Copy stations are the devices in your network from which incoming media will be copied, such as computer and server hard drives (internal and external). A copy station is selected during media processing.
The copy station may or may not be the device on which data is stored. For example, you may insert a USB drive into your laptop (the copy station), and data will be copied directly from the USB drive to a network server or location based on your project setting.
Ensure that the following issues are addressed before defining copy stations:
Specific Microsoft Windows security settings are required for each copy station. Ensure that the copy stations being added were previously configured.
Consider a description (naming) convention to make it easy for Media Manager users to identify needed copy stations when creating deliveries.
For each copy station to be added, identify the computer (Windows machine) name and the computer’s IP address.
Use the following procedures to configure copy stations: