How to: Setup a Live Event

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    To register a live event, open up the New Live Event wizard by pressing the "Go Live" button in the top right corner as displayed in the image above.

     

     

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    • Title
      Set the title of your live event.

    • Description
      Set the description of your live event.

    • Category
      Choose which category your live event should belong to.

    • Tags
      Add tags to your live event.

    • Moderation
      Choose whether you want the live event to be visible on your Videosite or in your CMS.

    • Feature
      Choose whether you want your live event to be featured on your Videosite.

     

     

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    • Start event
      Choose when you want your live event to start.

    • End event
      Choose when you want your live event to end.

    • Event length
      How long your live event should be

    • Preview lead time
      How long before the event starts you want to be able to ingest and preview your stream without it being visible to end users. It is recommended to always set up your event with a preview lead time of at least one hour before the event starts to make sure everything works.

     

     

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    • Live Channel
      Select which of your Live Channels you want to stream from. If selected Live Channel is a Pull or Bypass Channel, you will see "RTMP URL" and "HLS URL" instead of "Ingest URL" and "Stream name".
      You can find out more on how to setup and manage your Live Channels in this article

    • Ingest URL
      If your selected Live Channel is a Push Channel, the Ingest URL is required for your encoder. 

    • Stream name
      If your selected Live Channel is a Push Channel, the Stream name is required for your encoder.

    • RTMP URL
      URL to external RTMP Channel used for a Pull or Bypass Channel.

    • HLS URL
      URL to external RTMP Channel used for a Bypass Channel.

     

     


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    • Poster Image
      The image displayed before the event has started.
    • Logotype
      A small image shown in the top right corner of the player, when pressed the Logotype will link the to set Logotype Link.

     

     

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    • Ingest location
      Select the location closest to where you will be ingesting from. Selecting auto will choose a location based on your location when setting up the live event.
    • Record event 
      Save a recording of the Live event after the event is over.

    • Autoplay
      Player will start streaming as soon as it is loaded on the page it is embedded on. No action from the end user required on most devices.

    • 360° video
      If your live event is in 360° format, tick this box. Note that your ingested video stream must follow the equirectangular format, which is the standard for 360° video.

     

     

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    • Geolocking
      Lock the live event to only be available from within the permitted countries.
    • IP Range
      Lock the live event to only be available to users on the selected IP and within the selected IP Ranges.

     

     

    Create Event
    Press Create Event when you are finished filling in the settings above and you will be taken to the media page of your new live event. 

    You can go live with without going through all the steps explained above by pressing Create Event on the first page of the wizard. How to configure your default settings for live events can be found here.

    Note that you will be able to change poster image and metadata after the event is created.

     

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