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KB01236 - OmniStream™ Session SAP Explained

SKU: OMNI-112, OMNI-111

Subject: OmniStream™ Session SAP


Session Announcement Protocol (SAP) is a protocol for broadcasting multicast session information.

SAP typically uses Session Description Protocol (SDP) as the format for Real-time Transport Protocol session descriptions. Announcement data is sent using IP multicast and User Datagram Protocol.

Under SAP, senders periodically broadcast SDP descriptions to a well-known multicast address and port. A SAP listening application can listen to the SAP multicasts and construct a guide of all advertised multicast sessions.

To enable OmniStream™ Session SAP:

  1. Login into AMS
  2. Select the OmniStrean™ Encoder unit you wish to modify:                                                                      
  3. The OmniStream™ unit options will appear, please select the “Session” Tab:        


  4. Select the desired session and check the SAP check box to enable it, click “save” for your changes to             take effect:


Article ID: KB01236

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