Server Administration

Articles

Scaling and Load Balancing
Articles about how to using Wowza scaling features and load balancing to adjust your Wowza media server software configuration to meet growing streaming demand.
Security
Articles about securing Wowza media server software and streams.
How to start and stop Wowza Streaming Engine software
Learn how to start and stop Wowza Streaming Engine media server software and Wowza Streaming Engine Manager automatically and manually.
How to connect to remote Streaming Engine installations (whitelist)
This article describes options for connecting to a remote (non-localhost) Streaming Engine from your local computer.
How to modify the Wowza Streaming Engine Manager bind port
Describes how to modify the port used by Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.
How to run Wowza Streaming Engine as a named user (Linux and OS X)
Create a new user and configure the server to run as that new user. (Linux and OS X)
How to troubleshoot Wowza Streaming Engine installation
Troubleshooting techniques for installation and startup problems with Wowza Streaming Engine software.
How to use JConsole with Wowza media server software
This article describes how to enable the JMX interface for Wowza media server software and manage it using JConsole.
How to use SNMP in Wowza Streaming Engine
Configure and use Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) functionality in Wowza Streaming Engine media server.
How to monitor server connections, load, and application statistics
Learn where and how to use Wowza Streaming Engine Manager to monitor server connections, bandwidth in-out, and streaming applications.
How to unstall Wowza Streaming Engine on Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 Model B
An overview on how to install Wowza Streaming Engine media server software on Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 Model B computers.
How to configure date headers for HTTP responses from HTTP Providers
Learn how to enable and configure date headers for responses from HTTP Providers to synchronize across services.
How to create a Java heap dump
Create a Java heap dump file to help troubleshoot your Wowza Streaming Engine media server.
How to create a Java stack trace
Create a Java stack trace file to help troubleshoot your Wowza Streaming Engine media server.
How to modify Wowza Streaming Engine init systems (Linux)
Learn how to change the init system services for Wowza Streaming Engine installations running as a service on Linux.
How to migrate Wowza Streaming Engine to a different server
This guide provides instructions on how to migrate Wowza Streaming Engine media server software from one server instance to another.
How to manually install and troubleshoot Java on your Wowza media server
Learn how to install a different version of Java and how to determine and control which version of Java is being used by Wowza Streaming Engine.
How to troubleshoot Wowza Streaming Engine licensing errors at startup
Troubleshooting steps to resolve errors connecting to license server when starting Wowza Streaming Engine.
How to configure a 32-bit Java client for Wowza Streaming Engine
In order to run Wowza Streaming Engine on the 32-bit Java client JRE, you must perform the additional configuration steps described in this article.
How to configure Wowza media server to use proxy server to communicate with license server
Follow how to configure Wowza media server to use proxy server to communicate with license server.
How to use MP4Box to optimize seek performance in MP4 files
MP4Box can be used to optimize seek performance in MP4 files. It rewrites the internal structures so that samples are stored and indexed more efficiently, allowing faster seek performance within long
How to collect debug information to help debug connection count problems
Describes how to gather information about the number of connections in a process to help debug connection count problems.
How to run multiple instances of Wowza Media Server on one computer
This article describes how to configure multiple instances of Wowza Media Server on one computer.
How to install different versions of Wowza Media Server on one computer
Describes how to install different versions of Wowza Media Server on one computer for testing and comparison purposes.
Wowza Streaming Engine Trial License
Wowza Streaming Engine Trial Edition is available to you as a free trial for 180 days.
How to gather user streaming statistics
article
How to use IPv6 networking in Wowza media server software
Describes how to configure IPv6 networking on a Wowza media server software.
How to disable display of Wowza Media Server version number
article
How to run Wowza Media Server as non-root user on port 80
article