Using AES with token authentication for Media Services

This post is a step by step walkthrough of using the Azure Media Services Explorer (http://aka.ms/amse) to apply AES encryption to a video asset.  I’ll describe the full process of applying envelope (AES) encryption and providing a JWT token with claims authentication.  Note that while this article specifically discusses AES, some of the same principles…

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Azure Media Player support for audio-only and video-only streams

Azure Media Player itself does not support audio-only or video-only streams as per the bottom of http://amp.azure.net/libs/amp/latest/docs/features.html.  This is due to issues with the AzureHtml5JS tech.  If you attempt to play a video-only asset in Azure Media Player you will see the error, “The video playback was aborted due to a corruption problem or because the…

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