Securing URLs with Secure Link + HLS

Francis Daly francis at
Wed Aug 31 21:23:31 UTC 2022

On Wed, Aug 31, 2022 at 11:16:23AM -0400, LewisMM wrote:

Hi there,

> I've been following this resource:

> This works with the .M3U8 playlist file. It successfully secures it.
> However, when the playlist tries to load the segment files (.ts) files, I
> get a 403 error. Nginx is not passing the MD5 hash to the segment files.

What request do you make to nginx?

(That might be in the nginx access log, or error log.)

What file on the filesystem do you want nginx to send you, instead of
the 403 response?


Francis Daly        francis at

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