AWS Elemental MediaLive
User Guide

Creating an RTMP Pull Input

Create your input before you create the channel that ingests the input.

To create an RTMP pull input

  1. Open the MediaLive console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Inputs.

  3. On the Inputs page, choose Create input.

  4. In the Input details section, for Input name, enter a name.

  5. For Input type, choose RTMP (pull).

  6. In the Input sources section, enter the full URI of the two locations where MediaLive will pull the source from. Obtain these locations from the upstream system. For example, rtmp:// and rtmp://

    Also, enter the user name and Amazon EC2 password key for accessing the RTMP location. These credentials are stored on the Amazon EC2 Systems Manager Parameter Store. For more information, see Access to Amazon EC2 Systems Manager Parameter Store.

  7. In the Tags section, create tags if you want to associate tags with this input. For more information, see Tagging AWS Elemental MediaLive Resources.

  8. Choose Create.

    MediaLive adds the input to the list of inputs. The sources don't appear in the list, but if you choose the Name link, the details page shows these sources.