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REST Remote Control

The REST remote control interface provides a RESTful API, allowing third-party software to access state information, and perform actions, through HTTP calls.


Open the standalone configuration app, or the Control Panel, go to the Remote Control page, and add a new REST Remote Access remote control.

General Settings

Specify the TCP Port that the HTTP server should listen on. The default port is 9300.

SSL versions SSLv3, TLS v1.0, TLS v1.1, and TLS v1.2 are supported from mAirList 6.0 on.

User Management

Unless you enable anonymous access, all users must authenticate themselves through HTTP Basic Authentication.

Note that all users have the same permissions (with regard to the enabled plugins, see below). If you want to have multiple users with different permissions, you must run multiple REST remotes on different ports.


Endpoint URLs are provided through plugins, which can be enabled or disabled as required. See the plugin description below for the available URLs.


General status (GeneralRead)

This plugin provides the following endpoints:

GET /status/onair

Returns the current ON AIR status (1 = ON AIR, 0 = OFF AIR).

GET /runtimedata/<key>

Returns the current value of the runtime data value (set in a script via SetRuntimeData(key, value)).

Playlist read access (PlaylistRead)

This plugin provides the following endpoints:

GET /playlist/<index>/content

Returns the current content of the playlist with the specified index (where 0 is the first playlist) as XML.

Command execution (Execute command)

This plugin provides the following endpoints:

POST /execute

Executes a remote control command, which must be passed as the command parameter in the POST body.

Encoder status (Encoder)

This plugin provides the following endpoints:

GET /encoder/summary

Returns a summary of the status of the encoder and all connections as a JSON document.

GET /encoder/connected

Returns the connection state (1 = connected, 0 = disconnected).

GET /encoder/listeners

Returns the current number of listeners.

GET /encoder/silence

Returns the number of seconds since the audio level of the encoder mixer has reached or exceeded the silence level specified in the configuration.

GET /encoder/connection/<index>/summary

Returns a summary of the specified connection (first connection has index 0) as JSON document,

GET /encoder/connection/<index>/name

Returns the name of the connection.

GET /encoder/connection/<index>/enabled

Returns 1 if connection is enabled in configuration, 0 otherwise.

GET /encoder/connection/<index>/connected

Returns 1 if connection has been established, 0 otherwise (disabled or connection error).

GET /encoder/connection/<index>/listeners

Returns the number of listeners on this connection.


In mAirList-Script the following functions/procedures can be used:

* function HTTPGet(iURL: string ): string

* procedure HTTPGetAsync(iURL: string )

* function HTTPPost(iURL: string, iData: string): string

* procedure HTTPPostAsync(iURL: string, iData: string)

A complete call for starting Player 1-1 on the remote machine might look like:

HTTPPost('http://user:password@<IP-address>:<port>', 'command=PLAYER 1-1 START');

config/remotecontrol/rest.txt · Last modified: 2020/04/21 18:23 by tondose

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