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  1. #1
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    Default Checking if a stream is live

    Hi

    I'd like to be able to check remotely whether a stream is live or not. Preferably by checking one of the XML files that are provided for server and stream info.

    I was looking at /serverinfo which has

    <Application>
    <Name>
    <![CDATA[ vod ]]>
    </Name>
    <Status>unloaded</Status>

    when a stream has not been started and <Status>loaded</Status> once it has.

    However, that status stays loaded even if the stream isn't running, until the server gets restarted.
    I need something that will let me know that there is a stream live or not.

    Does Wowza have something like this that I can check remotely?

    Thanks

  2. #2
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    Hi
    I'm not sure if Wowza provide this but you could build some custom code to do it, or have a consultant build it for you.
    If you need the independent consultants list you can request for it via email to support@wowza.com

    I think the ability to check a stream is running via a url can be done in one of the Showcases,
    http://www.wowza.com/forums/forumdis...hp?44-Showcase

    They provide contact details so it would be best to make sure this is the functionality you're looking for.

    Jason

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    This is from HTTPProvider serverinfo
    http://[wowza-address]:8086/serverinfo
    http://www.wowza.com/forums/content....e-Server-Stats

    Which will work, you have to parse the xml, which your app server can do.

    Richard

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