Brightspot CMS Developer Guide

Configuring a live stream


You can use Brightspot to stream a live event using Amazon's MediaLive service. This section describes how to configure an individual live stream.


To configure a live stream:

  1. Obtain the feed information from the live-stream producer. This information typically includes an Amazon Resource Name (ARN), security group ID, and permitted rules.
  2. Configure the AWS Elemental region as settings as described in Configuring the Amazon Elemental region.
  3. Configure MediaLive as described in Configuring MediaLive.
  4. In the header, click add.
  5. Under Create, select Live Video , and then click New. The content edit page appears.
  6. In the Internal Name field, enter an identifying name.
  7. From Provider, select AWS Elemental. A form appears.
  8. From the Channel list, select Create New. A New Live Channel content edit page appears.

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    New live stream channel form

  9. In the Name field, enter an identifying name.
  10. From the Input list, select the protocol you determined in step 1. A form appears.
  11. From the Input Security Group field, enter the information you determined in step 1.
  12. Under Live Output, enter settings for transmitting the live feed.
  13. Under VOD, enter settings for saving the live stream for later playback.
  14. If you want to share this setting with your other sites, in the Sites widget, do the following:

    1. From the Owner list, select None.
    2. From the Access list, select All Others.

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      Sites widget

  15. Click Save.
  16. Click Back. You return to the New Live Video content edit page.
  17. Complete the rest of the form.
  18. Complete your site's workflow.


When the live stream starts, you can record it for playback at a later time.

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