MediaTailor / Client / describe_vod_source



Provides details about a specific video on demand (VOD) source in a specific source location.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.describe_vod_source(
  • SourceLocationName (string) –


    The name of the source location associated with this VOD Source.

  • VodSourceName (string) –


    The name of the VOD Source.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'AdBreakOpportunities': [
            'OffsetMillis': 123
    'Arn': 'string',
    'CreationTime': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    'HttpPackageConfigurations': [
            'Path': 'string',
            'SourceGroup': 'string',
            'Type': 'DASH'|'HLS'
    'LastModifiedTime': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    'SourceLocationName': 'string',
    'Tags': {
        'string': 'string'
    'VodSourceName': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • AdBreakOpportunities (list) –

      The ad break opportunities within the VOD source.

      • (dict) –

        A location at which a zero-duration ad marker was detected in a VOD source manifest.

        • OffsetMillis (integer) –

          The offset in milliseconds from the start of the VOD source at which an ad marker was detected.

    • Arn (string) –

      The ARN of the VOD source.

    • CreationTime (datetime) –

      The timestamp that indicates when the VOD source was created.

    • HttpPackageConfigurations (list) –

      The HTTP package configurations.

      • (dict) –

        The HTTP package configuration properties for the requested VOD source.

        • Path (string) –

          The relative path to the URL for this VOD source. This is combined with SourceLocation::HttpConfiguration::BaseUrl to form a valid URL.

        • SourceGroup (string) –

          The name of the source group. This has to match one of the Channel::Outputs::SourceGroup.

        • Type (string) –

          The streaming protocol for this package configuration. Supported values are HLS and DASH.

    • LastModifiedTime (datetime) –

      The last modified time of the VOD source.

    • SourceLocationName (string) –

      The name of the source location associated with the VOD source.

    • Tags (dict) –

      The tags assigned to the VOD source. Tags are key-value pairs that you can associate with Amazon resources to help with organization, access control, and cost tracking. For more information, see Tagging AWS Elemental MediaTailor Resources.

      • (string) –

        • (string) –

    • VodSourceName (string) –

      The name of the VOD source.