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Amazon Kinesis Video Streams
Developer Guide

GetDataEndpoint

Gets an endpoint for a specified stream for either reading or writing. Use this endpoint in your application to read from the specified stream (using the GetMedia or GetMediaForFragmentList operations) or write to it (using the PutMedia operation).

Note

The returned endpoint does not have the API name appended. The client needs to add the API name to the returned endpoint.

In the request, specify the stream either by StreamName or StreamARN.

Request Syntax

POST /getDataEndpoint HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "APIName": "string", "StreamARN": "string", "StreamName": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

APIName

The name of the API action for which to get an endpoint.

Type: String

Valid Values: PUT_MEDIA | GET_MEDIA | LIST_FRAGMENTS | GET_MEDIA_FOR_FRAGMENT_LIST

Required: Yes

StreamARN

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the stream that you want to get the endpoint for. You must specify either this parameter or a StreamName in the request.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: arn:aws:kinesisvideo:[a-z0-9-]+:[0-9]+:[a-z]+/[a-zA-Z0-9_.-]+/[0-9]+

Required: No

StreamName

The name of the stream that you want to get the endpoint for. You must specify either this parameter or a StreamARN in the request.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 256.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_.-]+

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "DataEndpoint": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

DataEndpoint

The endpoint value. To read data from the stream or to write data to it, specify this endpoint in your application.

Type: String

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

ClientLimitExceededException

Kinesis Video Streams has throttled the request because you have exceeded the limit of allowed client calls. Try making the call later.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidArgumentException

The value for this input parameter is invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NotAuthorizedException

The caller is not authorized to perform this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 401

ResourceNotFoundException

Amazon Kinesis Video Streams can't find the stream that you specified.

HTTP Status Code: 404

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: