How to create Multistream in 5centsCDN console?

Multistream enables you to push your live streaming to multiple platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Periscope, and more or to an external media server simultaneously. The source stream can be within 5centsCDN or any other external CDN with the following protocols such as RTMP, RTSP & HLS.

You can simply stream to our media server using any broadcast software of your choice or you can provide a source stream link and we duplicate that stream and send it to all specified locations. No extra bandwidth or hardware needed! So it is just simple as that, you have 1 stream that we can make 20+ more!

Multistream

  • To create a Multistream with your encoder follow the below procedure.
  • Login to CDN Dashboard.
  • In the re-directed page, click on the drop-down menu Live Streams which is located to the extreme left.
  • Click on the Multistream button.
  • Then, click on the Green Plus Button which is located at the top extreme right corner of the screen.
  • In the re-directed page, under the Info section, provide the Push Name and then the Stream Name after the /. If the name given is not already used will be accepted.
  • Select the Origin Server from the available server list by clicking the Select button. Make sure to select the appropriate server which is geographically located near to your encoder.
  • Select the Type as Push or Pull.

    • Push -> If you want to encode the stream then you can select this option.
    • Pull -> If you want to restream a live stream URL then you can select this option.
  • Under the section called Multistream Platforms, click on the Add Platform button and select the platform. You can connect to the platform from the 5centsCDN console.If you have an RTMP URL and Stream Key of a platform then you can select the Custom RTMP option from the list.

 

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