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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.


Written by ohwhen

September 8, 2006 at 5:53 pm

Posted in Web/Tech

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