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Configure and authenticate Facebook location

Only systems that publish assets to Facebook require this process.
  • The express/core server, workflow server, or separate server must be configured with the GV STRATUS Social Media Engine role and deployed by SiteConfig.
  • The Social Media Engine must be running in GV STRATUS Control Panel Engines settings.
  • Both "STRATUS-SMNSOCIALMEDIAENGINE” and “STRATUS-SMNFACEBOOK” licenses are installed on the core/express or separate server.
Configure a location as follows:
  1. In GV STRATUS Control Panel, navigate to General | Locations Config | External Media | Add.

    The External Media Location Configuration dialog appears.

  2. Configure as follows:
    Setting or button Description
    Location Name The name of the location, as it appears in the application. This can be any name, as appropriate for your workflow. This identifies the Facebook location when publishing assets to your Facebook account via the GV STRATUS application.
    Description Your description of the location.
    Platform Select Facebook from the drop-down list.
  3. Click Register.

    A web-browser opens automatically for you to enter the account credentials.

  4. Enter the e-mail address and password of the Facebook account.
  5. Select the Keep me logged in to GV STRATUS check-box and click Log In.

    The GV STRATUS permission page opens.

  6. Click OK to allow GV STRATUS system to manage and publish assets on your Facebook account.

    In the Social Media Locations Configuration dialog, your Facebook user name and email address are displayed.

  7. Click the Pages drop-down list and select your Facebook page.
  8. Click Apply to save the Facebook location configuration in the GV STRATUS Control Panel.
Next, configure the Publish External Media Network rule.

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