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Astra Web Interface

Astra provides a web interface that you can use to manage and configure the software.

Accessing the Web Interface

Web Interface works well in next browsers: Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

The default port for the web interface is 8000. To access the web interface, enter the following URL in your web browser: http://your-server:8000, where your-server is the IP address or hostname of the server where Cesbo Astra is installed.

Login to Web Interface

Web Interface Login

Default login and password: admin. We recommend changing the default password to a more secure one to prevent unauthorized access.

Interface Overview

Streams and Adapters - is a section of the dashboard provides a real-time status of all Channels and DVB Adapters. It displays a list of all streams, along with their name, status, bitrate, and other details. The dashboard also displays a list of all adapters, along with their status and signal strength. This allows administrators to quickly identify any issues and make necessary adjustments
Main Menu - is a central hub of the Cesbo Astra interface. It provides users with easy navigation between different functions
Sessions - provides a list of all active sessions for HTTP/HLS clients
Settings - list of all Astra settings, such as Users management, HTTP Authentication, Astra General settings, etc
Log - real-time messages about the status of the Astra software. This allows users to monitor and troubleshoot any issues that may arise
Search - quick search for channels and adapters. The Search function can be accessed by pressing the S key
New Adapter - configure a new DVB Adapter to receive signals from DVB networks, including satellite, cable, or terrestrial sources. Learn more in our Introduction to DVB Adapter Tuning guide
New Stream - add a new Stream
View - customize interface theme and dashboard settings such a channels and dvb adapters grouping, ordering, filtring

Updated on: 04/05/2023

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