Powtoon Administrator Guide for the Kaltura Platform

This guide is intended for KMS and KAF administrators that want to enable Powtoon for their users.

Activating Powtoon in Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS/KAF)

Kaltura Powtoons are managed by KMS/KAF system administrators in the Admin area accessed from <Base_URL>/admin (e.g. https://videos.mediaspace.kaltura.com/admin)

The Powtoon module is used to configure the Powtoons feature.

Configure Kaltura Powtoons (Powtoons Module) in KMS/KAF

To enable the Powtoons module in KMS/KAF

  1. Login to the application Configuration Management window.
  2. Scroll down and select the Powtoons module in the modulesCustom-5.x.x-contrib section.
    The Powtoon Administration page is displayed.
  3. In the Enabled field, select Yes to enable the Powtoon module.
    All the configurations and account creation processes on the Powtoon end are completed automatically by enabling the module.
  4. Select or enter values for the relevant fields and click Save.
    If the Powtoon Module is not available, please contact your Kaltura representative to add the module to your MediaSpace /KAF instance.

To configure the module, make sure that you have the key and secret that you received from Powtoon.

General Settings

Name

Type

Description

Required

enabled

select

Set to Yes to enable the module.

Yes

powtoonAPIEndpoint

free text

Enter https://www.powtoon.com/api if it is not entered automatically.

Yes

powtoonAPIVersion

free text

Enter V1

Yes

powtoonAPIKey

free text

Enter the key you received from Powtoon.

Yes

powtoonAPISecret

free text

Enter the secret you received from Powtoon.

Yes

powtoonItDepartmentEmail

free text

Enter the email address of the account manager that users will contact if they encounter license issues.

No

allowedRoles

select

Assign roles to users in your organization with the minimum permissions they need to create a new Powtoon video:
 1) Specific Users: whitelisted users or groups created in the Kaltura user and group configuration
 2) privateOnlyRole: this role can add media and upload content to My Media but cannot publish to galleries.
 3) adminRole: this role can contribute content to all categories and upload content.
 4) unmoderatedAdminRole: this role can upload content and bypass moderation (when moderation is enabled for an account).

Yes

Verify that you have Activated the Powtoon Feature

To verify that selected users can create/edit Powtoons

  • Login to KMS or your KAF application.
    Create a Video With Powtoon should display in the User Login drop down menu.


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