VOD supports hotlink protection configuration, which allows you to set the validity period, number of viewers, playback duration, etc. This document describes how to use the superplayer to play back a video with hotlink protection enabled.
Before reading this document, please make sure that you have read Stage 1. Play back a video with superplayer in the Superplayer Guide. This document uses the account activated and the video uploaded in stage 1.
The following takes enabling key hotlink protection for the default distribution domain name under your account as an example:
Please do not directly enable hotlink protection for the domain name in your production environment; otherwise, playback of videos in the production environment may fail.
In the previous step, you have enabled hotlink protection for the default distribution domain name. Now, you can use the superplayer for web, iOS, and Android to quickly preview video playback.
Select Media Assets > Video Management, find the video uploaded and processed in step 1, click Manage in the "Operation" column, and select Superplayer Preview.
Select "default" as Superplayer Configuration.
defaultis a preset superplayer configuration, which is used to output the adaptive bitstream with template 10 and the image sprite with template 10.
As hotlink protection is enabled for the default distribution domain name, you can set the hotlink protection expiration time and the preview duration on the Playback Control tab. You can use the default parameter settings here (the default expiration time of playback hotlink protection is 1 day, and the preview duration and maximum number of IPs allowed for playback are left empty).
In Web Player, click the button in the middle of the player, and you can play back the video on web.
After hotlink protection is enabled, the superplayer requires a signature within its validity period to play back the video. You can use the signature tool to quickly generate a signature.
Enter the Superplayer - Signature Generation Tool page and enter the following parameters:
1400xxx357(if a subapplication is used, enter the subapplication's
fileId, which is
Click Generate Signature, and the generated signature will be displayed in the "Signature Generation Result" text box.
In Media Assets > Video Management > Superplayer Preview in the console, you can get the corresponding web player source code for video preview for your reference.
At this point, you have understood how to use the superplayer to play back a video with hotlink protection enabled.
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