Ad signaling mode

The ad signaling mode specifies where the video stream should get advertising information.

The valid values are DEFAULT, SERVER_MAP, and MANIFEST_CUES.

The following table describes the effect of AdSignalingMode values for the various types of HLS streams:

Default Manifest cues Ad server map
Video on Demand (VOD)
  • Uses server map for placement detection
  • Ads are inserted
  • Uses in-stream cues for placement detection
  • Pre-roll ads are inserted in the main stream
  • Mid-rolls ads replace main stream
  • Uses server map for placement detection
  • Ads are inserted
Live/linear
  • Uses manifest cues for placement detection
  • Ads replace main stream
  • Uses in-stream cues for placement detection
  • Ads replace main stream
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