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Host a Cisco Webex Conference to Brightcove Live

In this topic, you will learn how to stream a Cisco Webex conference with Brightcove Live.

Introduction

Cisco Webex is a video conferencing application that allows you to meet with other people online. To reach a larger audience, you can leverage Brightcove Live to stream your meeting for others to see.

Steps

Follow these steps to host a meeting to Brightcove Live:

  1. Log into your Cisco Webex platform as site admin.
  2. Using either the Site Administration or Control Hub, enable live stream access to Other streaming services.

    Live streaming providers
    Live streaming providers
  3. Using either the Site Administration or Control Hub, enable live streaming for individual users.

    Navigate to Users and select a user account to update. Click Advanced User Settings and Tracking Codes section for the user, and check the Enable Live Streaming box.

    User settings
    User settings
  4. Log into Brightcove's Video Cloud Studio.
  5. Navigate to the Live module and create a Brightcove Live Event. For details, see the Creating and Managing Live Events using the Live Module document.

    Video Cloud Studio
    Video Cloud Studio
  6. When you create this event, you will be provided the following information:

    • Endpoint (RTMP URL) - Streaming URL
    • Stream Name - Streaming key, where the value is always alive
    Stream URL and name
    Stream URL and name
  7. Publish and embed the player for this live event into your website or intranet page. Copy the page URL to your clipboard.
  8. Return to the Cisco Webex application. Start or schedule your Webex meeting. To do this, select the vertical 3-dot icon and select Start Live Streaming.

    Start Webex meeting
    Start Webex meeting
  9. In the Other streaming service information dialog, enter the following:

    • Streaming service: Use Brightcove
    • Target stream link: Use the Endpoint (RTMP URL) value from Brightcove Live.
    • Target stream key: Use alive (It is always this value)
    Streaming information
    Streaming information
  10. That's it. You're live!

    Stream live to Brightcove
    Stream live to Brightcove

Page last updated on 15 Apr 2020