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Create record index

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2018

When recording live videos, you can view the recorded content in the recording index area, or perform secondary edits on the recorded videos. After editing the video, a new m3u8 file is generated in the OSS system.


  1. Log on to the ApsaraVideo Live console.

  2. Click Recording Indexes in the left-side navigation pane.

  3. Select the expected region.

  4. Select the expected domain name.

  5. Click Create record index.


  6. On the Create record index page, select the period of the recording file, the AppName and the StreamName.



    • When broadcasting a livestream, if it is interrupted for more than 180 seconds, a new recording file is automatically generated and displayed in the timeline. You can splice the recording fragments together.
    • videolive-bucket is the name of the bucket. For details on media buckets setting, see Library settings.
    • In the green area, you can set the start time and end time to determine the video data that needs to be spliced or clipped. All the live recording fragments in this area can be selected for splicing.
  7. Set the Starting time and End time to splice or clip the selected recording. You can further edit the spliced or clipped video.

  8. Name the new file in ObjectName and click OK.


    Note: The stored m3u8 file can be found in the OSS storage directory indicated by the storage location.

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