Amazon CloudFront
Developer Guide (API Version 2016-09-29)

Verifying that Unified Streaming Server Is Running

After AWS CloudFormation creates the stack, perform the following procedure to verify that Unified Streaming Server is running on the Amazon EC2 instance you provisioned by using AWS CloudFormation.

To verify that Unified Streaming Server is running

  1. Open the AWS CloudFormation console at

  2. In the region selector, choose the region in which you created the AWS CloudFormation stack.

  3. In the list of stacks, select the stack that you created in Creating an AWS CloudFormation Stack for On-Demand Streaming.

  4. Click the Outputs tab.

  5. Copy the URL in the UnifiedServer key, for example,

  6. Paste the URL into the address bar in a web browser, and press Enter.

  7. On the Unified Streaming home page, choose the player links to verify that they play on your computer or device.

    If the Unified Streaming home page doesn't appear, return to On-Demand Media Streaming with Unified Streaming, and verify that the values that you specified in the first four tasks are correct.

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