Important changes in Adobe Media Server 5.0.1

Adobe Media Server 5.0.1 has introduced a few important branding and configuration-level changes. See the following changes:

Change

Description

Changes in the httpd.conf configuration file

The following list shows the summary of changes:
  • All the configuration elements starting with the prefix”“FlashAccess” have been renamed to start with “HdsDrm” for HDS and “JitDrm” for JIT.

  • All the configuration elements starting with the prefix “HLSFAXS” have been renamed to start with “HLSDrm”.

  • New property: PHLSCommonKeyFile

  • New property: PHLSContentID

  • Modified property: PHLSOutputProtection

  • Modified property: PHLSPlaybackExpiration

  • Modified property: PHLSPlayerBindingEnabled

  • Modified property: PHLSWhitelistFolder

  • Renamed property: From "HLSDrmEmbedMetadata" to "HLSEmbedMetadata"

  • Protection scheme property values starting with the prefix “FlashAccessV” have been renamed to “AdobeAccessV”. Note that the previous values will also work so the existing content/event specific configurations will work without any refactoring.

Changes in executables

The following list shows the summary of changes on Linux:
  • fmsmaster has been renamed to amsmaster

  • fmscore has been renamed to amscore

  • fmsedge has been renamed to amsedge

  • fmsadmin has been renamed to amsadmin

The following list shows the summary of changes on Windows:
  • FMSMaster.exe has been renamed to AMSMaster.exe

  • FMSAdmin.exe has been renamed to AMSAdmin.exe

  • FMSCore.exe has been renamed to AMSCore.exe

  • FMSEdge.exe has been renamed to AMSEdge.exe

Changes in installer scripts

The following list shows the summary of changes:
  • fmsmgr has been renamed to amsmgr

  • installFMS has been renamed to installAMS

  • uninstallFMS has been renamed to uninstallAMS

Changes in names of the tools

The following list shows the summary of changes:
  • fmscheck has been renamed to amscheck

  • fms_adminConsole.swf has been renamed to ams_adminConsole.swf

Changes in names of the services

The following list shows the summary of changes on Linux:
  • fmsadmin has been renamed to amsadmin

  • fms has been renamed to ams

The following list shows the summary of changes on Windows:
  • FMSAdmin has been renamed to AMSAdmin

  • FMS has been renamed to AMS

  • FMSHttpd has been renamed to AMSHttpd

Changes in the name of configuration files

fms.ini has been renamed to ams.ini

Other changes

The following list shows the summary of changes:
  • Default installed directory on Linux is now /opt/adobe/ams

  • Default installed directory on Windows is now "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Media Server 5"

  • Default User name is changed from "fms" to "ams"

  • Registered Services reference location on Linux is changed from

"/etc/adobe/fms/services" to "/etc/adobe/ams/services"