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[ aws . ivs ]



Gets information about the active (live) stream on a specified channel.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--channel-arn <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--channel-arn (string)

Channel ARN for stream to be accessed.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


To get information about a stream

The following get-stream example gets information about the stream for the specified channel.

aws ivs get-stream \
    --channel-arn arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:channel/abcdABCDefgh


    "stream": {
        "channelArn": "arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:channel/abcdABCDefgh",
        "playbackUrl": "",
        "startTime": "2020-05-05T21:55:38Z",
        "state": "LIVE",
        "health": "HEALTHY",
        "viewerCount": 1

For more information, see Create a Channel in the Amazon Interactive Video Service User Guide.


stream -> (structure)

Specifies a live video stream that has been ingested and distributed.

channelArn -> (string)

Channel ARN for the stream.

playbackUrl -> (string)

URL of the video master manifest, required by the video player to play the HLS stream.

startTime -> (timestamp)

ISO-8601 formatted timestamp of the stream’s start.

state -> (string)

The stream’s state.

health -> (string)

The stream’s health.

viewerCount -> (long)

Number of current viewers of the stream.