Windows 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer 4.01 or later </li></ul><ul><li>32 megabytes of RAM </li></ul><ul><li>28.8 Kbps or faster modem, ISDN, or LAN connection </li></ul><ul><li>Sound card with microphone and speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Video capture card or camera that provides a Video for Windows capture driver </li></ul>
  6. 6. Running the Startup Wizard <ul><li>First screen: information about NetMeeting </li></ul><ul><li>Second screen: user information </li></ul><ul><li>Third screen: directory server information </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth screen: shortcut placement </li></ul>
  7. 7. Startup Wizard (continued) <ul><li>Fifth screen: preparing for audio </li></ul><ul><li>Sixth screen: audio setup </li></ul><ul><li>Seventh screen: microphone setup </li></ul><ul><li>Eighth screen: finish setup </li></ul>
  8. 8. Setting Options <ul><li>Items that can be configured: </li></ul><ul><li>Directory information </li></ul><ul><li>Directory settings </li></ul><ul><li>Network bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>Gatekeeper settings </li></ul><ul><li>Gateway settings </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul>
  9. 9. General Tab in Options <ul><li>Configurable Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Directory information </li></ul><ul><li>Directory settings </li></ul><ul><li>Run in background </li></ul><ul><li>Taskbar icon </li></ul><ul><li>Bandwidth and advanced calling </li></ul>
  10. 10. Security Tab in Options <ul><li>Encryption </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Secure calls are data only </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Authentication Certificates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same security interface as Internet Explorer </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Audio Tab in Options <ul><li>List of supported drivers is located at: </li></ul><ul><li> http://www. microsoft .com </li></ul><ul><li> / netmeeting / </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced allows you to select a preferred Codec for your sound compression </li></ul>
  12. 12. Video Tab in Options <ul><li>Automatically send and receive video </li></ul><ul><li>Determine send image size and quality </li></ul><ul><li>Specify video camera to use </li></ul>
  13. 13. Deploying NetMeeting <ul><li>All these options and more can be pre-configured and rolled out with the NetMeeting 3.01 Resource Kit Wizard, which is available on the Microsoft Web site at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.microsoft.com/windows/NetMeeting /Corp/reskit/default.asp </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. NetMeeting User Interface <ul><li>T.120 data </li></ul><ul><li>H.323 audio/video </li></ul><ul><li>Main NetMeeting window </li></ul><ul><li>User Interface </li></ul>
  15. 15. How to Make Direct Calls <ul><li>IP </li></ul><ul><li>Friendly name </li></ul><ul><li>Secure calls </li></ul>
  16. 16. Using MSN™ Messenger or the Microsoft Internet Directory to Call <ul><li>MSN Messenger </li></ul><ul><li>Preferred method of connecting </li></ul><ul><li>Inviting people </li></ul>
  17. 17. Using Directory Server to Call <ul><li>Choosing Internet Locator Service (ILS) </li></ul><ul><li>Logging on </li></ul><ul><li>Directory listing </li></ul><ul><li>Initiating call </li></ul>
  18. 18. Conferencing Tools <ul><li>Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Whiteboard </li></ul><ul><li>File Transfer </li></ul>
  19. 19. Conferencing Tools (continued) <ul><li>Application and Program sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Remote desktop sharing </li></ul>
  20. 20. Server Solutions <ul><li>Multipoint Control Units ( MCU) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exchange Conferencing Server </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet Locator Service (ILS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Site Server Component </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gateway </li></ul><ul><li>Gatekeeper </li></ul>
  21. 21. For More Information <ul><li>http://www.microsoft.com/windows/netmeeting/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.microsoft.com/windows/NetMeeting/Corp/reskit/default.asp </li></ul>

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