Setup Wizard allows you to initially set up your Portal's Storage Provider and Transcoder for a seamless user experience through out the application usage. It takes you through a series of easily configurable steps to help set up the system.


To learn more about Setup Wizard, see: Understanding Setup Wizard.

To learn more about Storage Providers in VIDIZMO, see: Understanding Storage Providers.

To learn more about Transcoding Providers in VIDIZMO, see: Understanding Encoding in VIDIZMO


For the sake of demonstration, we will set up Azure Media Services Storage Provider with AMS Standard Encoder through the Setup Wizard.


Steps

Administrators and Managers are allowed to configure Storage and Transcoding Provider using Setup Wizard in a Portal.


1. From the Portal's Homepage

i. Click on the navigation menu on the top left of your screen.

ii. Expand Admin tab.

iii Click on Control Panel.




2. From the Manage Portal navigation pane in Control Panel:

i. Select Setup Wizard.

ii. Click on Run Wizard Again.


Note: VIDIZMO provides a set of default configuration for your Storage and Transcoding Provider which can be overridden via Setup Wizard due to evolving business requirements. Furthermore, apart from the possible configurations, VIDIZMO also offers the flexibility of choosing any other Storage Providers or Transcoders that the organization may want to configure their application with. 




3.  From the Configuration tab:

i. Select the AMS to configure it as your VIDIZMO Storage for your system, from a list of available options in the drop-down.

ii. Select AMS Standard Encoder to configure it as your Encoder for your system, from a list of available options in the drop-down.

iii. Click Next to proceed to the next tab.




4. From the Storage tab:

i. Select Global as Subscription Type

ii. Copy the ID of your account on Azure as Login ID

iii. Enter the Password of your account on Azure

iv. Enter the ID of your subscription package in Azure as Subscription ID

v. Enter the name of your storage account in Azure as Storage Name. This name must be globally unique.

vi. Enter the name of the resource group where you will organize your storage and AMS together as Resource Group Name. This name must be globally unique.

vii. Select the physical location for your Azure servers form a list of available options in the drop-down as Location.

viii. Select Standard_GRS as your Replication. Having Geo-Redundant Storage enabled, your data is durable even in the case of a complete regional outage or a disaster in which the primary region isn't recoverable.

ix. Select the Standard_Verizon as your CDN SKU Profile configured on your Azure CDN Account with various privileges associated with each account.

x. Enter the name of Media Service to be configured on your Azure Account as Media Service Name. The name has to be globally unique.

xi. Enter the number of Encoding Units which sets the number of concurrent jobs you wish to run.

xii. Select Standard S2 as Encoding Unit Type which corresponds to certain configuration settings in AMS for encoding.

xiii. Disable Enable DRM. This option enables Digital Rights Management systems such as Microsoft PlayReady, Google Widevine or Apple FairPlay etc on uploaded media. To learn more about how to enable DRM, see: How to Enable DRM in Portal.

xiv. Click Next to proceed to the next tab.



5. From the Transcoder tab:

i. Enter the Description of the Transcoder.

ii. Enter Scale Units to add more units to to scale your deployment.

iii. Check Enable CDN to enable Azure Content Delivery Network.

iv. Enter Cache in Sec that defines the number of seconds for caching content on edge nodes. To learn more about edge nodes, see: Understanding VIDIZMO ECDN

v. Uncheck Migrate Content. It is used to migrate data from one Storage Provider to another.

vi. Click Done to run the setup Wizard based on the settings configured.


A notification will appear briefly stating: Setup Wizard Started Successfully.




Note: You can track the progress of the Setup Wizard with respect to Storage and Transcoder configuration via Workflows. To learn more about it, see: How to View Workflows.


Roles and Permissions

  • Administrators and Managers are allowed to configure Storage and Transcoding Providers using Setup Wizard in a Portal.