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Where to add the property mpegdashEnableHbbtvLiveProfile?


the release of Wowza Streaming Engine 4.1.0 added support for enabling the HbbTV-specific live MPEG-DASH manifest profile definition using the mpegdashEnableHbbtvLiveProfile property.

Where should I add the property mpegdashEnableHbbtvLiveProfile for Application e.g. with name “foo”?

  1. WowzaStreamingEngine-4.8.5/conf/Server.xml
  2. WowzaStreamingEngine-4.8.5/conf/foo/Application.xml

My findings so far:

The entry has to be inside the Element of


You can do the same in the web-GUI:

Applications > foo: Properties > Custom > Path: /Root/Application/LiveStreamPacketizer

This changes the profile in the manifest.mpd


Although E.2.1 of the Technical Specification for Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV with the HbbTV 1.5 Addons (ETSI TS 102 796 V1.2.1) defines a different profile:


2011 is also supported since V1.4.1.

But one issue is that of E.2.3 (of V1.2.1) .

In the the attribute scanType is missing. This causes an error when you run the .mpd through the DASH Industry Forum Conformance Tool.