MEDIAL | Live Streaming using OBS

Below is an article which explains briefly how to do a live stream using Open Broadcaster (OBS) the universally popular media encoder with MEDIAL


You can download OBS from https://obsproject.com/


Before you start...


You need to verify that source authentication is set up on your Wowza Streaming Engine (the underlying streaming server which MEDIAL uses)


If you have access to the Wowza Streaming Engine Admin, then go there and go to:


Server -> Source Authentication -> Add Source



Then Add your username and password and click + Add



NOTE: If you do not have access to the Wowza Streaming Engine Admin then contact your MEDIAL Admin or MEDIAL Support to set up the username and password


MEDIAL Set up


Live Streaming -> Settings


Add the username and password in the previous step to the Live Streaming Settings in MEDIAL where indicated below



Now Add a New Channel by going to Live Channels & by clicking Add New



Go through the process of adding a New Channel and when you get to the Live Source page note down the highlighted settings



OBS Set up


Open OBS and click on Settings



Go to Stream and then select Custom Streaming Server


Use the settings from your MEDIAL Channel's Live Source settings in OBS as indicated



Click Start Streaming in OBS


Go to MEDIAL Live Streaming Playback page for the Channel to watch Live Stream