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Getting Started with the KMC
Login to KMC To login to the KMC Go to the Kaltura Management Console (KMC) at: https://kmc.kaltura.com/index.php/kmcng . Log-in with the credentials you received in the “Kaltura Registration Confirmation” email. Click Login....
The Content Menu
The Content menu is used to manage your media library and provides all the tools you need, in one intuitive interface. You can organize your content and metadata, easily search media, edit, moderate, create playlists, and much more through the Con...
Uploading and Ingestion
What is a Kaltura Entry? Browser-based Ingestion Creating an Entry Upload Media Upload from Desktop Need High Speed Upload What is Bulk Upload? CSV Bulk Upload Entries XML Bulk Upload Uploading Entries in Bulk The Bulk Upload Log Page Downloading Bulk File Samples What is a Drop Folder? Automated Content Ingestion via a Drop Folder Drop Folder Table Drop Folder Statuses The Upload Monitor Create a Live Stream Entry Kaltura Live Streaming (HDS / HLS / DASH) Universal Streaming (HDS/HDLS) Manual Live Stream URLs Prepare Entry Prepare Video Entry Preparing a Draft Entry Workflow: Prepare Audio Entry Preparing a Draft Entry Workflow: Creating Draft Entries Key Benefits and Functionality of Draft Entries Hosting Videos at your Preferred Location and Linking to Kaltura Replacing Video Assets for a Kaltura Entry Uploading and Modifying Related Files
Transcoding Settings and Processing
Transcoding and Processing When a video is uploaded to the KMC, the video is associated with a conversion profile, also known as a Transcoding Profile. A Transcoding Profile may be comprised of a single flavor or multiple flavors. For each upload...
Categories CSV - Usage and Schema Description
The Categories CSV may be used for creating, updating or deletion of, a large amount of categories. Purpose and Usage The categories CSV for bulk operation may be useful for: Creating multiple categories for any applicative use. For example: Cr...
Administration Pages
The Administration menu is used to define KMC roles and permissions. The following tabs are available in the Administration menu. USERS ROLES MULTI ACCOUNT KMC Roles and Permissions Roles and permissions enable organizations to def...
End-Users CSV - Usage and Schema Description
The End-Users CSV may be used for the provisioning, updating or deleting a large amount of end-user accounts in Kaltura. Purpose and Usage The end-users CSV for bulk operation may be useful for: Creating multiple end-user accounts. For example: ...
End-User Entitlements CSV - Usage and Schema Description
The End-User Entitlements CSV is used for setting, updating or deleting specific end-user permissions to categories. The end-user permission to a category is set to a specific user ID and with a defined permission level. End-user entitlements can be...
Using Subtitles and Captions
Caption File Types You can upload multiple subtitle and caption files (SRT, DXFP, and VTT) and transcripts (TXT), or reference an external link to a captions file in the KMC. Viewers can then select and toggle between different language subtitles...
Creating and Configuring Playlists
The Playlists Tab There are two types of playlists available in the KMC: Manual Rule Based Manual playlists allow you to select a static list of items, while Rule based playlists are dynamic, and automatically updated based on what's c...
Managing Categories
The Categories Table The Categories Table lists the categories in your account and provides a way to edit the category’s specific metadata and entitlement settings. You can edit a specific category from the Categories Table or apply act...
Managing Content Entitlement
Kaltura’s Entitlement Model Kaltura’s entitlement model relies on the extension of Kaltura’s categories.  Categories may hold entitlement settings as well as specific end-user permissions. These entitlement settings and...
Content Distribution and Syndication
Kaltura offers several advanced syndication and distribution services to ensure that publishers maximize their content’s reach and increase their audience. Kaltura’s tools help publishers save time and money by making content distribut...
Managing Access Profiles
Creating an Access Profile To create an access control profile Select the Settings icon and select the Access Control tab. The Access Control Profiles window is displayed. Click Add Profile. The Add Access Control Profile window is display...
Advertising and Ad Networks
See Monetization - Configuring the Player Advertising Settings in the Universal Studio for information about advertising using the Universal Studio players. Overview of Advertising with Kaltura Kaltura’s monetization features contain...
Usage Dashboard Information Guide for VPaaS Customers
This release of KMC displays the Usage Dashboard for user reports. The Usage Dashboard menu is displayed when it is configured by your administrator. The Usage Dashboard is available for VPaaS customers only. Please contact your customer represen...
KMC 2 Factor Authentication
This information is intended for customers that have accounts that are enabled with 2 Factor Authentication. Contact your Kaltura representative to enable this feature. After 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) is enabled on your account, an email is sen...
How to convert an XML Document to CSV File or Excel Spreadsheet
Open the XML file and select all the text by clicking Ctrl + A then copy it by clicking Ctrl+C. Open Notepad ++ and paste the text from the previous step. **You will need to the delete the first two lines in the document: "SourceOpti...
What is a playlist?
A playlist is a list of media items (videos, audios, images) that can be embedded with a player in your website. Playlists can serve as the basis for RSS feeds, content feeds to over the top devices or integrations such as Roku and Boxee. See Con...
