Ingest MJPEG Video streamed over HTTP

This section describes how to ingest MJPEG video that is streamed over HTTP.

To ingest MJPEG video that is streamed over HTTP

  1. Create a new configuration to send to Media Server with the process action, or open an existing configuration that you want to modify.

  2. In the [Ingest] section, set the following configuration parameters:

    IngestEngine The name of a section in the configuration file that will contain the ingestion settings.

    For example:

    [Ingest]
    IngestEngine=MJPEG
  3. Create a new section in the configuration file to contain the ingestion settings, and set the following parameters:

    Type The ingest engine to use. Set this parameter to MJPEG_HTTP.

    For example:

    [MJPEG]
    Type=MJPEG_HTTP
    
    TIP:

    There is no configuration parameter to specify the source. You must specify the URL of the stream that you want to ingest as the value of the Source parameter in the Process action, when you start processing.

    For more information about the parameters you can set to configure ingestion, refer to the Media Server Reference.

  4. Save and close the configuration file. HPE recommends that you save your configuration files in the location specified by the ConfigDirectory parameter.


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