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Record Stream on-demand

Record Stream on-demand:

The following code snippet allows you to record streams on demand.

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Nvidia commands to monitor gpu usage

Nvidia commands to monitor gpu usage:

When using NVENC as the implementation for the transcoder, there are a few built-in nvidia commands that you can use to monitor GPU usage plus some.

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HTTP Provider to serve up VOD assets

HTTP Provider to serve up VOD assets:

This module allows you to pass in a path to a file name and it’ll serve it up for download. You essentially define a default content path/directory or the content/ folder is the default. Then any file that exists within it, is game for download. 1. Place the following provider under you 8086 HostPort within […]

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nDVR convert to VOD

nDVR convert to VOD:

This article will demonstrate how to use the REST API to convert a nDVR store to a VOD recording leveraging start & end times or duration to clip the conversion as needed.

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Use ffmpeg for RTSP output

Use ffmpeg for RTSP output:

A simple example of how to publish RTSP to your wowza server using ffmpeg.

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IPtables reject repeated requests

IPtables reject repeated requests:

You can leverage iptables to reject repeated requests that may be seen as DDOS or rogue players.

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Create custom authentication file for HTTP Provider

Create custom authentication file for HTTP Provider:

Below is some instructions on how you can create a completely separate password file on a per HTTP Provider basis. This may be useful if you want some people to have access to Live stream record or to connection counts etc. In this example, we will be using LSR as our test. You will need […]

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Use the API to push publish hls to Akamai

Use the API to push publish hls to Akamai:

This code snippet can be used to programmatically send a stream to the Akamai via HLS.

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Use JWPlayer to failover your streams

Use JWPlayer to failover your streams:

If you’d like a more client-side way to failover your streams you can define an onError event handler within JWPlayer to handle this event.

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Detect dropped network packets on your linux system

Detect dropped network packets on your linux system:

A couple of quick ways to determine if there is dropped network packets causing problems with your stream connectivity/playback.

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