Guidance on usage: Opencast Server on Stream 8

Configuration and Connection to Opencast Server on Stream 8

  1. Run the VM through Azure Portal. To customize the WEB Radio Server, first, you need to know the server IP address. You can find it in the personal account of Azure. (You need to select the virtual machine from the list. By clicking the item “Overview”, your IP is displayed in the line “Public IP Address”).
  1. To work, you should open TCP port – 8080 in the network properties in the Azure firewall.
  1. After starting the VM, you can go to the main page. To do this, go to the following address http://*vm_ip*:8080.
  2. When you first open the site enter login – admin and password – opencast to connect.
  1. To create and configure users click “Menu->Organization”
  1. Click “Add user”.
  1. Enter user data

and set the user’s roles.

  1. Then click “Submit”. The new user is displayed.

Now you can use Opencast Video Processing for EDU.

If you have any questions, please refer to the 

Opencast Documentation and Opencast 

To configure opencast please visit 

Connecting to the Command-Line Interface with Opencast:

  1. To connect to a VM, you need the PuTTY application to connect via ssh. You can download it at the following link – Download
  2. Run Putty, enter the VM address in the “Host” field and click “Open” to connect.
  1. In the opened console you will need to enter a username and password that were specified while the VM was being created (you’ll not see the password in the console while entering it).
  1. The next window is displayed.