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[ aws . ivs ]

create-channel

Description

Creates a new channel and an associated stream key to start streaming.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-channel
[--authorized | --no-authorized]
[--latency-mode <value>]
[--name <value>]
[--recording-configuration-arn <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--type <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--authorized | --no-authorized (boolean)

Whether the channel is private (enabled for playback authorization). Default: false .

--latency-mode (string)

Channel latency mode. Use NORMAL to broadcast and deliver live video up to Full HD. Use LOW for near-real-time interaction with viewers. (Note: In the Amazon IVS console, LOW and NORMAL correspond to Ultra-low and Standard, respectively.) Default: LOW .

Possible values:

  • NORMAL
  • LOW

--name (string)

Channel name.

--recording-configuration-arn (string)

Recording-configuration ARN. Default: "" (empty string, recording is disabled).

--tags (map)

Array of 1-50 maps, each of the form string:string (key:value) .

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Shorthand Syntax:

KeyName1=string,KeyName2=string

JSON Syntax:

{"string": "string"
  ...}

--type (string)

Channel type, which determines the allowable resolution and bitrate. If you exceed the allowable resolution or bitrate, the stream probably will disconnect immediately. Default: STANDARD . Valid values:

  • STANDARD : Multiple qualities are generated from the original input, to automatically give viewers the best experience for their devices and network conditions. Resolution can be up to 1080p and bitrate can be up to 8.5 Mbps. Audio is transcoded only for renditions 360p and below; above that, audio is passed through.
  • BASIC : Amazon IVS delivers the original input to viewers. The viewer’s video-quality choice is limited to the original input. Resolution can be up to 480p and bitrate can be up to 1.5 Mbps.

Possible values:

  • BASIC
  • STANDARD

--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.

Examples

Example 1: To create a channel with no recording

The following create-channel example creates a new channel and an associated stream key to start streaming.

aws ivs create-channel \
    -name "test-channel"

Output:

{
    "channel": {
        "arn": "arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:channel/abcdABCDefgh",
        "name": "test-channel",
        "latencyMode": "LOW",
        "recordingConfigurationArn": "",
        "ingestEndpoint": "a1b2c3d4e5f6.global-contribute.live-video.net",
        "playbackUrl": "https://a1b2c3d4e5f6.us-west-2.playback.live-video.net/api/video/v1/us-west-2.123456789012.channel.abcdEFGH.m3u8",
        "tags": {}
    },
    "streamKey": {
        "arn": "arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:stream-key/g1H2I3j4k5L6",
        "value": "sk_us-west-2_abcdABCDefgh_567890abcdef",
        "channelArn": "arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:channel/abcdABCDefgh",
        "tags": {}
    }
}

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

Example 2: To create a channel with recording enabled, using the RecordingConfiguration resource specified by its ARN

The following create-channel example creates a new channel and an associated stream key to start streaming, and sets up recording for the channel:

aws ivs create-channel \
    --name test-channel-with-recording \
    --recording-configuration-arn "arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:recording-configuration/ABCD12cdEFgh"

Output:

{
    "channel": {
        "arn": "arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:channel/abcdABCDefgh",
        "name": "test-channel-with-recording",
        "latencyMode": "LOW",
        "type": "STANDARD",
        "recordingConfigurationArn": "arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:recording-configuration/ABCD12cdEFgh",
        "ingestEndpoint": "a1b2c3d4e5f6.global-contribute.live-video.net",
        "playbackUrl": "https://a1b2c3d4e5f6.us-west-2.playback.live-video.net/api/video/v1/us-west-2.123456789012.channel.abcdEFGH.m3u8",
        "authorized": false,
        "tags": {}
    },
    "streamKey": {
        "arn": "arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:stream-key/abcdABCDefgh",
        "value": "sk_us-west-2_abcdABCDefgh_567890abcdef",
        "channelArn": "arn:aws:ivs:us-west-2:123456789012:channel/abcdABCDefgh",
        "tags": {}
    }
}

For more information, see Record to Amazon S3 in the Amazon Interactive Video Service User Guide.

Output

channel -> (structure)

arn -> (string)

Channel ARN.

authorized -> (boolean)

Whether the channel is private (enabled for playback authorization). Default: false .

ingestEndpoint -> (string)

Channel ingest endpoint, part of the definition of an ingest server, used when you set up streaming software.

latencyMode -> (string)

Channel latency mode. Use NORMAL to broadcast and deliver live video up to Full HD. Use LOW for near-real-time interaction with viewers. Default: LOW . (Note: In the Amazon IVS console, LOW and NORMAL correspond to Ultra-low and Standard, respectively.)

name -> (string)

Channel name.

playbackUrl -> (string)

Channel playback URL.

recordingConfigurationArn -> (string)

Recording-configuration ARN. A value other than an empty string indicates that recording is enabled. Default: "" (empty string, recording is disabled).

tags -> (map)

Array of 1-50 maps, each of the form string:string (key:value) .

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

type -> (string)

Channel type, which determines the allowable resolution and bitrate. If you exceed the allowable resolution or bitrate, the stream probably will disconnect immediately. Default: STANDARD . Valid values:

  • STANDARD : Multiple qualities are generated from the original input, to automatically give viewers the best experience for their devices and network conditions. Resolution can be up to 1080p and bitrate can be up to 8.5 Mbps. Audio is transcoded only for renditions 360p and below; above that, audio is passed through.
  • BASIC : Amazon IVS delivers the original input to viewers. The viewer’s video-quality choice is limited to the original input. Resolution can be up to 480p and bitrate can be up to 1.5 Mbps.

streamKey -> (structure)

arn -> (string)

Stream-key ARN.

channelArn -> (string)

Channel ARN for the stream.

tags -> (map)

Array of 1-50 maps, each of the form string:string (key:value) .

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

value -> (string)

Stream-key value.