I have an IP camera from which I successfully pull the stream on startup of WMS. The stream is recorded via nDVR, and I can subscribe to it with an OSMF Flash player (particularly the one that ships with Wowza 3.1.2 and can be found at examples/SimpleVideoStreaming/clientOSMF), but once I stop recording the stream from the camera, I can't seem to play the record. I use stream manager web interface to turn off the recording by clicking "stop receiving stream".
The interesting part is that right after I turn off the camera stream, I go back to the OSMF player that is still playing back the stream (shifted several seconds before the camera stream), and it plays smoothly until the time that I stopped recording. If I reconnect to the same stream and play it, there is no video. The button goes from "Play" back to "Stop", but no error is shown.
I play a URL like this: http://host:1935/appName/streamName/manifest.f4m?DVR
I have verified that all the right files are created at [install-dir]/dvr/appName/_definst_/streamName.0/...
Is there something I am doing wrong? I only wish to play what nDVR has recorded.
(The beginning of the following thread seems to be about a similar problem: http://www.wowza.com/forums/showthre...aying!-...What)
There's another thing about the nDVR addon that I would like to know. It is said in the tutorials that it is possible make several short recordings instead of a long continuous one. How can that be accomplished? Is it possible to make several consequent recordings and then, leveraging the Playlist Request API, playback the playlist that covers a short period of time beginning in one actual recording and continuing for some time in the next one, seamlessly? Or perhaps it would be okay to make a looong recording that will only be played by small sections, via custom playlists?