Create Proxy

These plugins enable you to create proxies.

Create Proxy

This plugin manages the creation of a media asset of creation context proxy. This plugin is very similar in functionality to the transcode plugin.

Properties:

Table 1.
Field Value Explanation
Icon plugin icon
Sub-type Create Proxy Sub-type of this plugin
Classification Process Classification of this plugin
Deployment Internal Whether the plugin is deployed inside Ooyala Flex or within another product
Supports Configuration Whether this plugin supports configuration
Supports Scripting Whether configuration supports scripting
Scripting Context job, asset, event * What Ooyala Flex objects can be referenced from within the scripting context. * Note: the event object is only visible in the context of an action running in an event handler.
Undo Action   The action required to undo this action
Redo Action   The action required to redo this action
Timeout   Whether or not to select a timeout
Auto retry   Whether or not to select an automatic retry
Compatibility 5.x What versions of Ooyala Flex this plugin works for
Lifecycle Stable Maturity of this Plugin (Experimental, Unstable or Stable)

 

Configuration

This configuration allows you to specify plain text XML as a raw transcode profile or a transcode profile.

If the folder resource is specified, then the filesystem path is ignored. If the folder resource is not specified, then a filesystem path must be specified.

Table 2.
Field Field Type Mandatory Multiplicity Description
Transcode Profile complex

 

Profile to be used for the transcode
  • Transcode Profile
single option 1 Select a Ooyala Flex rranscode profile to use
  • Transcode Profile Name

string 1 Specify the name of the Ooyala Flex transcode profile to use. This field supports expression evaluation.
  • Transcode Profile as XML

string 1 Enter the Ooyala Flex transcode profile as XML
  • Transcode Profile as JSON
string 1 Enter the Ooyala Flex transcode profile as JSON
Destination complex 1 The final location of the output file
  • Folder Resource
single option   The output file will be placed in the specified folder resource
VFS Location complex 0..1 The output file will be placed in the specified VFS location
  • Protocol
single option   Protocol for accessing the location
  • Hostname
string   Hostname for accessing the location (mandatory except for file, s3, google or dropbox protocols)
  • Port
string   Port for accessing the location (mandatory except for file, s3, google or dropbox protocols) (#)
  • Path
string   Path for accessing the location (absolute path starting with / except for ftp, sftp, ftps which are relative to the user's home directory)
  • Username
string   Username for authentication (not required for file protocol)
  • Password
string   Password for authentication (not required for file, s3, google or dropbox protocols)
  • Key
string   Key for authentication (only applicable to s3, google and dropbox protocols)
  • Secret
string   Secret for authentication (only applicable to s3, google and dropbox protocols)
  • Token
string   Token for authentication (only applicable to google and dropbox protocols)
  • Bucket
string   Only applicable to S3 protocol
  • Private Key File
file   Only applicable for SFTP certificate authentication
File Name string 0..1 The output file will be generated with the specified file name
Reference Name string   The name to associate with the output file to allow referencing in a context hierarchy expression

Multiple Profile Create Proxy Action

This plugin manages the creation of one or more media assets of creation context proxy. This plugin is very similar in functionality to the multi transcode plugin.

This plugin can be configured to specify more than one transcode profile to use in order to create a number of child assets with different output formats.

Properties:

Table 3.
Field Value Explanation

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Plugin icon
Sub-type Create Proxy Sub-type of this plugin
Classification Process Classification of this plugin
Deployment Internal Whether the plugin is deployed inside Ooyala Flex or within another product
Supports Configuration Whether this plugin supports configuration
Supports Scripting Whether configuration supports scripting
Scripting Context Job, asset, event * What Ooyala Flex objects can be referenced from within the scripting context. * Note: the event object is only visible in the context of an action running in an event handler.
Undo Action   The action required to undo this action
Redo Action   The action required to redo this action
Timeout   Whether or not to select a timeout
Auto retry   Whether or not to select an automatic retry
Compatibility 5.x What versions of Ooyala Flex this plugin works for
Lifecycle Stable Maturity of this plugin (Experimental, Unstable or Stable)

Configuration:

Table 4.
Field Field Type Mandatory Multiplicity Description
Output File complex 1..* A create proxy output file to be produced

Transcode Profile

complex   Profile to be used for the transcode

Transcode Request XML

text   The XML profile will be used directly
Reference Name string   The name to associate with the output file to allow referencing in a context hierarchy expression
Destination complex   The final location of the output file

Folder Resource

Resource (Folder)   The output file will be placed in the specified folder resource

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