Create a Kinesis video stream - Amazon Kinesis Video Streams

Create a Kinesis video stream

This section describes how to create a Kinesis video stream.

This section contains the following procedures:

Create a video stream using the console

  1. Open the console at

  2. On the Video streams page, choose Create video stream.

  3. On the Create a new video stream page, enter YourStreamName for the stream name. Leave the Default configuration button selected.

  4. Choose Create video stream.

  5. After Amazon Kinesis Video Streams creates the stream, review the details on the YourStreamName page.

Create a video stream using the AWS CLI

  1. Verify that you have the AWS CLI installed and configured. For more information, see the AWS Command Line Interface documentation.

  2. Run the following Create-Stream command in the AWS CLI:

    aws kinesisvideo create-stream --stream-name "YourStreamName" --data-retention-in-hours 24

    The response will look similar to the following:

    { "StreamARN": "arn:aws:kinesisvideo:us-west-2:123456789012:stream/YourStreamName/123456789012" }