Last updated on July 04, 2017

Network commands for Appspace App

This article lists the network commands that are available to invoke certain functions for the Appspace App in Interactive mode on the following devices:

  • Android
  • BrightSign
  • Chrome OS
  • iOS
  • LG webOS
  • MediaVue SureVue
  • Universal Windows Platform (UWP)

Important

For MediaVue SureVue devices, the firewall needs to be disabled for network commands to function.

Remote control emulation

To enable remote control emulation, set the Remote.Enable player property to True (in Admin > Networks), and execute the following network command:

?remote=[action]

These are the available actions:

  • up = Up
  • down = Down
  • left = Left
  • right = Right
  • system = Device Menu
  • select = Select
  • back = Back

Example:

To launch the Device Menu, execute the following command:

?remote=system

Channel commands

For channel specific functions, execute the network command in the following format:

?channel=[action]&[searchby]=[value after URI encode]

Important

You must URI encode text strings that contain unicode and non-latin characters before executing the commands.

For example:

  • Channel name: My Channel

  • Network command: ?channel=loadchannel&channelname=[channel name]

  • Network command to execute:

    ?channel=loadchannel&channelname=My%20Channel
    

Listed below are the network commands for channel specific functions.

  • Load channel

    To load channels either by channel ID or channel name, execute the following commands:

    • by ID: ?channel=loadchannel&channelid=[ID]

      Example:

      ?channel=loadchannel&channelid=52654
      

    • by Name: ?channel=loadchannel&channelname=[channel name]

      Example:

      ?channel=loadchannel&channelname=Appspace%20App%20Devices
      

  • Load channel group

    To load channel groups either by channel group ID or channel group name, execute the following commands:

    • By ID: ?channel=loadchannelgroup&channelgroupid=[ID]

      Example:

      ?channel=loadchannelgroup&channelgroupid=52654
      

    • By Name: ?channel=loadchannelgroup&channelgroupname=[channel group name]

      Example:

      ?channel=loadchannelgroup&channelgroupname=Appspace%20Business%20Solutions
      

  • Load live channel

    To load live channels either by channel ID or channel name, execute the following commands:

    • By ID: ?channel=loadlivechannel&livechannelid=[ID]

      Example:

      ?channel=loadlivechannel&livechannelid=0001
      

    • By Name: ?channel=loadlivechannel&livechannelname=[live channel name]

      Example:

      ?channel=loadlivechannel&livechannelname=The%20Appspace%20Channel
      

  • Load EPG

    To load the EPG data, execute the following command:

    ?channel=loadepg
    

  • Load Recently Added page

    To load the Recently Added page, execute the following command:

    ?channel=loadrecent
    

  • Load Homepage

    To load the homepage, execute the following command:

    ?channel=loadhome
    

  • Search

    To search, execute the following command with a search keyword:

    ?channel=search&query=[keyword]

    Example:

    ?channel=search&query=Appspace%20App
    

System commands

Important

Executing system commands results in the Appspace App restarting, thus requiring the port to be open again on the following restart. This however does not apply when unregistering Appspace App.

Execute the following system commands within interactive mode:

  • Restart the Appspace App

    system=restart
    
  • Resync the Appspace App

    ?system=resync
    
  • Reset content in the Appspace App

    ?system=reset-content
    
  • Unregister the Appspace App

    ?system=unregister