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Tracking down “Connection reset” errors in Linux

I'm handling large numbers of concurrent downloads (approx. 500 per server) using Java. All the files are being downloaded from Amazon S3, and the downloading server is an EC2 m1.large instance. ...
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Hardware Raid 10 For Video Serving

I just ordered a new server which will be used to serve mp4 video files ranging from 10MB up to 90MB using nginx (with pseudo-streaming). This server has dual opteron 6128, 64GB of RAM. What I would ...
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What is the best way for serving a file that is being written to?

I'd like to setup a web-server (or other kind of server?) that will allow clients to download a file using http. However, I want to start serving the file before it has been fully written to disk. ...
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tail -f without the tail?

Is there a command in Solaris to read a file, and when it gets to the end to stream the way tail does? I need to read the file from the start, and it is a binary file. Information on Solaris and ...
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Router for a heavy video streaming dependent network

I have a 50 Mbps WAN link and I use Asus RT-N16 with tomato firmware for NAT. My users view multiple streaming videos. At any given time there would be about 20 streaming videos which are being ...
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Wowza on EC2 Set up and Questions

I have a wowza instance installed and running on EC2, but I can't find the keypair file. I am trying to install another wowza instance on a different aws account. I have the following questions, I'd ...
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ffmpeg-php installation error on centos

I've installed ffmpeg and and ffmpeg-php so many before and it worked, today i'm having an error when i run make or make install, i get this error make: *** [ffmpeg_frame.lo] Error 1 i tried these ...
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Encrypting/Decrypting MPEG-2 Transport Stream in realtime [closed]

I have to send unicast mpeg2ts stream from one datacenter to another (dc1 to dc2). The output I get from encoder bank in dc1 is not encrypted and I need to encrypt it before sending it to dc2. At dc2 ...
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How to stream a live channel [closed]

First of all let me make this clear I'm not asking for instruction here but I just wish to ask for some information since I was googling for over a week and felt that I will never get any answer to my ...
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Desk audio streaming and shared speakers streaming options for an office? [closed]

I've been handed an interesting project and want to be sure about what I put in place. We have several 'islands' of tables (different teams) and several users in heavy phone usage areas of the ...
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Why are my long videos longer to start playing than short ones using jwplayer and lighttpd?

I have a video streaming site with the following lighttpd configuration: server.modules = ( "mod_compress", "mod_access", "mod_alias", "mod_rewrite", "mod_redirect", ...
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Are there high availability cluster solutions for real-time TCP streaming?

We have a server that receives some data, acting as a TCP client, processes it in some way, and serving processed data to clients, acting as a TCP server. It also stores this data on disk and can ...
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Streaming Audio Video

We're currenty using Windows Media Services to stream live and on demand audio/video. We're currently looking for a solution that's more cross-platform compatable (iOS compatable). I've looked into ...
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Alternative to SHOUTcast server? [closed]

I have a streaming system that generates an MP3 stream as output for the listeners. This streaming system runs on a modern 64bit linux machine and on this machine the old SHOUTcast 1.9.8 server ...
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3gp file streaming server in Fedora

I want to set up a streaming server to stream 3gp videos on-demand. I've tried using ffmpeg, but it seems ffmpeg doesn't support 3gp streaming. It gives an error saying Codec for stream 0 does not ...
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RTP Streaming with VLC and remote control

I'd like to set up a remotely controlled (through SSH) streaming server with VideoLAN VLC. I managed start the RTP stream through SSH with the command: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 --sout ...
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Users from my ISP's IP range can't hear my radio stream but others can

I'm streaming a radio via Shoutcast server from a PC in my office and ppl from around the world can hear it in browser or via wmedialayer/winamp, but people from my ISP (including me when I use outer ...
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CloudFront or other CDN with RTSP streaming?

So I've been bouncing between CDN's trying to optimize our serving solution. We're serving short video clips into our code that display either an html5 video element (MP4 or OGG) or a flash swf (FLV) ...
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Experience using Wowza Media Server for Amazon EC2?

Question 1: WHat have people's experiences been with using Wowza Media Server 2 for Amazon EC2 (http://www.wowzamedia.com/ec2-streaming.html) We're planning to use it to allow streaming experience ...
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Stream host - developer prespective question

Without many details, I have a request to develop a live stream service web site. I do see it quite hard to archive on a shared host environment, due to bandwidth constrains. Free webservices lack ...
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Server for a Web TV…dedicated?

I'm developing a website and I want to integrate a Live Web TV. I have this dedicated server : Quad Core Q6600 4x 2.40+ GHz 4GO RAM 1TO Disk Space Unmetered Bandwidth 100Mbps (goes down to 10Mbps if ...
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Getting the actual time that a video file is seeked to using nginx_mod_h264_streaming

I'm trying to set up a pseudostreaming site that has timed subtitles for h264 video files that are served via nginx_mod_h264_streaming + JW Player. The subtitles are automatically converted to a ...
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which internet audio streaming server can I use?

I need an audio streaming setup that supports the following formats: WMA, AAC and MP3. The streams must be compatible both with desktop players like Winamp. Win Media Player and with Flash Player and ...
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How to config NGINX for FLV streaming with proxy_cache?

I have a media storage server with over 20GB of free RAM. Server stores a FLV files. I'm using NGINX with HttpFlvStreamModule for streaming. It works like a harm. I thought to take advantage of free ...
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Can you stream an mp3 file with nginx?

