What are the limitations of the archiving functionality?

The OpenTok platform allows you to record any routed (non P2P) session. P2P sessions don't go through the OpenTok Media Router thus it's not possible to record them.

What is the maximum number of publishers that can be recorded?

The recommended number of publishers to include in an archive is 5-6, but you can record up to nine.

What happens if a 10th publisher joins during the archiving?

If a 10th publisher joins the session being archived, their stream will not be in the generated archive.

What is the maximum length of an archive?

The maximum length of archive is 120 minutes. If your session is longer than this, we recommend stopping the archiving prior to the 120 minute mark and creating a new recording.  This will create 2 archive files. 

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