If you have your own media server that produces a stream in HLS format, you will need one CDN resource with special settings for playlists (.m3u8) and chunks (.ts). For more information about settings, see the article Live streaming via CDN using the HLS protocol.
You can protect the stream with a token. The token to encrypt the streaming is configured via a script on the origin server, enabling the Secure Token option in the CDN Resource settings according to the "Configure and use Secure Token" guide.
Use this method if a stream from your server is not in HLS format.
Streaming via our Streaming Platform has advantages and additional features, such as:
The formats and specifications supported by the Streaming Platform are described in the article.
When you stream via the Streaming platform, there are two ways to send us the stream: PUSH and PULL.
We can receive SRT streams in either PULL or PUSH format. To send us PULL-SRT, just specify a link in the required protocol in the URL field. If you want to get a PUSH link to send SRT streams to us, write to support via email@example.com or your manager. We will set up an SRT-PUSH link on your account.
About PULL and PUSH in detail, you can read in the "Create a live stream" guide (step 3.2).
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