Live Streaming Configuration using Ezstream, Flash Media Server and Flash Media Live Encoder 3

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This is a simple tutorial or guide in "how to" stream live your video to the Internet using Flash Media Server, Flash Media Live Encoder 3 and EzStream Wizard. You don't need to be a geek.


<ul><li> 1. Live Streaming Configuration using Flash Media Server, EzStream Wizard &amp; Flash Media Live Encoder 3MyTVHosting Solutions</li></ul> <p> 2. Intended Audience </p> <ul><li>This tutorial was developed for beginners as ahow touse a Flash Media Server, EzStream and Flash Media Live Encoder 3 to stream live video to the Internet. </li></ul> <ul><li>Isnotour intention to explain details about how our Flash Media Server is configured. </li></ul> <ul><li>Isnotour intention to explain HTML. </li></ul> <p> 3. Requirements </p> <ul><li>Fast-Speed Internet Connection (at least 512 kbps) </li></ul> <ul><li>Computer requirements should meet requirements established to run Flash Media Encoder 3 </li></ul> <ul><li>USB WebCam, Camcorder with Firewire, USB converter or a PCI card </li></ul> <ul><li>Microphone (hooked to the audio input of your computer) </li></ul> <ul><li>Adobe Media Live Encoder 3 ( free here ) installed </li></ul> <ul><li>MyTVHosting Ezstream Account </li></ul> <ul><li>Basic HTML Basic Knowledge </li></ul> <p> 4. STEP 1 </p> <ul><li>Log-in into your account using your domain or your IP like this: http://mydomain/ezstream orhttp://123.45.456/ezstream </li></ul> <ul><li>Click Login </li></ul> <p> 5. STEP 2 </p> <ul><li>Click the Live Broadcast image.</li></ul> <p> 6. STEP 3 </p> <ul><li>Open your favorite text editor. </li></ul> <ul><li>Type in the spaces provided by the wizard any name that you want to use for this specific live streaming. Copy and paste the information in your text editor. You are going to need this information for the configuration of Flash Media Live Encoder 3(Step 8) </li></ul> <ul><li>Click Continue </li></ul> <p> 7. STEP 4 </p> <ul><li>Choose your favorite Flash Player.</li></ul> <ul><li>Click Continue. </li></ul> <p> 8. STEP 5 </p> <ul><li>Now you can play with your Flash Player settings. You can change color and choose a different skin. It is up to you. We decided leave the player in the original way for tutorial purposes. </li></ul> <p> 9. Step 6 </p> <ul><li>Copy and paste the code to your favorite text editor. </li></ul> <p> 10. Step 7 </p> <ul><li>Look where do you want to insert the Flash player in your site. Here is when you really need to know HTML. No need to be an expert just look for the right spot to paste the code generated by the EzStream. </li></ul> <p>Code insertedin index.html Working using Cpanel Text Editor 11. Step 8 </p> <ul><li>Flash Media Encoder 3 Configuration </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Choose your video device from the drop menu. </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Choose your audio device. </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Choose the Preset streaming setting. This setting in simple words is the quality of the streaming that you want to do. You should study what setting apply best for you. The explanation of each setting is beyond the scope of this guide. We selected the Medium Bandwidth(300 kbps).</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Paste or type the parameters in the FMS URL (rtmp://) and Stream text boxes from Step 3 in the Flash Media Encoder 3.You are really close to stream live video to the Internet. </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Click Connect (right area below the Stream parameter). </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>ClickStart(at the bottom of the screen). </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>If everything is correct you are suppose to be streaming to the Internet. </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 12. STEP 8 </p> <ul><li>Look for the different parameters that you need to change. </li></ul> <p> 13. Step 8 </p> <ul><li>You are suppose to get this screen during the live streaming. It is kind of what is going on with your data. </li></ul> <p> 14. Step 9 </p> <ul><li>You can check our demo sitehereor click the URL below. (dont expect to see the Chicago Snow Souvenir in the player) </li></ul> <p> 15. Step 10 </p> <ul><li>To stop the live streaming click the Stop button in the Flash Media Live Encoder 3 at the bottom and click Disconnect(below Stream at the right).</li></ul> <p> 16. Our Hope </p> <ul><li>We hope this humble guide or tutorial kind of help you understand live streaming using Ezstream, Flash Media Live Encoder 3 and a configured Flash Media Server.</li></ul> <ul><li>If you still have questions please stop byour siteand ask us. We dont charge for questions and we are more than willing to help you out to solve the problem.</li></ul> <p> 17. Recommendations </p> <ul><li>If you feel we miss something or we need to add more information please let us know. </li></ul>