Step 1: Complete the channel details - AWS Elemental MediaLive

Step 1: Complete the channel details

The first step to creating a channel from scratch is to choose the IAM role that AWS Elemental MediaLive will use to access the channel when the channel is running (started) and specify key characteristics of the input.

To provide channel and input details

  1. Open the MediaLive console at

  2. Before creating a channel, make sure that you have created the input that you will attach to the channel.

  3. On the MediaLive home page, choose Create channel, and in the navigation pane, choose Channels.

    If you've created a channel before, you won't see the home page. In that case, in the MediaLive navigation pane, choose Channels, and then choose Create channel.

  4. On the Create channel page, choose Channel and input details.

  5. Complete the sections:

  6. When ready, go to the next step.