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Thread: streaming a remote mp4 file

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2014

    Default streaming a remote mp4 file


    I have a lot of mp4 file need streaming by wowza,So I build a wowza streaming engine in Google compute engine.
    Follow done and it look fine.
    And I got a trouble about to get remote video file.
    Below to description the problem.

    1.I have a web server to provide a lot of mp4 file to download. I assume the web server address is
    So~~If you type on any web browser, you can get videoFileName.mp4.

    2.I assume the wowza streaming engine in
    3.Now I hope use wowza streaming engine to streaming videoFileName.mp4 but I don't want copy videoFileName from
    4.I set the validate Configuration to then press save
    button. I try use application to display the cache source but it is fail. When I check media cache source configure the validate configuration
    auto reset to default "http/" and I use Trial license key.

    5.Any way to complete I want???

    Thank you.
    Last edited by allen680321; 09-15-2014 at 10:48 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2011


    It sounds like you have already looked through our guide for MediaCache which is used to scale video on demand setups but if not, please take a look as this describes the steps that can be taken.
    If you have read through the guide but still require assistance, I recommend opening a ticket which is done be sending an email to

    Please include a ZIP file containing the following directories:

    Please make sure you provide logs which show Wowza server starting.

    If you are not sure how to get this information please see the following tutorial.
    How to create a compressed zip file in Windows, OS X, and Linux


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