• How to fix incorrect stream path problems with some Flash players (FixStreamPath)

    The ModuleFixStreamPath module for Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software fixes a problem that sometimes occurs in the stream path with some Flash players. Some Flash players that accept a single string for RTMP connection and stream name don't separate these correctly when content is stored in a subfolder of an application's content location.

    Contents


    Prerequisites
    Installation
    Configuration
    Usage
    For developers

    Prerequisites


    Wowza Streaming Engine 4.0.0 or later is required.

    Installation


    1. Download wse-plugin-fixstreampath.zip.

    2. Extract the contents from the downloaded (zipped) package, and then copy the lib/wse-plugin-fixstreampath.jar file from the package to the lib folder in your Wowza Streaming Engine installation ([install-dir]/lib).

    3. Restart Wowza Streaming Engine.

    Configuration


    To enable this module, add the following module definition to your application configuration. See Configure modules for details.

    Name
    Description
    Fully Qualified Class Name
    ModuleFixStreamPath Fixes stream path problem in Flash. com.wowza.wms.plugin.FixStreamPath

    Usage


    Given a URL of the form:
    rtmp://[wowza-ip-address]:1935/vod/_definst_/mp4:subfolder/sample.mp4
    A Flash player will incorrectly make the RTMP connection:
    rtmp://[wowza-ip-address]:1935/vod/_definst_/mp4:subfolder
    The player will try (and fail) to play sample.mp4 instead of correctly playing mp4:subfolder/sample.mp4.

    For Developers


    Source code is available on GitHub.

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    Originally Published: For Wowza Streaming Engine 4.0.6 on 08-11-2014.
    Updated: 09-28-2016.

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