What is the impact of the source file removal?

In case the video source file is removed, the following features might be affected:

Feature

Supported

Download media

Yes (admins may enable non-source flavor assets for download)

Playback with adaptive bitrates 

Yes

Clipping and Trimming

No (greyed out in Editor)

Re-transcoding 

No

Replacement of Video

Yes (it will create a new source flavor and add all other flavors)

Create a Quiz

Yes

Hotspots 

Yes

Manual thumbnail selection (KMC, KMS, KAF)

Yes

Autogenerate new thumbnail (KMS, KAF)

Yes


If the source file is not streamed, the Kaltura player will play the rest of the available flavor assets and video playback should not be affected.

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