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    Cannot play msic

    I have a Vortex Box. Ripped CD's are viewable on the LMS, but songs don't play. I get a message that LMS does not find my player despite the fact that it sees all the albums that I have ripped. What do I need to do to fix this?

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    LMS and player are two different things. LMS itself is not a player.

    Which player do you have? LMS or player sees the albums (I assume LMS)?

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    That looks like a networking problem.
    Check you don't have a firewall running on the LMS machine
    Check the IP addresses on the player and on the LMS machine, they must be both on the same network, e.g. 192.168.1.x
    Reboot the player (doesn't hurt and can help.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by toby10 View Post
    LMS and player are two different things. LMS itself is not a player.

    Which player do you have? LMS or player sees the albums (I assume LMS)?
    I have Vortex Box. LMS sees the albums stored on the Vortex Box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by epoch1970 View Post
    That looks like a networking problem.
    Check you don't have a firewall running on the LMS machine
    Check the IP addresses on the player and on the LMS machine, they must be both on the same network, e.g. 192.168.1.x
    Reboot the player (doesn't hurt and can help.)
    Agree this is probably a networking problem. Player is a Vortex Box. IP address is 192.168.0.x. I'm not very computer savvy. Are you saying that the IP address for the Vortex Box and the computer need to be the same?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hdash View Post
    Agree this is probably a networking problem. Player is a Vortex Box. IP address is 192.168.0.x. I'm not very computer savvy. Are you saying that the IP address for the Vortex Box and the computer need to be the same?
    STOP!!!

    LMS is a Media Server !
    You need a player too !
    There is a plugin called localplayer that includes a player from triode to the LMS.

    If you dont have some real hardware plyer or some software player -. lms would say "No Player"
    A IP Adress is something like a phone number - or in other words the highlander princip -. "there is only one in the universe" each idevice must be unique

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    Quote Originally Posted by hdash View Post
    I have Vortex Box. LMS sees the albums stored on the Vortex Box.
    Yes, and unless VB comes with a built in player (I don't use VB) you still need an actual player.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toby10 View Post
    Yes, and unless VB comes with a built in player (I don't use VB) you still need an actual player.
    VB does have a built in player if the PC hardware is there to support it
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