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Flash Media Server deep inside still a little bit Flashcomm…

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A year ago Macromedia/Adobe released Flash Media Server to the public. Gone was Flash Communication Server, dumped aside for the new, shiny server that could call Webservices, rename Files and what more….but today i found out deep inside this new, shiny server still feels a bit like it’s predecessor. When you connect to another server from Serverside Actionscript, the client.agent string display:

FlashCom/2.0.2 WIN/5.1.2600.

That’s right. 🙂 Now…you can check for this string on the server to do various security checks, and prevent other evil people from…let’s say…leeching streams like Stefan told you yesterday.

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Written by ohwhen

September 8, 2006 at 5:53 pm

Posted in Web/Tech

Meet me at IBC 2006 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands!

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Today the annual IBC ( International Broadcasting Conference ) starts in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Hundreds of broadcasters, content providers, equipment manufacturers  and professionals will meet and discuss the future of tv. Among them are well-known names such as Adobe, Vitalstream, ON2 and Brightcove ( the new company of former Macromedia CEO Jeremy Allaire ).

I will be there this weekend so if you want to meetup and say hi, leave a comment or shoot me an email. Press release after the jump.

Link: IBC 2006

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Written by ohwhen

September 8, 2006 at 1:02 pm

Posted in Web/Tech