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Spin-up playout channels as needed – for events or for disaster recovery purposes. Visualize operational KPIs and synchronize playlists with your MAM.

Makalu is a pure software-defined, cost-effective and highly automated playout automation for broadcasters and content providers of any kind and size. It is based on a manufacturer-independent, service-oriented architecture to achieve a maximum level of flexibility and scalability and runs on most public or hosted private clouds as well as on virtualized environments.

You can find more details and the supported operations on

How to get started with Makalu integration

Before you get started using Makalu integration please make sure that you have the needed permission for the operations. Here you can find the Makalu API Documentation.

  1. You need a Client ID and a Client Secret for authentication. Get your ID and secret by contacting your Makalu account administrator.

  2. Go to qibb Workflow Editor, open Node Catalog in the right sidebar, and install Makalu node by clicking on the + button.

  3. Drag the Makalu Auth, Makalu nodes and any other nodes you require from the left sidebar to your flow and connect them.

  4. Open the Makalu Auth node, enter your Client ID and Client Secret, select an operation in Makalu node and you can start using the integration!


Importing flow examples of a node

Once you've successfully installed a node from the qibb catalog, you can easily import example flows that showcase how the nodes can be used. These example flows are directly accessible within the Flow Editor and are designed to guide users with helpful hints, including how to configure mandatory parameters and credentials.

Here's how to import examples:

  1. In the top right corner of the Flow Editor, click on the menu icon.

  2. Select Import to open the Import Dialog.

  3. Click on the Examples tab.

  4. Choose an example from the list.

  5. Confirm your selection by clicking on the Import button.

By following these steps, you are now ready to make basic API calls using the provided examples. For further exploration of what’s possible, you can find more complex examples in the Flow Catalog.

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