When Flash Player files that stream external FLV files are placed on a Microsoft Windows 2003 server and then viewed in a browser, the SWF file plays correctly, but the video does not stream. These files work correctly if tested on other operating systems. The issue affects all FLV files played via Windows 2003 server, including files made with the Flash Video Kit for Dreamweaver MX 2004.
This TechNote describes the steps necessary to allow Windows 2003 to stream FLV files.
Note: These instructions are provided as a courtesy for customers and address the issue in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 rather than Flash.