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How to set up my security preferences with the new Back Office? (Legacy App)

By Harmonie Duhamel

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Harmonie is a Senior digital marketer with over 6 years in the Tech Industry. She has a strong marketing and sales background and loves to work in multilingual environments.

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      This will guide you through setting up your security preferences for all of your content. 1. Login to your DaCast account at my.dacast.com 2. Click on the VIDEO SECURITY icon under PREFERENCES on the left side of the New Back Office DaCast security preferences 3. Iframe Security: Please note that by default, iframe security is ON. You can turn it OFF and deactivate this security feature whenever you decide. 4. Country Restriction: DaCast uses MaxMind, relying on their GeoIP2 databases and web services, to provide geographic restrictions to your content.  This is the most accurate geolocation tool, using the IP of the viewer to detect their country of origin. Thus, DaCast can ensure your content is only viewed by viewers in countries you have approved. You can create a new group of approved countries by clicking on the orange + button: DaCast security preferences The following pop-up window will come up: DaCast security preferences You can enter a title for your “Countries Group” and select countries within the countries list. Click CREATE once you’ve finished adding all the countries you wish to. You can set one of your “Countries Group” as a default group by clicking on the green checkmark as shown below: DaCast security preferences Under the ACTIONS column, you have the ability to edit or delete your “Countries Groups.” 5. Referrer Restriction You can restrict access to your content by choosing where your streams can be embedded. To do so, you can create a “Referrer Group” by clicking on the orange + button: DaCast security preferences The following pop-up window will come up: DaCast security preferences You can name your Group and complete your Referrers List by manually adding URLs. Please click SAVE once your info has been entered. You can set one of your “Referrers Group” as a default group by clicking on the green checkmark as shown below: DaCast security preferences Under the ACTIONS column, you have the ability to edit or delete your “Referrers Groups.” Please note that these settings will apply to all of your content. You can set up individual security preferences under PUBLISH SETTINGS when editing your VOD or Live Channel as shown below: DaCast security preferences Please note that when applying a referrer restriction to your content, the iframe code is disabled: DaCast security preferences

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      Harmonie Duhamel

      Harmonie is a Senior digital marketer with over 6 years in the Tech Industry. She has a strong marketing and sales background and loves to work in multilingual environments.

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