I have a question on the target storage for the movies served by the Flash Media server. In your FAQ you mention that data can be stored on a local server or remote location. I assume you are referring to CIFS and NFS mountpoints? Do you support any REST based storage solution as a backend for the Adobe Streaming server? For example could I store my data on an Amazon S3, OpenStack,... compliant storage solution.
Referring to the following FAQ:
Flash Media Server runs on either Windows or Linux 64-bit operating systems. The XML-based configuration and C++ plug-ins allow a great deal of customization. Media files can be stored on the local server or in remote locations. Plug-ins can be configured to provide access control, directory/file mapping, authentication, or additional security features.
Unfortunately there is no direct way of doing this. Basically you would have to access S3 buckets from using any EC2 instance (http://code.google.com/p/s3fs/wiki/FuseOverAmazon). On your FMS machine - create a mount using public IP of EC2 instance and then use VirtualDirectory settings of FMS.
Hi Thanks for your answer.
As more and more object storage systems come into the market I strongly recommend you to integrate with a native Amazon S3 and OpenStack API instead of recommending a FUSE implementation.
Can you tell me if that is on the roadmap by any chance?