Assets

An asset is an object that represents a media file and its metadata, which is managed by Ooyala Flex.

Asset types

MAM currently supports the following asset types:

  • Media assets
  • Group assets
  • Image assets

Uploading an Asset

To upload an asset to MAM, follow these steps:

1) In MAM, on the top toolbar, click .

2) The Web Uploader opens in a separate window.

3) Click Select.

Note: Alternately, you can drag the file into the upload area, instead of manually navigating to it.

4) Browse to the file you wish to upload, and select it.

5) Click Open.

Note: Alternately, you can drag the file into the upload area, instead of manually navigating to it.

6) From the Inbox drop down, select an inbox.

7) From the Workspace drop down, select a workspace.

8) If a metadata schema is associated with the inbox, you must fill in any mandatory metadata fields before uploading the asset.

Note: You must click the Save button to save the metadata. This is located at the end of the metadata fields. If you don't save your metadata, you will be unable upload the asset.

9) Click Upload File.

10) The file uploads. You will see a bar showing the progress of the upload.

Note: You can also start an upload by clicking the Upload icon, located in the top-right corner of the Web Uploader window.
Note: You can still apply bulk metadata to multiple files that are not part of a bulk upload.

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