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To stream content to a CDN using RTMP push

This is the most common method to stream to a CDN, as it is used by many CDNs including both Facebook Live and YouTube.

  1. Login to the Admin panel as admin. See Connect to the Admin panel.
  1. From the Admin panel, click a Channel; the menu expands.
  2. Click Streaming; the channel's Streaming page opens.
  1. From the Admin panel, scroll to the Publish Stream menu option. The Publish Stream page opens.
  2. Click the Publishdrop-down menu.
  3. Choose RTMP push from the drop-down menu.
  1. If there are no Start and Stop streaming buttons on-screen, click Apply; the page refreshes and the Start and Stop streaming buttons appear.
  2. If streaming is enabled (started), click the Stop streaming button (next to the Publish Status label); streaming is disabled.
  1. Enter the ingest point URL provided by the media server or CDN.
  2. In the Stream name field, enter the stream name you configured with the CDN.
  1. Enter the CDN user name and password.

The CDN provider assigns a user name and password to authenticate the publisher. Contact the CDN provider for your log in credentials.

  1. Click Apply.
  2. When ready to begin streaming, click Start. (See See Controlling streaming and recording using Epiphan Live for instructions on streaming control using the Epiphan Live control interface.)
  3. You may delete the stream at any time using the Delete this stream button.