Automaticly start live stream


When I try to watch a livestream that has not begun, I get an error saying the stream hasn’t started which is normal. What I’m wondering is, can the video automaticly refresh when the livestream starts or do I have to make a timer that checks if the livestream has started every couple of seconds?


Today, the user must refresh (or you can implement a hack - see below). We have a user story in to refresh this page every x seconds (probably with exponential fall back for those of us with a gazillion tabs open). I’ll keep you in the loop on that fix.

In the short term, you can ping the m3u8 url and wait for it to go from a 404-> 200. Then you know the stream is working, and can refresh the video.


Ok, thank you for the answer!