Overriding the play() method server side to limit play time with Wowza

Graeme Bull authored this on Dec 20, 2011

In this tutorial we talk about using the play() method on the server side in Wowza to limit how long a client can play a stream. This is more powerful than doing it client side because you have full control from a security standpoint in that a malicious SWF also can not play the stream longer than you specifiy in the server side code. Wowza Media Server provides a lot of options with security and control over the end user's experience, this is just one of many techniques to take advantage of to make sure your apps stay secure and doing what you want. Keep in mind the concept explained is basic but there are a lot of options from here.

Tags for this tutorial: Actionscript 3, Flex, Security, Server Side Code, Streaming, Video, Wowza Media Server

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