How to replace media in the KMC?
You can replace media content when an entry is ready for publishing or when a media processing error occurred. The entry itself, with its current metadata, entry ID, and analytics information, remains unchanged. All Transcoding Flavors are replaced...
Setting Up MediaSpace Content in the KMC
Setting Up MediaSpace Content in the KMC To set up a MediaSpace category tree in the KMC In the KMC, create a MediaSpace root category. Select the Content tab and then select the Categories tab. Click Add Category. On the New Category ...
How to Create and Manage Content Categories?
Media entries may be divided into categories. The different categories are built in a tree-like hierarchy where each category can include multiple sub-categories. Categories provide a logical structure for your site and assist with content manageme...
How to Create Custom MRSS Using The Flexible Feed XSLT
Kaltura provides various out of the box syndication feeds (variations of MRSS) to suite different syndication destinations such as Google's WebMasters Tools, Yahoo!, Bing, iTunes and more. Often, publishers will need a customized syndication fee...
What are the available Users, Roles and Permissions in KMC?
Roles and Permissions Roles and permissions enable organizations to define a user's ability to perform actions based on the user's responsibilities. Only users with admin permissions can add users, create roles and define permissions. A pu...
What is XML bulk upload?
XML Bulk Upload supports full CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) operations, allowing for ingestion of entries, updates to existing entries, and deletion of bulk entries using an XML format. XML Bulk Upload is the recommended bulk upload optio...
How to restrict views with a Kaltura session?
Often, the user authentication/entitlement mechanism that decides whether a user is entitled to access a specific media entry or not, will reside outside of Kaltura. When the authentication mechanism resides outside Kaltura, we recommend that you us...
How to restrict views by IP address?
You can restrict content view by IP addresses or ranges and determine which IP ranges will be allowed to view the content. To Restrict Views by an IP Address Create and Access Profile. In the Authorized IPs section, select one of the foll...
Admin's Best Practices for Adding Entries to Categories
When adding an entry to a category from the KMC to display in Kaltura MediaSpace, be certain to add the entry into either the Channels, Galleries, or unlisted  category located under the SITE category.  Do not add content to both the ...
Creating a Live Linear Stream (Simulive) from a Playlist of Recorded Videos
Introduction This article explains how to stream a playlist of pre-recoded videos as a Live Stream, using Kaltura and several free, open-source tools. Streaming pre-recorded videos as a "Live Linear" stream provides many benefits for cert...
Access Control
This article provides a conceptual overview of Kaltura’s Access Control. For more information see Managing Access Control Profiles . Overview Kaltura supports several publication restrictions allowing limited access to content when busi...
Search Behavior and Commands for KMC and for the Sphinx API
Operators The following special operators can be used in a free text search field in the Kaltura API: Exclamation mark (!) - AND NOT . Note that AND NOT is not a unary NOT operator. A positive search word must appear before the AND phrase. See h...
How to submit a CSV or XML file?
To submit a CSV or XML file Click Create and click Bulk Upload. Select the entity type. Select the file and click Open. Track the bulk upload in the Bulk Upload Log page . Bulk Upload Log Page The Bulk Upload Log Page contains th...
How to set the entitlement settings in the KMC
The Entitlements tab is accessed through the Categories tab for entries that have entitlements configured. Additional Category Entitlement Settings The following additional settings are available at the lower part of the Entitlements tab: C...
Kaltura Management Console Next Generation Getting Started
Login to KMC   To login to the KMC Go to the Kaltura Management Console (KMC) at:  http://www.kaltura.com/index.php/kmc . Log-in with the credentials you received in the “Kaltura Registration Confirmation” email. ...
Kaltura Drop Folders Service For Content Ingestion
Using a Drop Folder The Kaltura Drop Folder service constantly watches each drop folder for new content, and activates automatic ingestion of new content to the specific account. Kaltura offers multiple configuration options for setting eac...
My User Settings
All KMC admin users can change their personal details - name, email address (KMC login) and password from the My User Settings page. Change Personal Details To change personal details Select the Settings tab and then select My User Settings....
Integration Settings
This Integration Settings tab displays the Integration settings for the KMC. Integration settings contain the information that provides unique IDs to Kaltura, including your Partner ID, which is your site’s identification and ticket to the K...
Custom Data
Custom metadata, also referred to as custom data is stored in a schema, also known as a metadata profile. You can create multiple schemas and assign them to any Kaltura object. The KMC supports schemas for entries and categories only.  To ext...
How to Create and Manage Content Categories? KMC Next Generation
Defining and Assigning Entry Categories Categories are built in a tree-like hierarchy where each category can include multiple sub-categories. You can add, remove and edit categories from the Categories Tab. You can assign a media entry to a spec...
How to Configure Content Scheduling?
See  content scheduling .
Account Settings
Overview The Account Settings information includes the data you submitted during the registration process and is accessed through the Settings  icon Account Settings tab. You can change or update any of the details in this section. To view...