AWS Elemental MediaConnect
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Updating the Source of a Flow

You can update the source of an existing flow, even when the flow is currently running.

To update the source of an existing flow (console)

  1. Open the MediaConnect console at

  2. On the Flows page, choose the name of the flow that you want to update.

  3. Choose the Source tab.

  4. Choose Update source.

  5. Make the appropriate changes, and then choose Update source.

To update the source of an existing flow (AWS CLI)

  • In the AWS CLI, use the update-flow-source command:

    aws mediaconnect update-flow-source --flow-arn arn:aws:mediaconnect:us-east-1:111122223333:flow:1-23aBC45dEF67hiJ8-12AbC34DE5fG:AwardsShow --source-arn arn:aws:mediaconnect:us-east-1:111122223333:source:2-3aBC45dEF67hiJ89-c34de5fG678h:AwardsShowSource --whitelist-cidr --profile PMprofile

    The following example shows the return value:

    { "FlowArn": "arn:aws:mediaconnect:us-east-1:111122223333:flow:1-23aBC45dEF67hiJ8-12AbC34DE5fG:AwardsShow", "Source": { "IngestIp": "", "Description": "NYC awards show", "Transport": { "Protocol": "rtp", "MaxBitrate": 80000000 }, "WhitelistCidr": "", "SourceArn": "arn:aws:mediaconnect:us-east-1:111122223333:source:2-3aBC45dEF67hiJ89-c34de5fG678h:AwardsShowSource", "IngestPort": 5000, "Name": "AwardsShowSource" } }