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Changes to VOD

The ad timeline appropriate to one playing of VOD content may be inappropriate for subsequent plays. You can replace a VOD timeline without changing the content.
Situations in which you might wish to replace a VOD timeline include:
  • Replace local ads, but leave national ads during a C3 window.
  • Replace burnt-in ads after the C3 window closes.
  • Dynamically replace old C3 ads with newer ads of greater duration.
  • Insert fewer ads or none at all.
You can replace the ad timeline by submitting a new ad insertion request with the original M3U8 file and a different value of the pttimeline query parameter.