AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Use this API to retrieve media content from a Kinesis video stream. In the request, you identify stream name or stream Amazon Resource Name (ARN), and the starting chunk. Kinesis Video Streams then returns a stream of chunks in order by fragment number.

You must first call the GetDataEndpoint API to get an endpoint to which you can then send the GetMedia requests.

When you put media data (fragments) on a stream, Kinesis Video Streams stores each incoming fragment and related metadata in what is called a "chunk." For more information, see . The GetMedia API returns a stream of these chunks starting from the chunk that you specify in the request.

The following limits apply when using the GetMedia API:


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to GetMediaAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.KinesisVideoMedia
Assembly: AWSSDK.KinesisVideoMedia.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual GetMediaResponse GetMedia(
         GetMediaRequest request
Type: Amazon.KinesisVideoMedia.Model.GetMediaRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the GetMedia service method.

Return Value
The response from the GetMedia service method, as returned by KinesisVideoMedia.


ClientLimitExceededException Kinesis Video Streams has throttled the request because you have exceeded the limit of allowed client calls. Try making the call later.
ConnectionLimitExceededException Kinesis Video Streams has throttled the request because you have exceeded the limit of allowed client connections.
InvalidArgumentException The value for this input parameter is invalid.
InvalidEndpointException Status Code: 400, Caller used wrong endpoint to write data to a stream. On receiving such an exception, the user must call GetDataEndpoint with AccessMode set to "READ" and use the endpoint Kinesis Video returns in the next GetMedia call.
NotAuthorizedException Status Code: 403, The caller is not authorized to perform an operation on the given stream, or the token has expired.
ResourceNotFoundException Status Code: 404, The stream with the given name does not exist.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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