CloudFront Media Streaming


    Configuring CloudFront media streaming of your bucket using CloudBuddy Personal

  • The latest version of CloudBuddy Personal supports streaming of media files stored in Amazon S3, following the announcement of Amazon. It facilitates user to enable streaming for a bucket and to create streaming URL. The application is also embedded with a Test Bed to test successful streaming of media.

  • Enabling public streaming for a bucket

  • 1. Access the 'CloudFront Console' which is provided as a plug-in and present in the right extreme of tool bar.
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  • 2. Enable media streaming distribution for the bucket by clicking on 'Click here'
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  • 3. To achieve successful public media streaming, the users should select 'Enable Streaming' for the selected streaming distribution and the status must be 'Deployed'
  • Note: Provides public URL only.
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  • 4. The Cross–Domain policy screen allows you to create a cross-domain policy file and upload the same in the root of Streaming Bucket which will enable a web client to handle data across multiple domains.
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  • 5. To achieve successful private media streaming, the users should select 'Enable Private Streaming' for the selected streaming distribution and the status must be 'Deployed'
  • Note: Provides both public/private URL.
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  • Distribute Public URL of media file

  • 1. Select the 'Distribution URLs' from context menu by right clicking on the media file present in the bucket explorer.
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  • 2. Select the Public URL type option
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  • 3. Application will provide various protocol options for users to stream the media file.
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  • 4. User will select a protocol type and streaming distribution whose status is deployed.
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  • 5. User will get a list of URL's for the selected files based on the protocol type.
  •     Click on Test Streaming button to view your media file.
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  • Distribute Private URL of media file

  • 1. Select the 'Distribution URLs' from context menu by right clicking on the media file present in the bucket explorer.
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  • 2. Select the Private URL type option
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  • 3. Select the Signed URL type option and choose the protocol type and streaming distribution whose status is Deployed.
  • The user should provide 'Key Pair ID' and 'Private Key' to successfully generate a signed URL.
  • * User is allowed to opt for 2 policies namely:
  •       (a) Canned Policy – Helps the users to share only a selected object
  •       (b) Custom Policy – Helps the user to share more than one object which needs to be specified in the address range of the policy       details
  • * User will be able to add / view / modify policy details.
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  • 4. User can specify the start date from which the URL will be valid and also the IP range.
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  • 5. User will get a list of URL's for selected files based on the protocol type and streaming distribution.
  •     Click on Test Streaming button to view your media file.
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  • For both Private and Public media file URL, user will be allowed to test media streaming successfully in the Test Bed and copy the URL.
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  • Copy JW Player Code.
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