How do I create a link to a video?
Most of the time, a recorded lecture will be made available when it is published to an Echo360 course. (See How do I publish a recording?) However, occasionally Echo is used to record one-off events that are not associated to a course. These videos can be made available via a public link.
Public links can be set to be truly public (open to anyone) or restricted to users with Tufts credentials.
Record the event and allow it to process
Log into Echo360 and switch your role to "Administrator"
Click on "Captures"
Find the recording on the "Complete" tab
Use the search bar and the filters in the sidebar to narrow your search.
The list of captures defaults to only show recordings made today. To find older recordings, click "Clear" next to the Date filter in the sidebar.
Click on the title of the recording
A preview of the recording opens.
The Share Settings screen appears.
Click the "Links" tab and the "Add Link" button.
Check the link settings
Links default to Public access, which means any person with the link can view the video.
To restrict the video to users with Tufts accounts, turn Public access off. If a user clicks a link with Public access turned off, they will be asked to log in with their Tufts credentials.
Provide the link to the client who requested the event recording
The client can distribute the link via email or post it on Canvas.
To deactivate a link, scroll to the "Links" section underneath the video and deselect "Share link"
If the link is no longer needed, it can be deactivated. It is recommended that you deselect “Active,” rather than deleting the link altogether. This allows for the link to be reactivated later if need be.