VariantSegmentTemplate

A template to use to construct the URL of every GetPlaylist action that is produced by Media Server, including the "http://" prefix.

You should only need to set this parameter if your media player sends requests to an application in front of Media Server.

You can use the following macros:

Macro Description Example Value
{stream} The name of the stream, as requested by the GetPlaylist action. News
{startTime} The start time for the content requested by the GetPlaylist action. 2015-02-05T12:38:21Z
{duration} The duration of the content requested by the GetPlaylist action. 10000
{offset} The amount of time in milliseconds that the playlist is offset from being live, as set by the GetPlaylist action. 60000
{hlsVersion} The HLS version of the playlist requested by the GetPlaylist action. 4
{format} The format of the playlist, requested by the GetPlaylist action. m3u8
{mediaSegmentTemplate} The media segment template specified by the GetPlaylist action.  
{variantSegmentTemplate} The variant segment template specified by the GetPlaylist action.  
Type: String
Default: action=getPlaylist&stream={stream}&startTime={startTime}&duration={duration}&offset={offset}&liveUrl={liveUrl}&hlsVersion={hlsVersion}&format={format}&mediaSegmentTemplate={mediaSegmentTemplate}&variantSegmentTemplate={variantSegmentTemplate}
Required:

Required in Defaults section

Optional in a section that defines a stream

Configuration Section: MyStream or Defaults
Example: VariantSegmentTemplate=http://mediaserver:14000/action=getPlaylist&stream={stream}&startTime={startTime}&duration={duration}&offset={offset}&liveUrl={liveUrl}&hlsVersion={hlsVersion}&format={format}&mediaSegmentTemplate={mediaSegmentTemplate}&variantSegmentTemplate={variantSegmentTemplate}
See Also: MediaSegmentTemplate

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