Set Up an HLS Stream in a HyperCaster

  1. Click on Config. Under Feeds click on Live Streams.
  2. Click theHC Elipses Actionicon, and select Stream.
  3. Change the type to HLS. Enter a name and description of your choosing.
  4. Enter the address address of the HLS stream.
  5. For details on additional fields and options available when setting up HLS feeds, consult the Feed Setup article.
  6. Click Save.
  7. You can preview the stream within the HyperCaster web interface, if the stream is running, by clicking on the blue link under URI.
  8. The HLS stream can now be scheduled as you would schedule any other stream in the Programming tab, either Calendar or Classic view.
  9. To schedule in Classic view:
    • Click Add Stream Event.
    • Choose the channel you wish to stream the event on.
    • Choose the name of the HLS stream you created.
    • Set the duration and start time, or optionally setup a recurring schedule.
    • (Optional) On the right side of the page, fill in the Program, Episode, and Description fields.
    • Click Save.
  10. To schedule in Calendar view:
    • In the second column from the left, choose Stream from the dropdown.
    • Drag and drop the HLS stream you created to the appropriate time slot.
    • Set the duration and click Submit.
    • (Optional) Click Modify on the far right side and then enter the Program, Episode, and Description metadata and click Save.
  11. HLS streams can also be used as sources in Series Scheduling for automatically scheduling reoccurring and episodic events.
in Config TabHC FAQsHC User ManualLive Streams

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