Remote Control of your TV Server via HTTP

You are able to control the starting and stopping your TV Server recordings, and can query its status through a web URL:

http://your.tv.server.ip/admin/quickrecord.php

Parameters

To control recording operations, you will need to build a URL link which includes each of the following parameters.

op

The operation to execute. This can be one of the following values:

START | STOP | STATUS
username

The account of the user who will execute the operation. Example:

admin
password

An MD5 hash of the password associated with username. Example:

8409eb933e9f364ce2a7dbad59201f2f
folder

The name of the folder in which to store the new recording. Example:

Content Folder
title

The title of the recording. Example:

Sales Department Meeting
description

The description of the recording. Example:

Monday morning sales team meeting

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All strings must be correctly URL encoded. There are functions available in almost all programming and scripting languages which facilitate this.

Example URLs

Starting and continuing a new recording

To start a recording in Content Folder entitled Sales Department Meeting with the description of Monday morning sales team meeting, get the following URL:

http://your.tv.server.ip/admin/quickrecord.php? op=START&username=admin&folder=Content%20Folder&title=Sales%20Department%20Meeting&description=Monday%20morning%20sales%20team%20meeting&password=8409eb933e9f364ce2a7dbad59201f2f

The result of a START operation will be one of two responses:

STARTED OK | ALREADY RUNNING

If you are using AV automation equipment, repeat the START request once every 30 seconds until the recording is stopped.

Querying a recording's status

To query the status of your recording, use the following:

http://your.tv.server.ip/admin/quickrecord.php? op=STATUS&username=admin&folder=Content%20Folder&title=Sales%20Department%20Meeting&description=Monday%20morning%20sales%20team%20meeting&password=8409eb933e9f364ce2a7dbad59201f2f

The result of a STATUS operation will be one of two responses:

RUNNING OK | NO RUNNING RECORDING
Stopping a recording

To stop this recording, use the following:

http://your.tv.server.ip/admin/quickrecord.php? op=STOP&username=admin&folder=Content%20Folder&title=Sales%20Department%20Meeting&description=Monday%20morning%20sales%20team%20meeting&password=8409eb933e9f364ce2a7dbad59201f2f

The result of a STOP operation will be one of two responses:

RUNNING OK | NO RUNNING RECORDING
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