How to create a Push Live Stream

If you are planning to encode your streams, you can use the Push feature. To obtain your encoder credentials and CDN playback link, please follow the below steps: Log into your StreamFast Console On your Client Area, click on the “Manage CDN” button. Click on the Live streams > Push-button. Click on the Green Plus […]

How to create a Pull Live Stream?

You can restream HLS, RTMP, HTTP MPEG-DASH & RTSP. To create a Pull stream Please log into your StreamFast dashboard In the re-directed page, click on the drop-down menu Live Streams which is located to the extreme left-right under the StreamFast logo. Go to Pull. Click on Yellow Plus Button (add a new Simulcast stream) which is located at the extreme top right corner […]

Recommended Video Settings for your Encoder

Encoders allow for a fairly wide range of settings for video resolution quality, frame rate, audio bitrate, and other variables, as well as protocol, bitrate encoding type, pixel aspect ratio, and so on. What are the best settings for live streaming? As you might expect, there’s no single set of “best H.264 encoder settings for […]

How to push or ingest a live stream to StreamFast?

If you are planning to encode your streams, you can use the Push feature. To obtain your encoder credentials and CDN playback link, please follow the below steps: Log into your StreamFast dashboard On your Client Area, click on the “Manage CDN” button. Click on the Live streams > Push-button. Click on the Yellow Plus […]

How to create a Multi Bitrate Push Stream?

Multi-Bitrate Push Stream or Multiple Encoding (Adaptive Bitrate Streaming) works by detecting a user’s bandwidth and device capacity in real time and adjusting the quality of a video stream accordingly. It requires the use of an encoder which can encode a single source video at multiple bit rates. To enable Multi-Bitrate Push Stream to follow […]

How to get live stream playback URL(s)

To get playback URLs please follow the below procedure. Go to Live Streams > Push Click on the MANAGE button available right next to your stream name Click on playback URL/Embed code Copy your desired format from the availaible playback URLs *Note: RMTP playback shall not be used for a large audience as the concurrent […]

How to view Real Time Status of Live Stream?

The Real-Time Status feature enables the user to see the Concurrent Viewers who are viewing his streams Globally. Please follow the below instructions to view the Real Time Status or the number of Concurrent Viewers : Go to Live Streams > Push Click on the MANAGE button available right next to your Stream Name. The […]

How to get HTTPS Playback URLs?

This article explains how to serve the Live Stream content from our CDN network via HTTPS Playback URLs. Please note that by default we will use our own SSL certificates and in case if you want to use custom SSL for content, you must set-up it. To know more about enabling custom SSL please contact […]

How to set up CName for Live streams or DVR?

If you want to setup CNAME for your playback URL instead of livestream.streamfast.io you can enable it directly from our console. To do this you should set a CNAME or ANAME for your custom domain to livestream.streamfast.io. Once you have done this please follow the below procedure. Please verify your domain name before updating the […]

How to get RTMP URL and stream key?

To get RTMP URL and stream key from StreamFast console, follow the below steps: Login to StreamFast console Create a stream under Push Click on the manage button of the required stream Click on the encoder credentials