The Request

This method allows users to start CoveritLive events automatically. When coupled with the event/create and event/end methods, the CiL event build process can be fully integrated into a 3rd party CMS.

Response Format:
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API Rate Limited:
In addition to the parameters listed in the Request Parameters section, the event/start method also includes the following parameters:

Parameter Description Required
event_code The event code for the event which is to be started. Each CiL event that is created is assigned a unique event code that identifies it in the database - The event owner can find this value after creating a new event, by selecting the "altcast_code" which is found in their Viewer Window embed code (e.g. the event code is "46e6cd22b5" in "altcast_code=46e6cd22b5"). This value is also returned by the event/list and event/create API methods. yes

The Response

There is no extra data returned from an event/start request, so the response has the same fields as a general response.

Example response to a successful event/start request:

	"result" : "success",
	"message" : "true",
	"type" : "event",
	"action" : "start",
	"version" : 2,

event/start Error Responses

A variety of error responses (in addition to the common error responses) to event/start requests, and instructions on how to rectify them:

result response message response solution
event_not_pending The event specified by the event code is not in a pending state. event/start requests can only be applied to events that have been created and are in a pending state.

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