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by Dmitry at CASTUS
Tue May 21, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Feed refreshes properly, but the channel crashes on start
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Re: Feed refreshes properly, but the channel crashes on start

Baradanikto wrote:
From your description, you may be a victim of the Roku bug others have reported last week on this forum. Check the previous posts for more info.

I don't see any mentions of any symptoms similar to this on the Direct Publisher forum.
by Dmitry at CASTUS
Tue May 21, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Feed refreshes properly, but the channel crashes on start
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Feed refreshes properly, but the channel crashes on start

I have created a Roku channel for a client. The feed URL is here:  https://roku.api.castus.tv/v1/feeds/worcester When I create a Direct Publisher channel using this feed, I get the following error: "There appears to be a problem. Please try again later", with a single button "OK"...
by Dmitry at CASTUS
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Roku pulling all videos on the channel every 6 hours
Replies: 4
Views: 1184

Re: Roku pulling all videos on the channel every 6 hours

I use Amazon S3 with CloudFront.  I took a look at your feed file.  It would appear that you are executing a php script every time someone views a video.  If that's correct, that seems pretty inefficient.  Amazon's CloudFront provides a cached object to serve your videos on a demand basis.  I don't...
by Dmitry at CASTUS
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Roku pulling all videos on the channel every 6 hours
Replies: 4
Views: 1184

Roku pulling all videos on the channel every 6 hours

I wrote a Roku feed generation system for CASTUS, and have created a Roku channel with that feed (URL: https://roku.api.castus.tv/v1/feeds/castus ). I have noticed that every six hours, all of the content on the channel is being downloaded from AWS by a Roku IP address. This has caused 14TB of bandw...