ClickView Local Cache
The ClickView Local Cache will intelligently download and store videos from ClickView. This means playback on-campus for 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!
For more information about ClickView Local Cache 2.0, please refer to the following article: What is ClickView Local Cache 2.0? Do I need ClickView Local Cache 2.0?
- 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
Please note, these download links are for Windows Server 2012 R2 or higher. If you are running Windows Server 2008, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further instructions.
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 set up 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:
Note: In the case that either of these checks fails, 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.
Note: Please store these credentials somewhere as this will be used to log in to the Admin Console in the future.
Step 7. You will then be prompted to set up 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 be redirected to the Admin Console where you can manage your Local Cache.
For more information on how to navigate the admin console, please refer to the following article: How to navigate the admin console.