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Troubleshoot Autostream

How to troubleshoot the Autostream feature when the playlist failover happens?

The Livebox Autostream tends to show a warning sign while creating a playlist because of the invalid URLs of the YouTube videos or the wrong RTMP URL while automating a playlist on the streaming destination.

Here are the reasons:

4 Reasons for the Playlist Failover

  • You have entered the invalid URLs of the YouTube videos.
  • You have entered the incorrect RTMP URL of your streaming destination.
  • The video you are trying to stream is unsupported by the Autostream feature.
  • When you try to create a playlist with private videos.

Note:  Under any of these circumstances if you keep requesting YouTube with an invalid URL/RTMP URL or any unsupported media, YouTube blocks your server to automate the live playlist henceforth.

Case 1:

Livebox Autostream

While creating a playlist, if a warning shows like this, by correcting the invalid URLs followed by Restarting, the playlist can be successfully automated live on the streaming platforms.

So to correct invalid URLs,

  • Go to “Settings” of the created Playlist.
Automate live playlists
  • You can click the “Check Invalid URLs” button.
  • It will show the invalid URLs. Now you can correct those invalid URLs.
live playlist autostreaming
  • After correcting the URLs, click the “Start Again” button.
livebox autostream feature
  • Then “Restart” the Playlist.
Autostreaming playlist

In the case, if you have entered the wrong RTMP URL of your streaming destination,

  • Select the “Edit RTMP URL/Logo” option.
  • Re-enter the correct RTMP URL of your streaming destination.
  • Then click the “Start Again” button.
  • Finally, “Restart” the Playlist.
autostreaming live playlists

Your playlist will be automated successfully at your preferred destination.

Case 2:

live streaming live playlists

And while creating a playlist, if you get the below notification, it means that you have entered the URL of the video that requires signing up to get access to view or stream.

automated playlist

So, in that case, remove those links mentioned on the warning sign in the playlist settings and Restart your playlist.