Uploading from an HTTP server

In this section, we explain how you can upload and import video source files from an HTTP server into your encoding.com account. The process is quite similar to FTP. You can specify the source location of your video in one of two ways. You can enter the path directly in the following format:   ftp://login:password@host/path   Read more

How do I enable multithread downloading to FTP and HTTP source?

Encoding.com can ingest your source media using multiple FTP or HTTP threads for up to 3x faster ingest than our previous single threaded version. Simply add ?multithread to the end of your existing FTP or HTTP path. For example: ftp://user:password@server/path/movie.mp4?multithread | http://server/path/movie.mp4?multithread This attribute is default for all jobs using S3 as a storage location. Read more

The requested URL returned error: 404

For the HTTP source – the server returns 404 not found error. This error occurs after communication with the server can be established, but it cannot locate the requested files. Please check your paths and try again.

The requested URL returned error: 401

For the HTTP source: the server returns 401 not authorized error. It may be that the wrong username/password are specified. Please check your credentials and try again.

How can I specify where my source media is located?

As a source media you must specify an URL that could be of three types: 1) http://[user]:[password]@[server]/[path]/[filename] or 2) ftp://[user]:[password]@[server]/[path]/[filename] or 3) http://[your_bucket].s3.amazonaws.com/[path]/[filename] You can omit [user]:[password]@ in case of public (not password protected) resources. In last case, the bucket must have READ permission for AWS user 1a85ad8fea02b4d948b962948f69972a72da6bed800a7e9ca7d0b43dc61d5869.