Reset

To reset your server,

  • Click Account Settings from the top right corner.
  • A drop-down menu opens, and click Reset.

Note: If you give Reset, all your settings, channels and recordings will be deleted.

Restrictions

Livebox maintains secure privacy to its users. Though piracy can’t be eradicated, yet they can be controlled to some extent. To restrict your streams,

  • Go to Manage Channels from the navigation menu and click Channel Settings.
restriction
  • Under Channel Setting, go to Restrictions, where you can see restrictions for the domain, IP, stream, and Geo-blocking.
restriction settings

-To restrict any domain/websites, turn on Domain restrictions for the player.
-To restrict any IP/websites address, turn on IP restrictions for the player.
-To restrict your streams to only selected IP/websites, turn on Stream restrictions.
-To restrict your stream on the country basis, turn on Geo-blocking.

To restrict your streams,

  • Select the Channel to which you want to restrict its streams.
  • Turn ON the preferred restriction.
  • Enter the domain/IP address or country you want to restrict your streams.
  • After entering the domain/IP/country in the bar, click on the add icon
stream restrictions
  • You have added the IP/domain/ country to restrict your streams and now click Save.
stream restrictions in Livebox

RTMP Stats

To view your RTMP stats,

  • Go to System from the navigation menu and click Viewers Report.
RTMP stats
  • In viewers report page, go to RTMP Stats, where you can get the statistics report of your streaming channels.
RTMP stats

Service Restart

While applying any new changes or creating a channel, the changes are implemented only after giving Service Restart.

  • Click Service Restart from the top right corner. A dialog box opens where you can click OK to apply new changes to your Livebox server.  
Service Restart
service restart in livebox


Note: Giving Service Restart after mis-configuration can result in corrupting of the server.

The Speed Test

Livebox Speed test checks server’s speed, internet and also the receiver’s speed. To check your server’s speed,

  • Go to the navigation menu and select System. A Speed Test page opens, where you can see the speed meter scales on both sides.
  • Click Go on the screen to start the speed test.
conducting speed test
  • The speed test starts and you will get your server’s download and upload speed results.

The System Interface Settings

To set your system interface or in case of any error occurs in your system overview,

  • Go to Settings from the navigation menu and click the System Settings option.
system settings in livebox
  • Under System Settings, click the drop-down menu to select your Interface and Disk R/W and then click Submit.
system settings
  • Now go to Dashboard and right-click to Reload Frame.
Reload frame

  • Your system interface is now set.
system interface is set

You can now check your server’s CPU load, memory usage, disk read, disk write, in and out bandwidth usage from Livebox dashboard at one go.

Streaming URL and an Embed Code

     The streaming RTMP URL link plays an important role throughout your live streaming process, on the other hand, an embed code is for broadcasting on your website/blog. Both the RTMP URL and embed code are generated by Livebox respective to the channel you create.

To get your RTMP URL link,

  • Log in to your Livebox server and create your channel.
  • Go to Manage Channel from the navigation menu and click the Streaming URL button.
channel dashboard

And copy the displayed RTMP streaming URL to paste in your encoder settings.

streaming URL
RTMP streaming URL

To get your embed code,

  • Log in to your Livebox server and create your channel.
  • Go to Manage Channel from the navigation menu and click the Embed code button.  
Embed code
Embed code for broadcasting

Note: If your site is secured i.e. HTTPs encrypted, then you have to copy the Secure Embed Code.

scure embed code
  • Now login to your broadcasting website/blog, and copy-paste the embed code of your channel on the web page of your site/blog.
embed code in web page/blog
  • If your website is of WordPress, then you have a few more settings to undergo. So, click here to know how to publish your live streaming contents on the WordPress websites.
  • Then click Update. Your broadcasting is done successfully.
broadcasting in webpage/blog

By following these steps you can get your streaming URL and Embed code and get started with your live streaming across various media platforms.

How to Conduct a Ping Test?

  A ping is a tool that tests your server network connectivity or the time it takes to send and receive a packet of data between your server and your computer.
To ping your host IP address or domain name,
  •  Go to Network Tools under System from the navigation menu.

Network tools

  • In the Network Tools page, enter your domain name or IP address near Ping and click on the Check button.

ping test

  • You can also change the number of count, TTL and packet size by clicking on the gear icon icon.
    Note: In the case, if you are not sure about these settings, please go with the given default settings.

ping settings

  • Your server ping results will be shown below. If there is no reply then there is no network connectivity between your server and the computer.

ping status

By following these steps you can test your server ping results.

How to Run a Traceroute?

  Traceroute or Tracert is a tool that shows the pathway between the tested host. It can also be used to determine the response delays in a network pathway or any occurrence of a failure between a certain destination.
To check the traceroute results of your host server IP address or name,
  • Go to Network Tools under System from the navigation menu.

Network tools

  •  In the Network Tools page, enter your domain name or IP address name near Traceroute and click the Check button.
  •  It displays the traceroute results as a list of hops.

TRACER ROUTE

By following these steps you can troubleshoot your server network connectivity issues.

How to Run an MTR?

  MTR is a combination of ping and traceroute that helps you to analyze the latency and performance of your server.
To check the MTR results of your host server or IP address,
  • Go to Network Tools under System from the navigation menu.

RTMP stats

  • In the Network Tools page, enter your server name or IP address near MTR and click the Check button.

MTR test

  • The server MTR results will be displayed below.

MTR STATUS

By following these steps you can keep in track of your server response time and hops pathway.