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

Free SSL Certificate

Secure Socket Layer certificates are digital files which provide privacy and security for both your servers and user’s personal information. When it is installed in your server, the protocol HTTP will change to HTTPs, so that it makes your server’s communications between a website and an internal browser encrypted and secure.
In Livebox streaming server you can generate your SSL certificates cost-free within a few steps.
Note: Renew your SSL certificates every 12 months.
  • If your server isn’t secure,  it will be indicated Not secure on the URL tab of your server.

not secure server

  • In order to secure your server, you have to enable SSL certificate and encrypt your server.
To enable your SSL certificate, go to,
  • Click Settings from the navigation menu.
  • Under settings, click Security, a new Privacy Settings page opens.

SSL Security

  • In the Privacy Settings page click the generate icon to encrypt your server cost-free (generate a new SSL certificate).

server encryption

  • Once you click the generate, a dialog box Free SSL Certificate Form opens, select your domain name and give your mail ID.
  • Then click the Secure this website button.

free SSL certificate

  • To renew your SSL certificate, click on the renew icon.

renew ssl certificate

  • Enter your mail ID, and click on the Renew SSL Certificate button to renew your website SSL certificate.

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  • Your server is now encrypted. 
  • Go to the new tab of your browser and log in to your server.
  • On the URL tab of your server, it shows https i.e. your server is secured. 

secure site

  • You can even click the lock icon to get more information about your server’s SSL certificate.
  • And if you click on the Certificate, you can get your certificate information as well.

SSL encryption

SSL Certificate

Note: If your website still shows the status Not secure, then go Service Monitor and restart your services.

service monitor

factory restart

By following these steps you can encrypt your server cost-free.

 

Privacy Security

   To protect your server from cyber-attacks, it is always recommendable to turn on privacy and security controls on your server. There are few privacy and security controls provided by Livebox server to keep your domain server safe and secure.
  1. Protect from DDoS attack: If you turn on this setting, then you can keep your server safe from any targeted attacks which cause disruption to your services.
  2. Protect your TCP/IP ports: If you turn on this setting, then you can keep other ports closed or deny access to your server.
  3. Streaming Server Tokens: If you turn on this setting, then you can keep your server information closed to other sources.
Note: All these security settings are highly recommendable to keep your server safe and secure.

To enable privacy and security,

  • Go to Settings from the navigation menu.

    Livebox settings

  • Under settings, click on Security.

    security in Livebox

  • A Privacy Settings page opens, where click on Privacy Security.

    Privacy security

  • In Privacy Security page turn on all the three options and click Save to get the privacy security settings applied to your server.

By enabling these settings, you can keep your Livebox streaming server safe and secure from cyber attacks.

Resetting a Channel Password

To reset your channel password,
  • Go to Manage Channels from the navigation menu and select Edit a Channel.

channel password setting

  • An Edit Channels page opens, where select the channel that needs a password reset near Select a Channel option. Then enter your new password near Password and click Save.

resetting channel password

  • Now give Service Restart to get your password reset applied to your channel.

Service Restart

By following these steps you can change your channel password as you wish.

Resetting a Sub-user Password

To reset your sub-user password,
  • Go to System from the navigation menu and under system select User & Roles.

Livebox User

  • A User & Roles page opens. Go to Add User and click the icon resetting sub-user password to reset your sub-user password.

Livebox sub-user

edit password

  • An Add User page opens where enter your new password near Password and then give Add.

  • Your password is changed and you can view your updates in the User List.

user list

By following these steps you can reset your sub-user password.

Resetting Livebox Server Password

   It is the master admin who has the power to change the Livebox streaming server password. So hello master admin, to reset your server password please follow the below-listed steps.
livebox server password
  • Go to Settings from the navigation menu. Under settings click Security.

    reset livebox server password

  • A Privacy Settings page opens, where you can enter your new username and password.

    Privacy Settings

  • After confirming your password, click Reset.

    livebox server password change

You have now successfully changed your password. The next time you log in don’t forget to give your new username and password.

Reverse Proxy Settings

   Reverse proxy settings are in-built in Livebox streaming server. To secure and to protect your server against white-labeling, and to get pretty URLs, enable the reverse proxy setting.
Note: Changing reverse proxy settings may affect the functioning of the Livebox server. Hence, it is recommended to contact our support team before making changes in the reverse proxy settings. To enable the reverse proxy settings,

  • Go to Settings from the navigation menu and click the HTTP Settings.

reverse proxy settings in Livebox

  • A reverse proxy setting page opens, where you can get pretty URL for your server applications. You can even change those URLs by typing the new URL in the given bar under each application and then click the Save button.

reverse proxy settings for livebox services

Note: If you have a high number of concurrent viewers, skip the reverse proxy settings for the player application alone.

Paid SSL Certificate

   Secure Socket Layer certificates are digital files which provide privacy and security for both your servers and user’s personal information. When it is installed in your server, the protocol HTTP will change to HTTPs, so that it makes your server’s communications between a website and an internal browser encrypted and secure.
In Livebox streaming server you can generate your SSL certificates within a few steps.
Note: Renew your SSL certificates every 12 months.
  • If your server isn’t secure, it will be indicated Not secure on the URL tab of your server.secure site

  • In order to secure your server, you have to enable SSL certificate and encrypt your server.
    To get your SSL certificate from your certificate authority, follow the below steps:
  • Click Settings from the navigation menu.
  • Under settings, click Security, a new Privacy Settings page opens.server security

  • In Privacy Settings page click the option SSL Certificates where you can generate your SSL certificate.

secure the new domain – To generate an SSL certificate for your new domain or to get an SSL certificate for free, then click this icon, a dialog box Free SSL Certificate Form opens, where you can give your New domain name and Mail id and then click the button Secure this website.
renew ssl certificate – To renew your SSL certificate, click this icon, a dialog box Renewal SSL certificate opens. Give your Mail id and click the button Renewal SSL certificate and get your certificate renewed.
default server – To set your server as a default server, then click the drop-down menu in the SSL certificate mapped on the option to select the server and then click this icon.

  • You can just fill in your details and click Generate Request to generate a certificate in requisition to your certificate authority.SSL Encryption

  • Once you click the option Generate Request, your request file will be downloaded to your local files.
  • The request gets downloaded in the Zip format, extract it and then click on the extracted Certification folder.

extracted file

  • Copy the files inside the Certification folder. And send the files to your certificate authority website.
  • The certificate authority, in turn, sends the response certificate.
  • Download the SSL response certificate and SSL response key and upload it under Certificate Response in Livebox SSL Certificate page.ssl certificate response

  • After uploading the SSL certificate and key, go to the new tab of your browser and log in your server.
  • On the URL tab of your server, it shows https i.e. your server is now secured.secure site

  • You can even click the lock icon to verify your server’s SSL certificate.
  • And if you click on the Certificate, you can get your certificate information as well.

SSL encryption

SSL Certificate