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Restart application

Hello friends

Any command api wowza for restart application?


I would like to ask how to restart wowza single application from command line in PHP

Hi @LogicaHost Solucoes here it is

function wowzaAppOperation($appName, $operation)
    $ch = curl_init();

    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, "http://localhost:8087/v2/servers/_defaultServer_/vhosts/_defaultVHost_/applications/" . $appName . "/actions/" . $operation);
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST, "PUT");
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);

    $headers = array();
    $headers[] = "Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8";
    $headers[] = "Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8";
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, $headers);

    $result = curl_exec($ch);

    if (curl_errno($ch)) {
        echo 'Error:' . curl_error($ch);

    return $result;


echo wowzaAppOperation("live", "restart");


also you can call wowzaAppOperation(“live”,“shutdown”)

wowzaAppOperation(“live”,“shutdown”) or wowzaAppOperation(“live”,“start”)