Web Transfer Resource

Before Ooyala Flex Web Transfer can be used, you must first do the following:

  • Create and configure an Ooyala Flex HTTP Transfer Resource.
  • Create a storage resource.
  • Create and configure an inbox resource.

Once these steps have been completed, you can use Web Transfer to upload files.

Creating a HTTP Transfer Resource

  1. In the Ooyala Flex console, on the right-hand side of the screen, click the Settings tab.

  2. From the toolbar, click the Resources option.

  3. On the Resources screen, click the New option.

  4. In the Create a New Resource… screen, complete the following fields:

    • Name: enter a name for your HTTP transfer resource
    • Description: enter an optional description
    • Visibility: enter a visibility for your resource, e.g. which accounts, sub-accounts, and groups that the resource can be viewed by
    • Plugin: select the HTTP Transfer Resource option from the drop down menu
    • Polling Interval: select a polling interval from the drop down menu
  5. Click Save.

  6. On the Transfer Resource screen, click the Configuration sub-tab.

  7. Click the Edit option.

  8. In the Public End Point field, enter the URL of the web transfer instance associated to this resource.

  9. In the Internal End Point field, enter the URL used by enterprise to communicate the web transfer instance associated with this resource (For example: when starting / stopping the resource).

  10. Click Save.

  11. Click the Enable option.

  12. Click the Start option.

Creating a Storage Resource

  1. In the Ooyala Flex console, on the right-hand side of the screen, click the Settings tab.

  2. From the toolbar, click the Resources option.

  3. In the Resources screen, click the New option.

  4. In the Create a new Resource… screen, enter the details for your storage resource.

    • Name: enter a name for your storage resource
    • Description: enter an optional description
    • Visibility: enter a visibility for your resource, e.g. which accounts, sub-accounts, and groups that the resource can be viewed by
    • Plugin: select the Storage Resource option from the drop down menu
    • Polling Interval: select a polling interval from the drop down menu
  5. Click Save.

  6. On the Storage Resource screen, click the Configuration sub-tab.

  7. Click the Edit option.

  8. From the Protocol drop down, you must select either SFTP or FILE. SFTP and FILE are currently the only two supported protocols.

  9. In the Path field, enter the path for the physical storage location.

  10. Click Save.

  11. Click Enable.

  12. Click Start.

Creating an Inbox Resource

  1. On the right-hand-side of the Ooyala Flex console, click the Settings tab.

  2. From the toolbar, click the Resources option.

  3. In the Resources screen, click the New option.

  4. On the Create a new Resource… screen, enter the details for your inbox resource.

    • Name: enter a name for your inbox resource
    • Description: enter an optional description
    • Visibility: enter a visibility for your resource, e.g. which accounts, sub-accounts, and groups that the resource can be viewed by
    • Plugin: select the Inbox Resource option from the drop down menu
    • Polling Interval: select a polling interval from the drop down menu
  5. Click Save.

  6. Click the Configuration sub-tab.

  7. Click the Edit option.

  8. From the Storage Resource field, select a storage resource that you have created.

  9. Click Save.

  10. Click Enable.

  11. Click Start.