Install MistServer


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MistServer is a highly versatile, lightweight, customizable open-source multi-standard multimedia server. MistServer configuration is easy to use for full CDN solutions applications.

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MistServer is Free, open and well-supported, Truly plug and play, Affordable, seamless and highly scalable control over your media servers. MistServer can be installed on any server to make multimedia server.

Download MistServer Binary here http://www.mistserver.org/index.php?title=Downloads

You can clone source from https://github.com/DDVTECH/

Check your server architecture Generic Linux 64-bit or Generic Linux 32-bit then download

# wget http://releases.ddvtech.com/download.php?pack=mistserver_64&ver=1.2.1

Now extract / copy files to /usr/local/bin/

Check quick start here http://www.mistserver.org/index.php?title=Quick_Start

# chmod a+x MistController
# MistController -a username:password -n

You need to point your browser to connect Mist Server Manager

http://server-ip:4242/#root@http://server-ip:4242/api

Mistserver Manager Login

Kill MistServer

# lsof -i:4242 (Find PID for MistServer)
# kill -9 PID

Find more info about MistServer from http://wiki.mistserver.org/

Compare MistServer with other Media Streaming Servers like Wowza or Red5 here http://www.mistserver.org/index.php?title=Compare

You can find Linux User Guide for MistServer from http://mistserver.org/index.php?title=User_Guide_(Linux)

Stay connected for more MistServer Configurations and Addons 😉

Red5 RTMP Protocol


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rtmp protocol

RTMP: Real Time Messaging Protocol

It is TCP based protocol developed by Adobe System for streaming Audio/Video between Flash Player and Media server.

RTMPT: Real Time Messaging Protocol with Tunnel

It is a variation of RTMP which works behind the firewalls.

RTMPE: Real Time Messaging Protocol with Encryption

It is a new encrypted protocol developed by Adobe systems for securing (lightweight than SSL) the streams between flash client and Media server. It provide DRM solution from Adobe for flash.

RTMPS: Real Time Messaging Protocol Secure

It is a variation of RTMP which works over secure HTTPS connection.

RTMPTE: Real Time Messaging Protocol with Encryption and Tunnel

It is a RTMPE tunneling over HTTP.

How to enable rtmpt on Red5 Server?

/usr/local/red5/conf/jee-container.xml uncomment full section

<!– RTMPT (dedicated server) –>

<bean id=”rtmpt.server” class=”org.red5.server.tomcat.rtmpt.RTMPTLoader” init-method=”init” lazy-init=”true”>

 

How to check RTMP source stream is live or not?


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RTMP Source Check RTMP Source RTMP Live Stream

Dear Friends,
You can check RTMP Source is live or not using socket programming, but that will not give you exact output. Today I have tried Linux utility “rtmpdump” to test & check RTMP Source it produced quite interesting results on command line….

# rtmpdump -v -r rtmp://giraldatvlivefs.fplive.net/giraldatvlive-live/stream001 -o /tmp/rtmp-checker.log

RTMP Output
<?php

/* 
 * 
 * RTMPChecker - by S V N L A B S () (blog.svnlabs.com)
 * You can use and modify this code as long as the above reference to me still exists 😉
 * 
 */

if(isset($_REQUEST['stream']) && $_REQUEST['stream']!="")
{

  exec("/usr/bin/rtmpdump -V  -v -r '".$_REQUEST['stream']."' -o /tmp/rtmp-checker.log 2>&1", $pp);
  echo implode("<br>", $pp);

}


?>
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Check RTMP is live or not?</title>
</head>
<body>

<form name="rtmp" action="<?php echo $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']; ?>" method="post">
<input type="text" name="stream" value="rtmp://164.100.49.14:80/live/dd2" /><br />
<input type="submit" name="check" value="check" />
</form>

</body>
</html>

Output may be…

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