MediaCP Manual
    1. Getting Started
    2. Sales Questions
    3. Frequently Asked Questions
    4. Transcoder System Benchmarks
    5. Start your own streaming platform
    1. Change account currency
    2. Product Licensing
    1. Introduction
    2. Installation & Upgrade
      1. System Requirements
      2. Versions & Releases
      3. Installation
      4. Upgrading
      5. SSL Certificates
      6. Streaming Servers
        1. Nginx-Rtmp Video Server
        2. Wowza Streaming Engine
        3. Flussonic Media Server
        4. Video Feature Comparison
        5. Icecast 2 / Icecast KH
    3. Billing Integration
      1. Blesta Integration Guide
      2. WHMCS Integration Guide
      3. Clientexec Integration Guide
    4. Migrate from other software
      1. Migrate From Centovacast
      2. Migrate From AzuraCast
    5. Backup & Restoration
      1. Restore MediaCP
      2. Backup MediaCP
      3. Transfer to another server
    6. Administration
      1. Port 80 / 443 Proxy
      2. MediaCP System Commands
      3. Change MediaCP domain name
      4. Move media to another hard disk
      5. Secure your server
      6. Troubleshooting Login Errors
      7. Custom Facebook App
      8. Custom Web Service Configurations
      9. Reset Admin Password
      10. Admin Tools
    7. Scaling
      1. Scale with Wowza and CloudFront CDN
      2. Nginx-Rtmp with CloudFront CDN
    8. Troubleshooting
      1. FTP Troubleshooting
      2. MySQL Database Troubleshooting
      3. Reporting Troubleshooting
      4. Troubleshooting Liquidsoap AutoDJ
      5. Video Relay Troubleshooting
      6. Grant access to support team
      7. Troubleshooting Wowza Streaming Engine
    1. Introduction
    2. Administrators Dashboard
    3. System Configuration
      1. General
      2. Services
      3. Video Players
      4. Albums
      5. Email
      6. Plugins
      7. Statistics
      8. Backups
      9. Custom HTML
      10. Misc
    4. Customer Accounts
      1. Managing existing Customers
      2. Create a new Customer
      3. Deleting a Customer
      4. Send email to Customer
      5. Login as another Customer
      6. Reset Customer Password
    5. Reseller Accounts
      1. Reseller Plans
      2. Create a Reseller Account
    6. Administrator Accounts
      1. Create a new Administrator
    7. Media Services
      1. Creating a Media Service
      2. Deleting a Media Service
    8. Announcements
      1. Managing Announcements
      2. Creating Announcement
      3. Deleting Announcement
    9. Statistics
    10. Software Health
    11. Software Updates
    12. Email Templates
    13. API
    1. Introduction
    2. Video Operation Manual
      1. Basics 101
      2. Service Overview
      3. File Manager
      4. Scheduling
      5. Streaming to Your Service
      6. Stream Targets
      7. GeoIP Country Locking
      8. Public Page
      9. Widgets & Links
      10. Reporting
    3. Audio Operation Manual
      1. Basics 101
      2. Station Overview
      3. Media Library
      4. Playlists
        1. General Rotation
        2. Jingles & Advertising
        3. Scheduling
        4. Repeat Protection
      5. Live DJ Connections
      6. Live Stream Recording
      7. DJ Manager
      8. Country Blocking
      9. Stream Authentication
      10. Stream Proxy
      11. Public Page
      12. HTML5 Player
      13. Widgets & Links
      14. Reporting
    4. Reseller Operations Manual
      1. Reseller Dashboard
      2. Customers
      3. Media Services
    1. Shoutcast 2 Admin Guide
    2. Wowza and Flussonic on same system
    3. Submit a feature request
    4. Wowza Custom Properties
    5. API Documentation
    6. Custom Domain Names
    1. HTML5 Audio Player
    2. Broadcasting with AutoDJ
    3. Shoutcast 2 Premium
    4. Mount Points
    5. Managing Media Using FTP
    6. Shoutcast 2 Live Broadcasting
    7. DJ Priorities
    1. Getting started with video streaming
    2. Live Streaming Overview
    3. TV Station Overview
    4. Ondemand Video Streaming
    5. GeoIP Country Locking
    6. VAST Advertising
    7. Relay & IP Camera
    8. Stream Recording
    9. Connecting your encoder
    10. Preparing Your Media Files
    11. Managing Media Using FTP
    12. Understanding Video Playlists
    13. Embedding player on your website
    14. Smooth Streaming and Content Transition
    15. Video Transcoding (Adaptive Bitrate Streaming)
    16. Image Logo or Watermark Overlay on Video Stream
    17. DVR Rewind
    18. Statistics
    19. Facebook Live Streaming
    20. Youtube Stream Publishing
    21. Twitch Stream Publishing
    22. Shoutcast 2 Stream Publishing
    23. Icecast Stream Publishing
    24. RTMP Stream Publishing
    1. Cloud Video Overview
    2. Admin Manual - Cloud Video
      1. Team & Staff Members
      2. Plans & Customers
      3. WHMCS Billing Provisioning Module
      4. Branding your platform
      5. Login to your cloud platform
      6. Dashboard - A First Look
      7. Activating VOD on Customer Plan
    3. User Manual - Cloud Video
      1. Login to your video platform
      2. First Look
      3. Creating a Channel
      4. Channel Overview
      5. Broadcasting
      6. Media Content
      7. Recording
      8. Fallback Video
      9. TV Channels - 24x7 UGC
      10. Video on Demand
      11. VOD Playlists
      12. Publishing
      13. Viewing Analytics
      14. Publish Zoom Meetings
      15. Advertising
      16. Restreaming IP Cameras
    4. Video Guide Series
    5. Streaming Best Practices
    6. Feature Comparison
    7. Roadmap & Release Notes
Media Services

