Ok, here the deal. Using director and flash, Ive created a
module that displays various types of content, one of which are flv
files. All items in my project work when run locally from my
machine. As soon as I try to run it over an intranet, the flv files
dont load. There is a connection to the intranet and, using windows
explorer, I can navigate to the files on my machine.
The flv file can be played over the intranet using a standard
free-be player but the swf file wont load it.
The only difference is that instead of feeding it a local
path, such as:
Im using a network path, such as:
OK, anyone who has had this problem, here's a quick fix.
You must copy the flv file to your local machine into some
temp folder and then feed your swf file (which contains the FLV
Playback object) the local path of the file into a variable used
for the FLV's contentPath property.
For some reason, flv's dont like to load over an intranet.
This function above worked for me. Be aware, all my code for
copying the flv file to a local directory was done in director, not
flash. I'm not sure how to write the code in flash, but some of
these guys here, as well as the Flash Help file, should be of some