7) Creating a Hot Folder Storage

This is where you will place your files outside of Ooyala Flex.

To create a hot folder storage, follow these steps:

1) In the Ooyala Flex console, from the toolbar, click the New option.

2) From the drop down, select the Resource option.

3) In the Create new Resource… screen, you will need to fill in the details for your hot folder storage.

4) In the Name field, enter a name for your hot folder storage.

5) In the Description field, enter an optional description.

6) From the Visibility field, select the workspaces, accounts, and groups that will have access to the hot folder storage.

7) From the Plugin drop down, select Storage Resource.

8) From the Polling Interval field, select a polling interval, e.g. 1 minute.

9) Click Save.

10) Next, click the Configuration sub-tab.

11) Click the Edit option.

12) From the Protocol field, select FILE.

13) In the Path field, specify a path.

14) Click Save.

15) Click Enable.

16) Click Start.