Securing Website Created Within Livebox

After creating your website from Livebox, if your site still shows the alert Not Secure, then follow the given below steps to secure your website.

SSL certificate

    • Go to Websites from the navigation menu and click on Global web settings.

website settings on livebox

    • Global Web Settings page opens, under HTTP Settings select your site by clicking the drop-down menu.

website encryption

    • After selecting your site, click on the Secure this website icon.

website ssl encryption

    • A request is sent to secure your website. It might take you a few seconds.

website SSL request

    • Now go to your website in the fresh tab of your browser and you can see your site is secured.

secure website

  • Likewise, to renew the SSL certificate of your site, click on the Renew HTTPs SSL certificate for this domain and the certificate will be renewed for your website.

    renew ssl encryption

You have successfully secured your website.

How to Start Video Conferencing Inside the Livebox Server?

To access the Client Portal,
  • Go to Users& Roles the navigation menu.
  • And click on the ClientPortal located in the top right corner. It leads to the client-portal login page, where you can enter your login id and password.

client portal login

  • In client-portal click Add Destination to stream across several destinations.
  •  Note: The number of destinations you get to access depends on the allotment provided by your admin.

adding destination in client portal

  • A dialog box Share On opens, where you can select the destination you wanted to stream in.  By adding a destination you can re-stream all those Livebox streams to your selected destination.
  • Note: If you want the streaming to happen automatically after your destination is being added, then select the Automatically TURN ON when adding push value option.

destination in client portal

  • Your destination is added. If you have enabled Automatically TURN ON when adding a push value option, then the live streaming for your channel will begin to happen. Otherwise, Turn on the button in your destination to start your live streaming.

re-streaming in client portal

Likewise, you can add several destinations as per your allotment and get started with your client portal set -up.

How to Start Video Conferencing Inside the Livebox Server?

New apps are always getting added into Livebox and one of the newest is the all-new corporate video conferencing system. You can now conduct training, conferences, webinars and business meetings within the Livebox.
The following steps will provide you clear-cut representations to conduct a video conference within the Livebox live streaming server.
  • Login to your Livebox Server.
  • Under the navigation menu, go to the Apps.
  • Select Video Conferencing from the list.

video conferencing

  • You will be directed to the video Conference page.
  • Allow access to your camera and microphone.

videoconferencing settings

  • In the shared link option bottom right, click and copy the URL to provide your partner.
  • You can also set a password for your conference.

link to start the video conferencing

After your partner is connected you can go ahead with the conference. Happy Video Conferencing!

Live Streaming Using the Livebox Encoder and Playout Software

Livebox is the only streaming server that comes with many inbuilt features that are all needed for the complete live streaming process. Livebox doesn’t stop with streaming, transcoding, and Multi-Bitrate but also performs other role-plays like playout, video mixer, and encoder.
Let’s get started with how to stream using playout and encoder software provided by Livebox.
  • Go to Playout in Mixer and Player software.

playout software

  • Playout window opens, where click Add File to browse video source from your PC and to add video source in your Schedule Playlist.

adding source in playout software

  • Your video source is added. So, now click Play to play your video in Playout Preview.

playing source in playout software

  • You can preview your source and also enable and adjust the audio of your video source.

preview in the playout software

  • Now go to Livebox streaming server.
  • Create your channel in Livebox.
  • Then go to Channel Dashboard under Manage Channels from the navigation menu.
  • In Channel Dashboard click Streaming URL to copy the streaming RTMP URL.
  • Go to Encoder-Mixer-Playout and minimize your playout window and then get into Encoder.

Livebox Encoder software

  • A new Encoder window opens, where you can select your playout device in Video Device and then Audio Device, and then enter the copied RTMP URL in the URL tab.
  • Click Preview if you want to preview your live stream and then give Start.          
    Note: Video Device is your device from where you’re taking your source to encode. And Audio Device is also mentioned (Streaming Playout Device) in the illustration as same as video device because we did enable audio settings in Playout settings.

streaming using Encoder

  • Now go to Livebox and click Channel Dashboard, select your channel, and click to preview your live stream in Livebox streaming server.

Livebox encoder

You are successful in your live streaming using Livebox Encoder- Mixer-Playout software.

Multi-Bitrate Streaming Using the Livebox Playout and Encoder

To conduct Multi-Bitrate streaming using OBS,
  • Create your channel in Livebox streaming server.
  • Go to Manage Channels from the navigation menu. Under manage channels, select Multi-Bitrate.

Multi-Bitrate streaming

  • In Multi-Bitrate page, select your channel and Turn On multi-bitrate.

channel for multi-bitrate streaming

  • Once you turn on Multi-Bitrate, the new preset options will appear. You can set the required resolution and click Save.

