Creating a Hot Folder Storage

This is where you will place your files outside of Ooyala Flex.

To create a hot folder storage:

  1. From the toolbar in the Ooyala Flex Console, click New and select Resource from the drop down menu.

  2. In the Create new Resource… screen, you will need to fill in the details for your hot folder storage.

  • Name: enter a name for your hot folder storage.
  • Description: enter an optional description.
  • Visibility: select the workspaces, accounts, and groups that will have access to the extract resource.
  • Plugin: select a plugin from the drop down menu, e.g. Storage Resource.
  • Polling Interval: select a polling interval from the drop down menu, e.g. 1 minute.
  1. Click Save.

  2. Next, click the Configuration sub-tab.

  3. Click the Edit option.

  4. From the Protocol field, select FILE.

  5. In the Path field, specify a path.

  6. Click Save.

  7. Click Enable.

  8. Click Start.