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The get_PerPlayerRapidStartBandwidth method retrieves the rapid starting bandwidth, in Kbps, permitted for a player connection on the publishing point.


  HRESULT get_PerPlayerRapidStartBandwidth(
  long*  pVal



[out] Pointer to a long containing the maximum rapid start bandwidth, in Kbps, permitted per player.

Return Values

If the method succeeds, it returns S_OK. If it fails, it returns an HRESULT error code.

Return code Number Description
E_POINTER 0x80004003 Indicates that pVal is a NULL pointer argument.


Limits the bandwidth any single unicast player can use for accelerating the initial buffering of the content. Players requesting content encoded at a bit rate that exceeds this limit will not be able to achieve any benefit of the Rapid Start feature. The default value is 2048 Kbps.

Example Code

  the rapid start bandwidth limit allowed for
// each client connection.

    // TODO: Release temporary COM objects and uninitialize COM.


Header: wmsserver.h.

Library: WMSServerTypeLib.dll.

Platform: Windows ServerĀ 2003 family, Windows ServerĀ 2008 family.

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