Set geoblocking rules for videos


You can restrict an individual cloud-hosted or registered video to viewers in certain countries. Use the following sections to manage geoblocking rules for a video.

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ā€¢ Geoblocking rules apply only to the content played within a player. Player libraries are not impacted by geoblocking rules.

ā€¢ Only Admin user accounts can create and manage geoblocking rules. Manager and Content Editor user accounts can only apply and remove geoblocking rules from content.



Create a geoblocking rule

Use the following video and steps to create a geoblocking rule for a video.

  1. From your JWP dashboard, click the cog next to your name > Properties. The Properties page appears.
  2. Click the name of a property.
  3. On the Content Protection tab in the Media Geoblocking section, click Create. The Create Geoblocking Rule panel appears.
  4. Enter a Rule Name.
  5. Select a Rule Type:


    Allow: Allow a specific list of locations to view this media

    Deny: Block a specific list of locations from viewing this media
  6. In the Locations dropdown menu, click the names of the countries to apply to the rule. The names of the countries appear in a list beneath the dropdown menu.


    If you need to remove a country, click the country name in the list beneath the dropdown menu.

  7. Click Save.

You can now add the geoblocking rule to videos.



Add a geoblocking rule to videos


Single Video

  1. From your Media Library, click the name of a video. The video settings will appear.
  2. On the Advanced Settings tab under Content Protection, select an existing geoblocking rule from the dropdown menu.
  3. Click Save.

Multiple Videos

  1. From your Media Library, click the checkbox next to each video to include in a geoblocking rule. The checkbox appears when you hover over the row of a video.
  2. Click Add Protection Rules. The Add Content Protection popup window appears.
  3. From the dropdown menu, Choose an existing geoblocking rule.
  4. Click Add.


Edit a video geoblocking rule

  1. From your JWP dashboard, click the cog next to your name > Properties. The Properties page appears.
  2. Click the name of a property.
  3. On the Content Protection tab in the Media Geoblocking section, hover over the rule you want to edit and click ā‹Æ > Edit. The Edit Geoblocking Rule panel appears.
  4. Edit the Rule Name, Rule Type, or Locations sections.
  5. Click Save.


Delete a video geoblocking rule

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Deleting a geoblocking rule is permanent and immediately removes geoblocking settings from all associated videos.

  1. From your JWP dashboard, click the gear icon next to your name > Properties.
  2. Click the name of a property.
  3. On the Content Protection tab in the Media Geoblocking section, hover over the rule you want to delete and click ā‹Æ > Delete.

The rule will be deleted and removed from all videos associated. The global property geoblocking setting, if enabled, will be applied back to these videos.