I have a Ruby On Rails application running on Nginx which is serving out MP3s using JW player. I need to be able to set the start time and duration for playlist items. From what I can tell to do ...
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Need an expert for advanced internet radio solution

Long story short - online radio with both admin and client interfaces in flash (it will be browser based radio). I cant figure out the best way to mix live audio stream from microphone with uploaded ...
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Prevent Authentication Prompt When Streaming Office Documents

I have an issue where when streaming office documents from SQL Server, an authentication dialog prompts for credentials even though the user has been authenticated via basic auth in the browser. ...
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Real time transcoding of multiple RTMP-Streams

I am very frustrated after talking to many companies doing live-streaming or selling streaming-products and I hope someone could get me to the right direction. Here is my problem: We are ...
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High usage media server performance question + Backup solution

I have a fairly busy media related website which allows my users to stream / download large MP3 files (50-200Mb), at busy periods I have around 250+ concurrent streams / downloads. I have over 500GB ...
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Hardware requirement for video serving to 400 concurrent users

I need to serve at least 400 concurrent users about 150MB of files (video/audio). What kind of hardware would you suggest is required? Planning to use Ubuntu for OS, and Apache for serving. The ...
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Help creating a 'youtube' type site

I am in the process of creating a youtube type site and would love to get some help regarding the setup. Here is what I have planned so far: Use my current hosting: which is a dedicated virtual ...
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Video Surveillance Server Software

My company has about 25 cameras around our property and we need a server to store any motion on each of the cameras. We are currently using a software called "Digital Video Witness" which is fairly ...
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Flash: static video content streaming vs. no streaming?

I'm trying to understand what the essential differences are between a server architecture which is designed to stream media e.g. FLV or h.264 to Flash players vs. an ordinary HTTP-Server (e.g. Apache ...
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Can red5 server be used for live streaming of mpeg2 files to Flv players?

(new to media streaming so please forgive my ignorance) I need to provide live streaming to FLV players out of MPEG2 encoded video files. Clients must NOT be able to START/STOP/FF/RW the video, just ...
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System architecture of Cam Chat Websites (tinychat, omegle, cam4)

Do anybody know what kind of system architecture is behind Websites like tinychat, omegle, cam4, chatroulette? And how much bandwith is needed per connection? If I'm not wrong they use some video ...
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Help: Setting up a basic live stream viewable in a browser

The end goal of my project is to create a system which records TV from a TV capture card, streams it live viewable in a web page, and stores a copy on the hard drive. It seems like a rather simple ...
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multiple streaming servers behind a Bastion Host

I am using open source streaming server Red5 on multiple servers. Which are running behind a bastion host. the world knows these sites as http://site1.mydomain.com http://site2.mydomain.com ...
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Startup script for Red5 on Ubuntu 9.04

I am creating startup script for Red5 on Ubuntu. Red5 is installed in /opt/red5 Following is a working script on a CentOS Box on which Red5 is running [code] ==========Start init script ========== ...
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Do any media streaming servers for Linux support streaming (not just progressive download) of Windows Media formats?

Is it possible to build a Linux-only media streaming server which can do streaming of the formats supported by Windows Media Services? To the best of my knowledge, the popular streaming servers that ...
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How can I stream DIVX, etc. files from Windows Server 2003 Streaming Media Server?

Do I just need to install the codecs? Or is there a process for streaming custom encoded media?
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torrent downloads not showing on Squid log

i have just a few months working as sysadmin, hence i still have lots to learn, first thing id like to do is as follows: We have an OpenBSD 4.5 box acting like firewall,dns,cache etc, the box has 2 ...
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Lots of artifacts while streaming HD content with VLC 0.9.9 on CentOS

I'm trying to stream (multicast) a x264 encoded file using VLC. This in itself succeeds, but the stream has a huge lot of artifacts. This seems to suggest that the data cannot be transported fast ...
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What technologies allow bidirectional streaming of video? [closed]

Wikipedia says that Flash allows "bidirectional streaming of audio and video". Is it possible to do that with other technologies (for example with JavaScript)? In other words, I want to transfer ...
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Proven and Scalable Comet Server

What is the most proven, scalable comet server solution out there that can handle up to 100.000 real-life connections per node using HTTP streaming (not long-poll)? It must be a free, preferably ...
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video streaming infrastructure advice

We would like to set-up a live video-chat web site and are looking for basic recomendations for software and hardware set-up. Here are the particulars on the site: Most streams will be broadcast ...
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Is RAID 0 or JBOD better for home media server? [closed]

I have an external two-bay drive enclosure (the OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro) connected to a Mac Mini (my home media server) over FireWire 800. I'm streaming media to other computers in the house over ...
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Create NSC-File for multicast streaming with Windows Media Streaming

For streaming multicast I need to create a NSC-file for the players - this file is pseudo-coded by Microsoft. Now I need to create this file for each proxy-publishingpoint. Is there any way to stream ...
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W2k8 RC1: Windows Media Servers (WMS) as proxy

(fullquote from stackoverflow.com/questions/2690788/w2k8-rc1-windows-media-servers-wms-as-proxy/2690791#2690791) I will have one streaming-server (W2k8, unknown streaming protocol [rtsp, mss, http]) ...
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What lightweight solution can you recommend to stream MP3 files?

I need to stream MP3 files to a client running Flash. Streaming is the key here, no progressive downloads allowed. What free server can you recommend? I know Red5 but it seems a bit overkill for our ...
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Costs of a professional audio streaming solution

How much does a professional hardware solution cost, for streaming 8 audio channels to 100 concurrent listeners? Do you have any suggestions on suitable solutions?