Admin & Config

Who can upload content to MediaSpace?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
A user with an application role of privateOnlyRole and higher (adminRole, unmoderatedAdminRole) can upload content to MediaSpace.

Who can access MediaSpace?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
Only users who are authenticated and authorized by your system's administrators can access MediaSpace. Users who are not authenticated by your systems are denied access to MediaSpace and are not able to log in.

Who can view categories?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
By default, categories can be accessed by all authorized users. When Anonymous mode is enabled, open categories can also be viewed by anonymous users.

How does a user become a manager?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
A user can become a manager in the following ways: The End-User Entitlements CSV includes fields for assigning a manager, contributors, and member permissions for each user and channel. An authorized user who creates a channel is assigned as the ...

How does a user join a Channel?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
An end user cannot join a channel. The System Administrator or channel manager must authorize the user. An authenticated user can access channels that are Open or Restricted.

Who can create a channel?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
A user with a role that is defined as a channel creator can create a channel. You define the user roles that can create a channel. See Setting Permissions for Creating a MediaSpace Channel . ...

Who can delete a channel?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
The following are authorized to delete a channel: From MediaSpace: The channel owner/manager From the KMC: A KMC Administrator

What user details are stored in Kaltura?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
The user’s identifier, Application Role, and first and last names (optional but recommended) must be stored in Kaltura. After the user logs into MediaSpace for the first time, administrators can view and manage the user record on the User Mana...

Can you manually set different user details in Kaltura?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
Yes, you can manually set different user details in Kaltura. After the user logs into MediaSpace for the first time, administrators can manage the user record on the User Management panel of the Kaltura MediaSpace Administration Area. An administrat...

When a KMS admin has KMS asset URL links configured to use the whole asset title (not the entry ID only), what happens when the KMS admin or KMS user edits the asset's title?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
The asset title is only there for SEO/readability and is not required for KMS to find and load the entry. You can remove the title completely, or put any arbitrary text there. As long as the entry ID is in the right place, the link will work correct...

What should be the typical/default privacy level required for channels of each type?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
See Organizational Strategy for MediaSpace Entitlements . 

What changes in your organization should require an update to user permissions?

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
See Organizational Strategy for MediaSpace Entitlements . 

How to upload users to MediaSpace in bulk

03/18/2020Jennifer Harris
For provisioning, updating, or deleting a large number of end user accounts in Kaltura, please use the End-Users CSV template. Please refer to the following articles for additional details:  End Users CSV Usage and Schema Description How to...

Why entitlements are restricted to individuals and are not set to organizational units/groups?

08/20/2019Tal Binder
The MediaSpace user flows for determining user’s entitlements to content and categories are best supported when permissions are set to individuals and indexed in Kaltura. The internal indexing of content by its individual end user permissions ...