SocialEngine 4: Video Listing Error

Videos Are Being Listed As “This video could not be processed”

When videos do not encode, it is typically a problem with FFMPEG. This is typically a server-related issue.

Occasionally, encoding problems can be addressed in the SocialEngine code, as certain Linux servers do not properly recognize our GREP commands. Open ./include/class_video.php using a text editor and find the line of code that looks like this:

1 $shell_script .= "DURATION{$duration_session}=$(echo \$FULLOUTPUT{$duration_session} | grep -o --perl-regexp '[Dd]uration.{1,3}([0-9][0-9]:[0-9][0-9]:[0-9][0-9])' | grep -o [0-9][0-9]:[0-9][0-9]:[0-9][0-9])".$linebreak;

and change it to:

 $shell_script .= "DURATION{$duration_session}=$(echo \$FULLOUTPUT{$duration_session} | grep -o --perl-regexp '[Dd]uration.{1,3}([0-9][0-9]:[0-9][0-9]:[0-9][0-9])' | grep -o [0-9][0-9]:[0-9][0-9]:[0-9][0-9])".$linebreak; 

If this does not solve the problem, you will need to contact your hosting provider to get assistance with FFMPEG.

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Hi, I'm Andrew. A am a 26, ICT Administrator which offers support to company's around the South Wales Area. I have created a few social sites for myself and other company's. So far 2 out of 3 have been successful using the powerful SocialEngine Script. I continue to try and help the community of SocialEngine by giving Support and Technical Help where possible.

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