Web Server Configuration

Supported web servers

  • Apache 2.2+
  • Microsoft IIS 6.0+

Supported HTTP protocols

  • HTTP 1.0 and 1.1 are supported
  • HTTP 1.1 with byte range requests is required for DivX Plus (.mkv) playback or advanced seeking

HTTPS and HTTP authentication (i.e. http://user:password@www.yourvideosite.com) are not supported.

Web server MIME type configuration

Proper MIME type configuration is essential for client-side plug-in discovery to function in Firefox

File Extension MIME Type
.divx video/divx
.avi video/divx
.mkv video/divx

Apache MIME type configuration instructions:

Create or add the text below to your Apache server’s root .htaccess file:

AddType video/divx .divx
AddType video/divx .avi
AddType video/divx .mkv

More information on Apache MIME types and .htaccess files can be found here:

Microsoft IIS MIME type configuration instructions:

Instructions for adding MIME types for Microsoft IIS