Creates a snapshot template.

  • After you create a snapshot template, you can specify the ID of the snapshot template in the request of the SubmitSnapshotJob operation to take snapshots.
  • You can receive the SnapshotComplete event notification by using an HTTP or HTTPS URL or in Message Service (MNS). For more information, see Overview.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes AddVodTemplate

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to AddVodTemplate.

Name String Yes test

The name of the template.

  • The name can be up to 128 bytes in length.
  • The value must be encoded in UTF-8.
TemplateConfig String Yes {"SnapshotConfig":{"Count":10,"SpecifiedOffsetTime":0,"Interval":1},"SnapshotType":"NormalSnapshot"}

The configurations of the snapshot template. The value is a JSON-formatted string. For more information about the data structure, see the "SnapshotTemplateConfig" section of the Media processing parameters topic.

TemplateType String Yes Snapshot

The type of the template. Set the value to Snapshot.

AppId String No app-****

The ID of the application. Default value: app-1000000. For more information, see Overview.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 25818875-5F78-4A*****F6-D7393642CA58

The ID of the request.

VodTemplateId String f5b228fe6930e*****0d6bf55bd87789

The ID of the snapshot template. You can call the SubmitSnapshotJob operation to take snapshots.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "RequestId": "25818875-5F78-4A*****F6-D7393642CA58",

Error codes

For a list of error codes, visit the API Error Center.

SDK examples

We recommend that you use server SDKs to call this operation. You can view the sample code of different languages to call this operation by clicking the following links: