Last updated: 2020-08-14 09:41:59

1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

  • After a media file is forbidden, except previewing it in the VOD Console, accessing the URLs of its various resources (such as source file, output files, and screenshots) in other scenarios will return error 403.
    It takes about 5-10 minutes for a forbidding/unblocking operation to take effect across the entire network.

A maximum of 20 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

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2. Input Parameters

The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

Parameter Name Required Type Description
Action Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: ForbidMediaDistribution.
Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2018-07-17.
Region No String Common parameter. This parameter is not required for this API.
FileIds.N Yes Array of String List of media files. Up to 20 ones can be submitted at a time.
Operation Yes String forbid: forbids, recover: unblocks.
SubAppId No Integer Subapplication ID in VOD. If you need to access a resource in a subapplication, enter the subapplication ID in this field; otherwise, leave it empty.

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
NotExistFileIdSet Array of String List of IDs of files that do not exist.
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Example

Example1 Forbidding a media file

Input Example
&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

  "Response": {
    "RequestId": "12ae8d8e-dce3-4151-1d4b-5594145287e1",
    "NotExistFileIdSet": []

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6. Error Code

The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

Error Code Description
InternalError Internal error.
InvalidParameter Invalid parameter.
InvalidParameterValue.FileIdsTooMany Incorrect parameter value: too many FileId
InvalidParameterValue.Operation Incorrect parameter value: invalid Operation.
UnauthorizedOperation Unauthorized operation.

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