Open Live and VOD Zone

Live Zone provides real-time streaming of live events such as sports events, webcasts or concerts. It only supports HLS, MPEG-DASH and Smooth Streaming protocols.

Your video and audio contents are distributed (mp4, mp3, etc.) in streaming formats with VOD Zone. This document explains how to create a Live and VOD Zone on Medianova CDN Panel.

In this article we will talk about:

Open Live Account

  1. Log into Medianova CDN panel from https://panel.medianova.com/login and enter user information.

  2. When you are logged in, you will see the menu on the left side of your screen. Click on Zones.

  3. Then click New Zone button on the next screen.Note: As with all zone opening procedures, the first 3 steps are common for Live Zone Opening and VOD Zone Opening. The next steps differ for different zone types.

  4. On the Create New Zone screen, click on New Zone> Live. There are two service types you can choose for your Live zone, RTMP PUSH and HTTP ORIGIN PULL. RTMP broadcasts are served from user encoders such as Wirecast, Flash Live Encoder, OBS to Medianova servers with RTMP PUSH method. The other option is to serve the broadcast available on the user servers to the Medianova servers by copying them with HTTP using the HTTP ORIGIN PULL method.

  5. If you are going to use Service Type “RTMP Push“:

    • First, set a name for the Live Zone you want to create (If you wish, you can create a unique Zone name by clicking the ” Use Random” option).

    • Then, define your username and password information that you will use when broadcasting.

    • Enter descriptive information for the last created Zone and click on Create

  6. If you are going to use Service Type “HTTP ORIGIN PULL“:

    • First, set a name for the Live Zone you will create (If you wish, you can create a unique Zone name by clicking the “Use Random” option).

    • Enter the source server address where your broadcast is located, check whether the source address you provided is accessible,

    • Finally, enter descriptive information for the Zone you created and click the Create

Create VOD Zone

NotTo open a VOD Zone on the Medianova CDN panel, you need to first log in to the Medianova CDN Panel as described above and click on the New Zone button on the screen, by clicking Zones from the menu on the left, then:

  1. On the Create New Zone, click New Zone> VOD

  2. Specify a name for the VOD Zone you will create (If you wish, you can create a unique Zone name by clicking on “Use Random”).

  3. Choose a password and verify it. You will use this password for connecting with FTP

  4. Finally, enter descriptive information for the Zone you created and click the Create