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Mon Jun 24 2019

How to activate the Player and Analytics bundle in the Bitmovin Dashboard

OverviewLink Icon

Beginning with player version v8.10.1, you can enable our Analytics service for your player license with just one click. This provides you with a simple way to see how your current video delivery deployment, actually behaves and enables you to identify any bottle necks or issues before your viewers do.

RequirementsLink Icon

  • A Bitmovin acccount - If you already have an Bitmovin Account and an active player subscription, by enabling this feature you will receive a 30 day analytics trial to give it a try.
  • Minimum Player version v8.10.1 - In order to use this feature you have to use at least player version v8.10.1 or higher.
  • Player Web SDK - Right now, only the HTML5/Web SDK does support this feature. Our other Platform SDK's will support this feature soon as well.

Enable Analytics for your Player LicenseLink Icon

To enable our Analytics Service for your existing player license, simply click the button "Enable Analytics for this license". image

You will be asked to select an analytics license that will be linked to your player license. This analytics license will be used by the player to track the collected data. image

As your analytics service provides you with realtime information, as soon as you enable this feature you will be able to monitor your video playback deployment right away in the analytics dashboard of your Bitmovin account.

Disable Analytics for your Player LicenseLink Icon

If you don't want to use our Analytics service along with your player license, you can disable it accordingly by clicking on "Disable Analytics".

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Whitelisting domainsLink Icon

All domains that are whitelisted for the player license you enabled the Analytics tracking for, are implicitely whitelisted for the assigned analytics license as well.

Analytics Data RetentionLink Icon

Analytics Data for Trial subscriptions is stored back to 30 days, while for paid analytics subscriptions it is stored back to 90 days by the default.

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