Advanced Topics


How to set up low-latency applications in Wowza Streaming Engine for RTMP streaming
Set up streaming applications in Wowza Streaming Engine to achieve the lowest possible latency from video capture to playback on RTMP clients.
How to specify per-stream settings in .stream files
Set up per-stream settings in .stream files for MPEG-TS encoders and IP cameras (RTSP/RTP streams), SHOUTcast/Icecast streams, native RTP encoders.
How to enable advanced monitoring and resetting of MediaCaster streams
This article explains setting to enable advanced monitoring and resetting of MediaCaster streams.
How to integrate Wowza user authentication with external authentication systems (ModuleRTMPAuthenticate)
How to intercept requests for username/password to use a database instead of a password file to authenticate encoders.
How to debug encoder multi-bitrate keyframe alignment
Instructions for debugging encoder multi-bitrate keyframe alignment.
How to lock multi-bitrate streams on live stream repeater edge
Describes how to ensure that each origin stream in a multi-bitrate stream on a Wowza live stream repeater edge server is locked so that they are aligned for proper switching.
How to monitor content folder for .sdp and .stream files to start publishing streams (ServerListenerStartupStreamsMonitor)
Describes how to add a server listener that monitors an application's content folder for added and deleted .sdp and .stream files. When a new file is detected, the stream manager is used to start the
How to listen for a multicast stream on a particular network interface
By default, a Wowza media server binds to the local network interface when joining a multicast stream. If you would like to force the Wowza media server to join using a particular network interface, edit [install-dir]/conf/VHost.xml and edit the ...
How to reset a live stream repeater, SHOUTcast, or RTSP stream (MediaCaster stream)
The live stream repeater, SHOUTcast, RTSP, and native RTP streams use an internal Wowza ™ media server system called MediaCaster . A MediaCaster is an abstraction in Wowza media server software that enables a video or audio stream from anothe...
How to set up adaptive bitrate streaming with the MediaStreamNameGroups module
MediaStreamNameGroups is a way to groups streams together using a SMIL file. The streams are started using the SMIL with Stream Manager , /conf/StartupStreams.xml or MediaCaster with the Java API . This assumes that you're using a native-RTP ...
How to inject AUD, SPS, and PPS packets into live H.264 keyframes (RTP)
add keyframes data property container properties server media wowza encoder
How to set up I-slice keyframe interpretation
Describes a Wowza media server property that prevents I-slices from being interpreted as keyframes.
 How to enable player-side ad insertion using Wowza Streaming Engine
Video tutorial on updating Wowza Streaming Engine software to insert ad calls into Apple HLS live streams and creating JW Player 7 code for ad playback.