getFileDetail


SoftLayer_Network_Media_Transcode_Account::getFileDetail

Returns detailed information on a video or audio file

Overview

This method returns detailed information of a media file that resides in the Transcode FTP server. A [[SoftLayer_Container_Network_Media_Information|media information]] object contains media details such as file size, media format, frame rate, aspect ratio and so on. This information is merely for reference purposes. You should not rely on this data. Our library grabs small pieces of data from a media file to gather media details. This information may not be available for some files.


Parameters

Name Type Description
source string The name of a source file

Required Headers

  • authenticate
  • SoftLayer_Network_Media_Transcode_AccountInitParameters

Return Values

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public

Throw the exception if connection to the Transcode FTP server fails

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public

Throw the exception if it fails to login to the Transcode FTP server fails

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public

Throw the exception if a source file doesn’t exist on the Transcode FTP server