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Configure a Conference Server for the Domain

Configure a Conference Server for the Domain

Enabling conferencing on a domain allows you to create conferences as an instructional tool in your courses.

To enable the conferencing, you will need to set up an account with Elluminate. Once this is done, you will receive from Elluminate your main URL, username, and password to set up and join a conference.

1.

Click the Administration tab.

2.

Click the Administration link.

3.

Click Find.

4.

Select the criteria by which you want to search. You may either enter the whole item, or you may enter a partial term with the wildcard character *. Click Find.

5.

The search results display. To open the subdomain, click the row of the desired subdomain, and click OK.

6.

The new domain displays in the top left of the window.

7.

Click Edit. The Edit Domain box displays. Click the Conferencing tab.

8.

Currently, the only conference server type is Elluminate. Select Elluminate from the Type drop down menu. Contact your Elluminate server administrator to acquire your server URL, and your Username and Password. The URL will be similar to http://elluminate.your_institution.edu/webservice.event.

9.

Click Test to connect to the server. If the connection is successful, a "Successfully connected to the conference server" message will display.

10.

When the conference server is configured, click OK.