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  • How to Integrate Ad Astra into the Platform

    Ad Astra is an enterprise scheduling integration that allows room calendars to be synced and then mapped to registered Capture Devices or Applications in the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform. This guide will provide instructions on how to set up Ad Astra and integrate it with the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform.
     

    Obtaining the Station ID of a Registered Device

    The first step will be obtainting the Station ID of a registered device to sync with Ad Astra’s schedule.

    1. Follow these documents to register your PC and Apple devices, or Hardware Hub Appliance.
    2. To create a Recording Profile, follow the instructions here for PC and Apple. Users can also create a Shared Profile by following this guide here.
    3. Log in to the Platform as an IT Manager, go to Admin Panel and choose the Devices tab. Click on the Impromptu Session settings.
    4. Under Automation Profile, choose the Recording Profile for the registered Capture Devices or Applications then click Save.
    5. Click on the Gear icon and copy down the Station Number.

     

    Setting Up Organization Information in Ad Astra

    The second step is to set up the Organization information in Ad Astra.

    1. Log in to Ad Astra as an Admin.
    2. Under Settings, choose Campuses. Select Add to add your Organization to the Campus List. Next, enter the name of your Organization, then choose Save and Close.
    3. Under Settings, choose Buildings. Click on Add a Building, enter the building information then choose Save and Close.
    4. Under Settings, choose Rooms. Click on Add a Room, and enter the information for the application room. Then choose Save and Close.

     

    Integrating Ad Astra into the Platform

    The next step will provide instructions on how to integrate Ad Astra into the Platform.

    1. Log in to the Platform as an IT Manager.
    2. Go to Admin Panel, then choose the Integrations tab.
    3. Under Select an API to configure, choose Scheduling – Ad Astra.
    4. Enter all the required information as followed then click Save.
      • Username: Ad Astra admin account.
      • Password: Ad Astra admin account password.
      • Base URL: Your Organization Ad Astra URL.
      • Campus Name: Created in Section 2, step 2.
      • Building Code: Created in Section 2, step 3.
      • Room Number: Created in Section 2, step 4.
      • Station ID: Obtained in Section 1, step 6.

     

    Adding New Events in Ad Astra.

    Once Ad Astra is added to the Platform, all new events in Ad Astra will be automatically synced with the Organization calendar in the Platform.

    1. Log in to Ad Astra as an Admin.
    2. Go to the Events tab and click New Event.
    3. Enter the required information for the event then click Save and Close.
    4. All newly created events in Ad Astra will be auto-synced with the Platform every hour.
    5. Users can also perform a one-time sync of all events by navigating to the Integrations tab, choose Scheduling – Ad Astra then click on the Sync button.