The upload order for HDS must be as follows:
- Set-level manifest — uploaded once at the beginning of each stream/event.
- DRM metadata file if using PHDS or Adobe Access — uploaded once for each representation or bitrate.
- Media fragment file — uploaded for every fragment duration.
- Bootstrap file — uploaded for every fragment duration.
- Stream-level manifest — uploaded for every fragment duration or more frequently if captioning or other media is involved.