Live stream repeater, SHOUTcast, RTSP, and native RTP streams in Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software use an internal system called MediaCaster. MediaCaster enables a video or audio stream from another server to be re-streamed. If Wowza Streaming Engine encounters an issue with a particular stream, you can reset a single stream by using JConsole. Follow these steps:
- Connect to the Wowza Streaming Engine server using JConsole.
- Click the MBeans tab.
- Navigate to WowzaStreamingEngine/VHosts/[vhost]/Applications/[application]/ApplicationInstance/[appInstance]/MediaCasters/[mediacaster].
- Click the Operations panel for this object.
- Click forceReset.