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How-to reject a RTMP/HLS/RTSP client connections

How-to reject a RTMP/HLS/RTSP client connections:

A quick question that I see repetitively is on how to reject a RTMP, HLS, and/or RTSP client based connections. ┬áTo do so, you can have a look at the following: For RTMP: sendClientOnStatusError((IClient)client, “NetStream.Play.Failed”, “This client was rejected”); client.shutdownClient(); For HLS: (IHTTPStreamerSession)httpSession.rejectSession(); For RTSP: (RTPSession)rtpSession.rejectSession(); To see this in context, you might do the […]

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Quick way to return JSON from your HTTP Provider

Quick way to return JSON from your HTTP Provider:

This is a convenient built-in way to return json from your HTTP Provider

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How to initiate stream specific DVR capabilities and rename the recording

How to initiate stream specific DVR capabilities and rename the recording:

This article demonstrates how to initiate stream specific DVR onpublish and rename the nDVR recording.

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Dissecting play packets

Dissecting play packets:

This article is a very basic way to open and dissect various play packets.

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Debug SSL certificates on Wowza

Debug SSL certificates on Wowza:

To best debug SSL connections on Wowza, you can add a couple of properties that will output more information regarding the SSL cert and the connection(s) to the server.

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Obtain server property from HTTP Provider or module

Obtain server property from HTTP Provider or module:

You can obtain a reference to the Server properties no matter the context.

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How to control which template is used for transcoding with the Wowza API

How to control which template is used for transcoding with the Wowza API:

The Wowza transcoder does allow you to configure stream specific or generic templates when using the application configuration so can be quite powerful.

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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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How to set a constant bitrate on Wowza Transcoder

How to set a constant bitrate on Wowza Transcoder:

You can enable a constant bitrate (CBR) for streams out of the Wowza Transcoder for default, NVENC, and Quicksync.

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Get client stream name on disconnect

Get client stream name on disconnect:

You can get the client stream name onDisconnect for rtmp connections.

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