The <Configuration>/<Database>/<Synchronization>/<MSS> element

The <Configuration>/<Database>/<Synchronization>/<MSS> element configures mediastore synchronizers (MSSs) for specific mediastore types. Currently, only iPod synchronizers can be configured by this element.

The contents of the <MSS> element are:

Tag name Attribute Default Description
<dll> name Varies with plugin Names a library file that implements a synchronization algorithm for a particular device type. The mm-sync service supports three iPod synchronizers, which are implemented by the following libraries:,, and However, these iPod synchronizers don't function with the original shipped version of mm-sync—you must purchase iPod support to use them.

To learn about the iPod synchronizers and how to purchase iPod support, see the iPod Library Overview.