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Receiver Device Setup

How to Setup Receiver Device Using Livebox?

With the Livebox Receiver device, you can carry out smooth streaming of HD videos like a cable output without being uninterrupted even when the network failover happens. The other advantage of this Livebox Receiver device is you can remotely control the device from anywhere.  

To set up your Receiver device configurations, you have to create a streaming CDN group in the first place.

So, now on the Livebox streaming server,

  • Go to the Multi CDN menu under Settings to create your streaming CDN group for any of your Livebox RTMP (streaming) channels.

Note:  Remember to TURN ON the Streaming server status while creating the streaming CDN group.

turn on stream group ID

Now turn to your Receiver device. When configuring the Receiver device with the Livebox streaming server, you can monitor your Receiver device activities even from distant places.

So, now let’s see how to configure the Receiver device with Livebox.

  • Use the “License Key” Provided to activate the Receiver device
  • Now in the Receiver device settings, you can see your IP details on the top left corner and the other Receiver set-up options.
receiver set up
  • To configure the created streaming CDN in the Receiver device, go to the Receiver Settings.
receiver device
  • In the Receiver’s settings, you can select the Livebox option if you have created the streaming CDN from the Livebox server.
receiver device set up
  • Near the Livebox option, you can click “Add” to create your new Receiver channel.
setting up receiver device
  • Now give your Stream group ID/Name, a nickname of your choice, and then your server address i.e., domain name and click “Save.”
receiver device setup
  • A pop-up box notifies you that the changes are “Saved Successfully,” and you can click “OK.”
Livebox receiver
  • Now you have to select the added stream group by clicking the drop-down menu.
receiver Livebox
  • After selecting your stream group, your server name appears on the settings as you have mentioned earlier.
  • Now again mention your stream group name in the Current Stream Group.
  • Then finally click “Set to Livebox” button.
Livebox Receiver device
  • Again a pop-up box notifies you that the changes are “Saved Successfully,” and you can click “OK.”
Livebox receiver
  • Now the Receiver channel is created.
  • Stream a video source to the channel with which you have created a streaming CDN group. The video source added gets displayed on the Receiver screen.
  • You have successfully configured your Receiver device with the Livebox server. You can now start monitoring your Receiver device activities even from distant places under the Device Monitor menu in Livebox.