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    Published on 06-16-2015 02:45 PM     Number of Views: 36420 
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    Wowza Streaming Engine™ Manager enables you to easily configure, manage, and monitor Wowza Streaming Engine media server software from a web browser on your computer, tablet, or phone. Although programmatic and command-line configuration and management of Wowza Streaming Engine is still available, the new browser-based manager enables administrators with a diverse range of technical abilities to have greater control and confidence when streaming video. This article introduces the different parts of the Streaming Engine Manager browser-based application to help you find your way around the user interface. ...
    Published on 06-23-2016 10:30 AM     Number of Views: 51867 

    This tutorial will teach you how to run Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software and Wowza Streaming Engine Manager automatically as system services, or manually in standalone mode. ...
    Published on 08-11-2014 09:30 PM     Number of Views: 16811 
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    By default, Wowza Streaming Engine is configured to accept connections from Wowza Streaming Engine Manager on the localhost. When you start Streaming Engine Manager on the localhost, you can expand the Server information on the Sign In page to see the default localhost connection URL (Wowza Streaming Engine URL = http://localhost:8087).


    This article describes two options for connecting to a remote (non-localhost) Streaming Engine from your local computer: ...
    Published on 11-03-2014 05:00 PM     Number of Views: 4600 
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    You can modify the default port number (port 8088) used by Wowza Streaming Engine™ Manager. In some deployments, it's better to use a more common port for the manager user interface. This article describes how to modify the port used by Streaming Engine Manager. ...
    Published on 01-06-2015 05:59 PM     Number of Views: 10439 

    On Linux and OS X operating systems, the default installation of Wowza Streaming Engine™ 4.0 (or later) runs as the root user. If you want to run the server as a different user, use the following instructions to create a new user, and then configure the server to run as that new user. ...
    Published on 02-02-2016 03:30 PM     Number of Views: 2173 

    The install wizard streamlines the process of getting Wowza Streaming Engine™ software deployed, however, problems may still occur. This article covers common errors that may occur when installing the software on a new server and provides troubleshooting steps to help you resolve them. ...
    Published on 10-31-2014 05:17 AM     Number of Views: 23947 

    Wowza media server software can be managed and monitored through a Java Management Extensions (JMX) interface. JMX is a standards-based technology for exposing Java application components through a unified object interface. This interface can then be consumed by open source and commercial monitoring tools such as HP OpenView, OpenNMS, JConsole, and VisualVM. This article describes how to enable the JMX interface for Wowza media server software and manage it using JConsole. ...
    Published on 06-23-2016 12:00 PM     Number of Views: 1080 

    Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a network management protocol that you can use to collect information about your Wowza Streaming Engine media server configuration. It's especially useful for large media server networks without a large staff to monitor every computer. SNMP, which is widely used in local area networks (LANs), lets you monitor the media servers on your network from a management host. You can use third-party SNMP management software to monitor any media server that has SNMP agent software installed. The SNMP agent interacts with the SNMP management software to enable sharing of status information between monitored media servers and the SNMP management system that monitors them. This article describes how to configure and use the SNMP version 2c (SNMPv2c) functionality in Wowza Streaming Engine media server software. ...
    Published on 08-11-2014 02:15 AM     Number of Views: 67545 
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    This article provides information about how to use Wowza Streaming Engine™ Manager to monitor the media server and streaming applications. Comprehensive metrics deliver real-time data about CPU and memory usage, connection counts, client players, applications, and network statistics. ...

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