    Note: You also have an option to edit or set your required preset.

preset for multi-bitrate streaming

  • Once you click save, RTMP URL for your resolution gets listed below. Make note of the required RTMP link and give Save.
    Note: With each copied URL of definite qualities, the player will adjust video quality to that of viewers bandwidth.

preset of resolution for multi-bitrate streaming

  • After clicking save, give Service Restart to get your changes applied.

service restart

  • Then go to Livebox Playout software and click Add File to browse video source from your PC and to add video source in your Schedule Playlist.

adding source in playout software

  • Your video source is added. So, now click Play to play your video in Playout Preview.

playing source in playout software

  • You can preview your source and also enable and adjust the audio of your video source.

preview in the playout software

  • Go to Livbox Encoder. Select your playout device in Video Device and Audio Device, and then enter the copied RTMP URL of the required resolution in the URL tab.
  • Click Preview if you want to preview your live stream and then give Start.

streaming using Encoder

  • Now go to Livebox and click Channel Dashboard, select your channel, and click to preview your live stream in Livebox streaming server.                                                                   Livebox encoder
    Note: To view your stream in the player and to check the quality of your streaming source, go to new page in your browser and type, e.g., yourservername.com:3000/?chnl=yourchannelname.

Multi-bitrate resolution

  • Go to Viewers Report to check your RTMP stats or you can even check your streaming statistics by typing, e.g., yourservername.com/stats in the new page of your browser. It shows audio and video bitrate of your channel.

Multi-bitrate stats

You have successfully done your Multi-Bitrate streaming using Livebox Playout and Encoder.

Transcoding Using the Inbuilt Playout and Encoder Software

  • Create your channel in Livebox.
  • Then go to Livebox Playout software and click Add File to browse video source from your PC and to add video source in your Schedule Playlist.

adding source in playout software

  • Your video source is added. So, now click Play to play your video in Playout Preview.

playing source in playout software

  • You can preview your source and also enable and adjust the audio of your video source.

preview in the playout software

  • Now go to Livebox streaming server.
  • Then go to Channel Dashboard under Manage Channels from the navigation menu.
  • In Channel Dashboard click Streaming URL to copy the streaming RTMP URL.
  • Go to Livbox Encoder. Select your playout device in Video Device and Audio Device, and then enter the copied RTMP URL in the URL tab.
  • Click Preview if you want to preview your live stream and then give Start.

streaming using Encoder

  • Now go to Livebox and click Channel Dashboard, select your channel, and click to preview your live stream in Livebox streaming server.

Livebox encoder

  • Then go to Manage Channels from the navigation menu under which click Transcoding.

transcoding process

  • A Transcoding page opens up. Under Select a Channel, select the channel where streaming is on.

transcoding

  • In Output Channels, select the channel where the video has to be transcoded. Then give Turn on near transcoding.

transcoding output channel

  • Once you give a turn on, the new options for transcoding show up, where you can set the Preset. And then click Save.
    Note: Both Transcode Output URL and Transcode Embed Code are generated by Livebox.

preset options for transcoding process

  • After clicking save, give Service Restart to get your changes applied and to start off with your transcoding.

Service Restart

  • Copy the Transcode Output URL and enter in the new page of your browser to view the player and your streaming quality. You can check your transcoding quality near the bottom right corner.

transcoding streaming resolution

  • The same way can check your streaming statistics by typing, e.g., yourservername.com/stats or you can even go to Viewers Report to check your RTMP stats. It shows audio and video bitrate of both output and input channels.

transcoding stats

You are successful in Transcoding with Livebox Playout and Encoder!

Recording FLV, MP4 and HLS Sources

Livebox facilitates recording of FLV, MP4 and HLS sources. Livebox recording allows recording of live videos/ broadcasts so that they can be watched later or utilized for the future streaming process.
The undermentioned steps help you in recording your video in Livebox streaming server.
  • After uploading your video in Livebox through an encoder, click Stop streaming in your encoder settings to carry out the recording process.
    (This illustration is applicable only in case of OBS studio)

stop streaming in OBS studio

  • Go to Livebox and click Manage channels from the navigation menu, under which select Recording.

recording

  • A new page with diverse recording options opens, where you can start the recording of your  FLVMP4 or HLS sources.
  • To record FLV sources, go to FLV Recording, and click the plus icon.

flv recording

  • New option Add a New Profile appears where you can enter your profile name and file name. click the drop-down menu  drop-down menu  near Record Mode to have any specified mode for your recording and click Save and give Service Restart which is located at the top right corner. Your profile is saved.

recording mode

FLV recording

  • To record MP4 and HLS source, it is just enough to Turn On the recording and enter the file name and click Save.