Send Actions to Media Server

You can make requests to Media Server by using either GET or POST HTTP request methods.

HPE recommends that you send video data to Media Server by providing a URL or a path to a file. Video files are very large and sending them over HTTP, as either multipart/form-data or a base64 encoded string, could cause Media Server to slow and potentially lead to interruptions in service. Image, audio, and text files are generally much smaller and so you can send these files over HTTP.


The MaxInputString and MaxFileUploadSize configuration parameters set a limit on the maximum size of HTTP strings and the maximum size of files that you can upload. The default values for these parameters allow HTTP strings that contain a maximum of 64,000 characters, and uploaded files with a maximum size of 10,000,000 bytes.