createSession method

Initiates a new session with the key system.

Important  This method is not supported in Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7.
 

Syntax

var mediaKeySession = MediaKeys.createSession(sessionType);

Parameters

sessionType

Type: MediaKeySessionType = "temporary"

Optional. The type of session to create.

Return value

Type: MediaKeySession

The new media key session.

Standards information

Remarks

As of Microsoft Edge, this method's parameter has changed to sessionType. For more information on EME implementation updates in Microsoft Edge, see Encrypted Media Extensions updates.

MeidaKeySessionType Enumeration:

NameDescription
temporaryA session for which a record of or data related to the session must not be persisted.
persistent-release-messageA session for which a proof of license release and other data related to the session may be persisted. The license and any key(s) it contains must not be persisted.

 

See also

MediaKeys

 

 

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