How to Publish a stream to 5centsCDN?

If you are planning to encode your streams, you can use Publish feature.

To obtain your encoder credentials and CDN playback link, please follow the below steps:

  • Log into your 5centsCDN Console
  • On your Dashboard, click on the drop-down menu Live Streams which is located to the extreme left under the 5centsCDN logo.
  • Click on the Publish button.
  • Click on the Green Plus Button which is located at top of the extreme right corner of the screen.
  • In the re-directed page click on the drop down menu called Info
  • Provide the Publish Name and then the Stream Name after the /. If the name given is not already used will be accepted.
  • Select the Origin Server from the available server list by clicking the Select button. Make sure to select the appropriate server which is geographically located near to your encoder.
  • Scroll down the page and click on the Create button.

Success!Stream Created message will be displayed upon successful creation.

The above steps are illustrated below.

  • On successful creation, the Publish stream details will be available under Live Streams > Publish
  • Click on VIEW corresponding to the required Stream Name
  • Under Basic option :Info will display your Publish Name/Stream Name and the corresponding origin server.Preview will give you a sneak-peek to your stream Encoder Credentials will display your FMS URL and Stream NamePlayback URLs / Embed Code will display your Playback URLs with Embed codes of Grind and JW Player.

In order to set up encoder, you can obtain the FMS URL from Live Streams > Publish > Encoder Credentials

Please note, the Encoder credentials can be also used with Software Encoders like WireCast and other Hardware Encoders.