How to broadcast to a YouTube Live backup server

YouTube Live provides the option of using a back up server, using a back up server may solve connection problems when there are issues with the primary server.

Follow the below instructions to add a backup broadcasting server.

1.Get RTMP URL and stream name

1-1. Complete YouTube Live broadcasting setup. For details see this link.

1-2. Click [LIVE CONTROL ROOM] on Dashboard.

1-3. Click [Ingestion Settings]

1-4. Note or copy “Stream Name” and “Backup Server URL”

2.Dashboard settings

2-1. Access Dashboard and login to your Dashboard account.

2-2. Click [Settings] on the top right of Dashboard.

2-3. Select [Other broadcasting services (specify RTMP URL)] from the pulldown list of Broadcasting Services.

2-4. Enter the RTMP server information from YouTube as follows –
Server URL>Broadcasting RTMP URL
Stream key>Stream
Leave [Browsing RTMP URL] blank.

2-5. Click the [Save and set as default] button. Then click [x] to close the set up window.

3.Start broardcasting

Click [START LIVE] on Dashboard.