This article will guide you through the Live Streaming Zone creation process.

To manage your Live Zones follow “Live Zones” subsection of  “Live Streaming“.

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After that hit “Add New Live Zone” button above your Live Zones list.

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You will see “Add New Live Streaming Zone” dialogue that will help you add a HTTP or Real-Time Zone.

As an Account Manager you can select Live Zone owner from Users List drop down.

Note: To use a HTTP Live Transmuxing Zone with a Real-Time Zone, the owner of the two zones must match.

HTTP Live Zone

Use this mode for the segmented HTTP types of live video – HLS, HDS, DASH, MSS

To create HTTP Live Streaming Zones please select “HTTP” as the Zone’s Source Type.

HTTP Origin Mode

This mode will stream pre-segmented HLS, HDS, DASH or MSS video from your own origin server with special handling of playlists. See Live Streaming Introduction – HTTP Origin Mode for more information

To create a Zone with your own origin please select “HTTP Origin” as Origin and fill in your Zone name and Origin URL.

Zone Name is synonymous with Site Name and is used in exactly the same way

Press “Save” to confirm Zone creation.

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HTTP Transmuxing Mode

This mode will convert streams which were pushed or pulled via a Real-Time Zone in RTMP or RTSP format into HTTP segmented HLS, HDS, DASH or MSS format streams. See Live Streaming Introduction – HTTP Real-Time Transmuxing for more information

To create a Transmuxing Zone please select “Real-Time Zone(s) | Transmuxing” as Origin and fill in the name for the new Transmuzing Zone

Zone Name is synonymous with Site Name and is used in exactly the same way

Press “Save” to confirm Zone creation.

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Real-Time Live Zone

The mode will allow you to push or pull RTMP or RTSP streams into the CDN.

Published streams can later be transmuxed into HLS, HDS, DASH or MSS by creating a separate Transmuxing Live Zone (above)

To find out how to use the zone once it has  been created, see Live Streaming Introduction

To create a Real-Time Live Zone please select “Real-Time” as a Zone’s Source Type.

Unrestricted Mode

Unrestricted mode allows you to publish to any stream name within your zone without having to create a Publish Point first

To create a Live Streaming Zone in Unrestricted mode you only need fill in your Zone’s Name.

Press “Save” to confirm Zone creation.

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Restricted Mode

Restricted mode requires you to create Publish Points (stream names) before you can publish to it.

To create a Live Streaming Zone in Restricted mode you need to fill in your Zone’s Name and Add one or more Publish Points for that.

Don’t forget to hit “Add” button after filling in new Publish Point info.

Press “Save” to confirm Zone creation.

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