I hired a Wowza recommended developer through Elance to build me a custom AMI using EC2 3.5.1.01 build3741. The goal was to be able to record livestreams and have them automatically dumped into my S3 bucket (which it does). The problem is, the Wowza instance automatically begins recording as soon as I begin broadcasting.
I need control over when i begin recording. I've read that there's a way to log into the server and get to a webpage where I can manually control (start/stop) the recording of the server.
Can someone please help me figure out how to do this? Also, will I have to have my developer "undo" something so that the AMI doesn't automatically record, before I can login and have manual record control?
I've tried logging into my server using this url: http://ec2-XX-XX-XXX-XX.us-west-1.co...ord/index.html
but when I try to login using a user name of wowza and my instance ID it fails.
I admit that I'm not sure I have a good grasp of how all of this is supposed to work.
Lastly, most ideally, I'd like to be able to use the record button in Wirecast on a Mac to control the server start/stop record feature but I'm told that's not possible. I'd be glad to be wrong or to learn how I can add some parameters to Wirecast to control server side recording.
Thanks in advance for your help.