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How works ID in signed URL

Saúl H 2017-09-28 22:53:51 UTC in Paywall: WMSAuth and beyond

I'm working with Nimble and I have a rule for my streams. I'm using Hotlinking Protection and it works fine. I read I can replace _IP with _ID, but I don't understand how works this, because the documentation talks about this using PPV with a handler.

How does _ID work in signed URL with Hotlinking Protection?

Thanks

Yury Udovichenko 2017-09-29 02:33:55 UTC

Hotlink protection is based on IP address so it doesn't make sense to add ID instead of that. The ID is specifically used for pay-per-view - this is the way you can identify specific user and use handler to decide what to do with that user.

Saul H 2017-10-03 15:48:52 UTC

Thanks, when I read the documentation I understood I can use ID with Hotlinking protection too.

Regards

Yury Udovichenko 2017-10-04 00:10:40 UTC

No, it's not applicable for hotlink protection.

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