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Creating a live video

Editors perform this task.

Procedure. To create a live video:
  1. In the search panel, in the Create widget, select Live Video.

  2. Click New. A content edit page appears.

  3. In the Internal Name field, enter an identifier for this live video.

  4. From the Provider list, select one of the available live video providers.

    • For Entry ID, specify the ID of the live stream you created from the Kaltura Management Console. The entry ID must be unique.

  5. Under Headline, if necessary, enter a headline or overwrite the one imported from the video.

  6. (Optional) Under Sub Headline, enter a subheadline.

  7. From the Section list, select a section.

  8. From the Package list, select a package.

  9. Under Tags, click |mi-add_circle_outline|, and then select tags.

  10. Do one of the following:

    • Set a start and end time for the video player to be available on the page. The times you set should agree with the scheduled time of the live event.

    • Turn on Make Live to display the video player immediately.

  11. Click Publish.

If your live video is configured correctly, Brightspot displays a confirmation image in the Thumbnail Preview field.

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