1.3. Technical Requirements

Probe

Supported Formats and Protocols:

Videocodecs: MPEG-2, AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265
Audiocodecs: AAC, MPEG-1 Audio (Layer 1/2/3)
Transport and containers: MPEG-2 TS (SPTS /MPTS), fMP4
Sources:
Network delivery

Type

URI example

UDP 1

udp://235.0.0.8:1234

RTP 1 2

rtp://235.0.0.10:4444

http/https (Progressive download) 1

https://storage.streamsample.ru/stream5458993

HLS

https://127.0.0.1:8080/channel25.m3u8

DASH

http://10.10.30.53:8080/channel2.mpd

SRT

srt://10.10.30.242:1010
srt://:7000
srt://user:password@192.168.1.102:7000?id=name&key=AES-128
1(1,2,3)

Only MPEG-2 TS (SPTS/MPTS) is supported.

2

RTP over UDP (multicast) The stream should meet requirements of the specification RTP Payload Format for MPEG1/MPEG2 Video (rfc2250).

File analysis

Type

URI example

File 3

file://d:/Streams/SPTS/dump45689.ts

HLS from folder

file://c:/HLS/HLS_SD.m3u8

3

Only MPEG-2 TS (SPTS/MPTS) is supported.

System Requirements:

  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10/11 64 bit, Server 2008/2012 64 bit.

  • Linux 64bit + glibc-2.17 (December 2012: Ubuntu 13.04, Debian 8, RHEL 7, CentOS 7) and higher.

Recommended OS: A stable Linux distribution with a long time support and fresh stable version of a kernel. It is not recommended to use CentOS 7.x based on an old kernel.
Minimum hardware requirements: Processors supporting SSE2 (Intel® Pentium 4 and later, AMD® Opteron and Athlon 64, and later versions).
Recommended hardware requirements: Depend on the probe version, chosen monitoring options, number of analysed channels and/or number of media representations in OTT services. Using special calculation tools, Elecard support team tsup@elecard.com will assist you in selection of hardware configuration that is most suitable for your tasks. Detailed information on the network adapter choosing is given in the “Choosing Ethernet Controller” chapter.
Probe outgoing traffic:
  • 53/TCP/UDP (required) - DNS;

  • 443/TCP (required) - used for communication of the probe and the server;

  • 8443/TCP (required, default) - used for probe-server communication for Boro Solution;

  • 3478/UDP, 19302/UDP - used for establishing the connection between the probe and a user’s browser for records downloading. WebRTC Technology;

  • 162/UDP (default) - used for sending SNMP trap messages. Port can be configured on the SNMP notifications settings page.

Working With Server

For working with the server, the browser is required.

Supported Browsers:

  • Chromium, version 51 and later
  • Google Chrome, version 51 and later
  • Mozilla Firefox, version 47 and later

For a smooth experience, make sure that your browser is updated to the latest version.

Minimum screen resolution required: FullHD (1920×1080)
For screens with a lower resolution, the proper interface displaying is not guaranteed.