API Documentation: sevu.updatestream


Update the record settings for a stream

Example Request (JSON)

Example Code (PHP)

    $request = array(
        'command' => 'sevu.updatestream',
        'api_key' => 'APX4GKLM0RKQLSP2FBO1ROPKSSW47DZE',
        'timestamp' => time(),
        'cdn' => 158,
        'stream_id' => '1',
        'record' => true,
        'record_type' => 'stream',
        'segment_type' => 'size',
        'segment_value =>  15,
        //Create request signature
    $json_request = json_encode($request);
    $sig = base64_encode(hash_hmac('sha256', $json_request,
        '8fc8c48da81e6a2a06a9556379bf798af508dc0792497c678b4c3532ba8b637f', true));
    $request['signature'] = $sig;
    $json_request = json_encode($request);
    $ch = curl_init();
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://api.scaleengine.net/stable/'); // Set the URL
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, true); // Perform a POST
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true); // If not set, curl prints output to the browser
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, false); // If set, curl returns headers as part of the data stream
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, array('json' => $json_request)); //'Json' string or 'PHP' serialized return
    //If your PHP host does not have a proper SSL certificate bundle, you will need to turn off SSL Certificate Verification
    //This is dangerous, and should only be done temporarily until a proper certificate bundle can be installed
    //curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, false); // Turns off verification of the SSL certificate.
    //curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, false); // Turns off verification of the SSL certificate.
    $response = curl_exec($ch); //Execute the API Call
    if (!$response) {
        die('Failed to connect to ScaleEngine API');
    //Decode the response as an associative array 
    $arrResponse = json_decode($response, true); 
    if ($arrResponse) {
        //Operation completed successfully
        //TODO Add work here
    } else {
        //Operation failed
        echo 'An error occured processing your request:';

Request Fields

command [REQUIRED] [string] - API command to execute
cdn_id [REQUIRED] [int] - The ScaleEngine CDN ID of your account
api_key [REQUIRED] [string] - The API key provided as part of your account
timestamp [REQUIRED] [int] - The unix timestamp of your request, used to prevent authenticated API requests from being replayed
app [REQUIRED] [string] - The ScaleEngine Application name
stream_id [REQUIRED] [int] - Unique ID of the stream. This can be found by calling sevu.liststreamusers
Record Settings
record [REQUIRED] [boolean] - Auto Record when a stream is published. When disabled, recording can be started by calling recording.start
record_type [REQUIRED] [string]
  • "stream" - recordings will append the date the recording finished onto the recorded file name.
  • "event" recordings will append the date the recording start to the recorded file name, and a "pt#" if necessary
segment_type [REQUIRED] [string] Segmented recording will automatically split files based on the type selected.
  • "duration" - split recordings based the a number of minutes provided.
  • "size" - split recordings based the a number in MBs provided.
  • "schedule" - split recordings based the a crontab expression.
  • "disabled" - recordings will run until the stream is unpublished
segment_value [REQUIRED] the segment_value data type is determined by which segment_type you choose.
  • Duration [int] - # of minutes
  • Size [int] - # of MBs
  • Schedule [string] - valid crontab expression (ex. '*/15 * * * *' every 15 minutes)

Example Result (JSON)

    "code": 2111,
    "message": "Stream updated",
    "status": "success",
    "handle_time":"0.3795 seconds"

Result Fields

code [int] - API Response Code
  • 0009 - Segment Type may only be schedule, size, or duration.
  • 0010 - Segments of Duration and Size require a value greater than 0.
  • 0011 - Invalid CRONTAB expression given.
  • 2110 - Stream User could not be updated
  • 2111 - Stream User updated
message [string] - Debugging message
status [string] - "success" or "failure"
handle_time [float] - The amount of time spent processing your request