To search for content on the main Content page by keyword, type a keyword or phrase in the Quick Search box and press Search. The server will display all available content that matches the search. The keyword may appear as typed in the file name, program, episode name, program or episode code, description, or other content metadata.
To search for content using specific criteria, such as category or a media type, click on the arrow on the right side of the Search field to open the Advanced Search tab. Fill in one or more of the boxes.
- Keywords – Type any keywords that might help identify this content. Keywords can match most metadata including the filename and file path.
- Media Type – The type of media you want, such as audio file, a video, an overlay, or an image, or any media type.
- Category – Select All Categories or a specific Category to filter for content based on category.
- Series – Select All Series or a specific Series to filter for content based on series.
- Source – Select from uploaded, captured, or manually entered content.
- Connect Provider – Filter by TelVue Connect Provider.
- Connect Owner – Filter by TelVue Connect Owner.
- Connect Organization – Filter by TelVue Connect Organization.
- Added – Select the time period that bests describes when this content was added to your server. Time periods range from 5 minutes ago to 7 days ago. If the content was added more than 7 days ago, select Anytime.
- Storage Location – Search any online or near-line archive that is integrated with your HyperCaster. The Storage Location filters work as follows:
Online Only: This will filter to content that is only on the HyperCaster. It will not show up here if the file is archived in any way.
Online: This will filter to any content that is available on theHyperCaster. It may or may not be archived, as long as it is available locally.
Online and Near-line: This content must be available locally and on the archive server at the same time.
Near-line: This content must be archived in some way. It might exist on the HyperCaster, it might not. As long as it exists on the archive server.
Near-line Only: This content must only exist on the archive. It will not show up in this category if it exists locally in any way.
- Last Played – Select the time period that best describes when the Web Application last played this content. Time periods range from 5 minutes ago to 7 days ago. If the content was played more than 7 days ago, select Anytime.
- Play Count — Select the number or range that best describes when the Web Application last played this content. Play counts range from Never Played to Played > 10 times. If you are uncertain how often the content has been played, select Any Play Count.
- Plays In (days) — Enter the number of days to filter content scheduled between now and the end of day the specified number of days in the future.
- Ingested In (days) — Enter the number of days to filter content ingested between now and the end of day the specified number of days in the future. Useful for filtering or limiting TBD records.
- Min Duration – Enter the minimum duration of the content in hours, minutes, and seconds as it would appear in the content metadata.
- Max Duration – Enter the maximum duration of the content in hours, minutes, and seconds as it would appear in the content metadata.
- Capture Errors – Select With Capture Errors to filter for content that experienced one or more errors during recording. Reviewing the As Run details for the record event can help pin point where errors may have occurred, such as if there were network issues causing dropouts in an IP feed. Watching the preview can also help pin point any issues. For record errors at the beginning or end of a file, virtual trimming (editing the offset/duration) may be used to virtually remove those sections for playouts and VOD publishing. If record errors are causing other issues, consider Transcoding the file to see if that cleans up structural issues.
- Sort By – Date Added, Filename, or Duration
- Sort Order – Descending or Ascending
Press Search. The Application displays the content that matches your search terms. If all results of the search are not displayed, select a larger display number (up to 100) from the drop-down list at the top of the page. If you don’t see the content you wanted, adjust the selections in one or more categories or press Clear to start again. To see all titles again, press Clear, then press Search.
Optionally: in the config page you can set default Sort parameters for the Content view. This is available under Config –> Content and can be sorted by Filename, Date Added, or Duration, in an ascending or descending order.