Server admin

Perform administrative tasks for Wowza Streaming Engine.

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Start and stop Wowza Streaming Engine
Automatically or manually start and stop Wowza Streaming Engine and Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.
Tune Wowza Streaming Engine for optimal performance
Optimize Java, thread pool, Media Cache, and virtual host performance settings in Wowza Streaming Engine.
Monitor server connections, load, and application statistics in Wowza Streaming Engine
Use Wowza Streaming Engine Manager to monitor server connections, bandwidth, and streaming applications.
Connect to remote Wowza Streaming Engine instances
Connect to a remote (non-localhost) instance of Wowza Streaming Engine from your computer.
Troubleshoot Wowza Streaming Engine installation
Try these troubleshooting techniques if you have installation or startup problems with Wowza Streaming Engine.
Manually install and troubleshoot Java on Wowza Streaming Engine
Install a different version of Java and determine and control which version of Java is being used by Wowza Streaming Engine.
Create a Java heap dump for Wowza Streaming Engine
Create a Java heap dump file to help troubleshoot your Wowza Streaming Engine media server.
Create a Java stack trace for Wowza Streaming Engine
Create a Java stack trace file to help troubleshoot your Wowza Streaming Engine Support ticket.
Troubleshoot Wowza Streaming Engine licensing errors at startup
Try these troubleshooting steps to resolve errors that occur when Wowza Streaming Engine can't connect to the license server.
Configure Wowza Streaming Engine to use a proxy server to communicate with the license server
Configure Wowza Streaming Engine to use a proxy server to communicate with Wowza license server.
 Migrate Wowza Streaming Engine to a new server instance
Migrate Wowza Streaming Engine from one server instance to another.
Change the Wowza Streaming Engine Manager bind port
Change the port used by Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.
Enable UDP port sharing in Wowza Streaming Engine
Instruct Wowza Streaming Engine to run in a mode where Datagram (UDP unicast and multicast) ports can be shared between incoming streams.
Run Wowza Streaming Engine as a named user (Linux and OS X)
Create a new user and configure Wowza Streaming Engine to run as that new user on Linux and OS X.
Modify Wowza Streaming Engine init systems (Linux)
Change the init system services for Wowza Streaming Engine 4.4.0 installations running as a service on Linux.
View or disable the display of the Wowza Streaming Engine version number
Enter a URL into a browser to see the version of Wowza Streaming Engine that's running on the computer, and disable the function if desired.
Use JConsole with Wowza Streaming Engine
Enable the JMX interface for Wowza Streaming Engine and manage it using JConsole.
Use SNMP in Wowza Streaming Engine
Configure and use Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) functionality in Wowza Streaming Engine.
Install Wowza Streaming Engine on Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 Model B
Install Wowza Streaming Engine on Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 Model B computers.
Configure date headers for HTTP responses from HTTP providers in Wowza Streaming Engine
Enable and configure date headers for responses from HTTP providers to synchronize across services in Wowza Streaming Engine.
Support XFF headers in HTTP streaming requests to Wowza Streaming Engine
Configure Wowza Streaming Engine to support XFF headers in HTTP streaming requests.
Collect information to debug Wowza Streaming Engine connection count problems
Gather information about the number of connections in a process to help debug Wowza Streaming Engine connection count problems.
Use IPv6 networking with Wowza Streaming Engine
Configure IPv6 networking on Wowza Streaming Engine software.
Prepare Wowza Streaming Engine config and log files for Support tickets
Create compressed zip files in Windows, OS X, and Linux to send to Wowza Support for analysis and troubleshooting.
About Wowza Streaming Engine trial licenses
Learn about 30-day Wowza Streaming Engine trial licenses, and what to do if a trial license request is rejected.
Improve Serial ATA disk performance for computers running Wowza Streaming Engine
Use NCQ to improve Serial ATA drive performance on computers running Wowza Streaming Engine.
Disable JVM signal-handling for Wowza Streaming Engine
Disable JMV signals that may be preventing Wowza Streaming Engine from functioning.
Get the Central Configuration AddOn for Wowza Streaming Engine
Use the Central Configuration Management system to manage hundreds of servers running Wowza Streaming Engine in a complex environment.
Wowza Streaming Engine User Guide
Get the Wowza Streaming Engine User Guide, an Adobe PDF document.
Wowza Streaming Engine Configuration Reference
Get the Wowza Streaming Engine Configuration Reference, an Adobe PDF document.