CDN via HTTPS?

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CDN via HTTPS?

Postby thattolleyguy » Wed Aug 24, 2016 8:05 pm

Amazon just launched their audio streaming API for Alexa Skills Kit. In order to stream audio the source must be accessed via https. I'm curious if there's anyway to access general conference, scriptures and other CDN content via HTTPS? If not, is there anyway to request it? I could see this being a very useful way to access gospel library audio content. Thanks!

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Re: CDN via HTTPS?

Postby sbradshaw » Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:55 am

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Re: CDN via HTTPS?

Postby thattolleyguy » Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:01 am

It works, but the certificate is invalid which I don't think Amazon will allow when streaming. I'll give it a try though. Thanks!

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Re: CDN via HTTPS?

Postby russellhltn » Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:39 am

thattolleyguy wrote:the certificate is invalid

The certificate being used doesn't match the website.
Have you searched the Wiki?
Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.

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Re: CDN via HTTPS?

Postby thattolleyguy » Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:42 pm

So I've attempted to make use of these URLs but with the invalid certificate it won't work. Are there any channels I can go down to try and get this changed? I really think this is a great option for gospel library content. My kids for example are to young to read and don't have their own digital devices but they could use Alexa services to listen to scriptures and general conference talks. Is there anyone who might be able to help? Thanks.

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Re: CDN via HTTPS?

Postby russellhltn » Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:01 pm

You could use the feedback link on the main lds.org page.
Have you searched the Wiki?

Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.

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Re: CDN via HTTPS?

Postby chrisost » Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:08 am

I ran into the same problem. Many of the church's sites can be reached using a secure connection, *except* media2.ldscdn.org:
https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere/atlas/domains/ldscdn.org.html

I made a comment on the talk page of https://tech.lds.org/wiki/LDS_Music_external_resources, as it has links to media2.ldscdn.org using HTTPS (that then hit the certificate error). I also submitted feedback through the lds.org site. Hopefully one of the two gets noticed so the certificate can be fixed.

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Re: CDN via HTTPS?

Postby thattolleyguy » Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:19 am

Yeah. I've tried working through some contributors I know work for the church and have yet to hear any feedback. I've also gone through the process of making a licensing request, but that can take up to 6 weeks. I guess we'll just wait and see

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Re: CDN via HTTPS?

Postby chrisost » Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:53 am

@thattolleyguy - Have you made any progress in the licensing discussions? I still haven't gotten any response from my attempt in October.

(Would have PM'ed, but the forum no longer lets me)

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Re: CDN via HTTPS?

Postby russellhltn » Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:34 pm

chrisost wrote:(Would have PM'ed, but the forum no longer lets me)

I think I've fixed that for you.
Have you searched the Wiki?

Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.


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