Last updated 8 months ago

A Media Service represents a streaming service that is provisioned to a Customer, it could be either Audio or Video through one of the available plugins (Shoutcast, Icecast, etc.).

A Reseller can create a new Media Service for either their primary account, or a Customer. Media Services created for the primary account are displayed under the “My Services” side menu where Media Services for Customer accounts are displayed in the “Media Services” side menu instead.

Actions of Start, Stop, Restart and Delete and processed in the background through our internal queue system. The completed action will be reported back to the interface. If there is a problem controlling a media service then you should restart the “mediacp” system service.

Changing Ownership

It is not currently possible to transfer ownership of a Media Service to another Customer account.

Creating a Media Service

A Reseller can create Media Services from either the Resellers Dashboard or the Customers page.

  • There is a button on the Resellers Dashboard labelled “+ Media Service”;
  • There is a “Create a new server” button on the Media Services listing pagein the top right of the page ;
  • There is a “Create Service” button on the Customer Overview page

The creation interface is different from the normal media service configuration screen and presents a “Quick Wizard” guide with the critical base options for a new service.

Select Customer

The first step is to select the Customer account that you wish to create the service for (including your own). The list is presented in an ascending (a-z) alphabetical order and identifies whether a Customer is a “Reseller Subaccount, or the “Reseller” account itself.

Media Service Type

Your provider will have specified the Media Service Types that you are allowed to provision. You can view a full comparison on our Streaming Servers page.

The “Use selected media as default in the future.” check box allows you to save the selection to ensure it is selected by default when you create the next Media Service.

Service Configurations

A reseller will see current usages and available resources that can be used on the General Configuration which will look similar to the above.

For a detailed guide on what each field is please refer to the Administrators Guide on Service Configurations.

Deleting a Media Service

Deleting a Media Service will permanently delete the service. The action cannot be undone and the Media Service cannot be restored.

Audio Services

When deleting an Audio Service, the users uploaded media tracks are not deleted as they belong to the Customer account and not the Media Service. You should delete the Customer account or manually delete the media files from if you wish to remove all media tracks.

Video Services

All uploaded video files are permanently deleted when deleting a Video Service. This action cannot be undone.

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