ClickView Local Cache
The ClickView Local Cache will intelligently download and store videos from ClickView. This means playback on campus of all ClickView videos will be streamed locally ensuring reliable playback and conserving your bandwidth.
- Secure – Local Cache now supports HTTPS out of the box, so you can access ClickView content more securely and all your data is protected.
- Intelligent –Local Cache will intelligently download and store the content you are watching, efficiently using disk space and using less bandwidth.
- Cache everything – Reliably deliver all ClickView content to your classroom and save bandwidth in the process. No more waiting for your video to load!
- Minimum RAM: 2GB
- Minimum CPU processor: 2 GHz (2 cores)
- Disk space: 50GB
- Minimum OS version: Windows 8 (Desktop) or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (Server)
- CPU architecture: 64-bit only
Benefits of ClickView Local Cache
- Standalone Local Cache support HTTPS.
- Standalone Local Cache requires less administration and intelligently manages storage.
- Standalone Local Cache does not require ClickView Publisher to be used at the institution.
- Standalone Local Cache supports caching ALL ClickView videos.
(Please note, the standalone installer does not support Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, this needs to be installed via the Publisher 6.2 package available from here)
This service does require some configuration after being deployed to the machine; however, you can follow the steps below to configure the service.
Please follow the below steps to get set up:
Step 1. Run the MSI downloaded, follow the prompts given by the wizard and accept the EULA.
Step 2. Define the path you'd like to install the service to (we recommend leaving this as the default in most cases as data won't be stored in this location).
Step 3. Wait for the setup wizard to complete. You'll then be redirected to the following webpage - http://localhost:9054/setup this will allow you to setup the Local Cache.
Note: The wizard will perform a number of checks that confirm connectivity, these will be displayed before the image above. As per the below screenshot:
In the case that either of these checks fail you'll need to perform the step given under Step 4.
Step 4. The setup wizard may prompt you to setup a proxy before attempting to sign into ClickView; you will need to fill out the relevant details in each section.
Step 5. You will be prompted to login with a ClickView account. Please note this account can be a SSO account. If it is an SSO account, you’ll find that you are redirected towards your IDP after entering your email address.
Step 6. Define a set of Administrator Credentials for the Admin Console.
Step 7. You will then be prompted to setup the name of the ClickView Local Cache (This is used to identify the device if you have multiple instances in the future).
Step 8. Choose the Storage Location. This is where the ClickView Local Cache will store files. The chosen location must be a directory that doesn't already contain any Files or Sub-Folders. Local Cache 2.0 doesn't currently support UNC paths.
Step 9. Set the disk size you wish to be used by the ClickView Local Cache.
Step 10. Once the setup process is completed you will redirected to the Admin Console where you can manage your Local Cache. how to navigate the admin console.