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How to make H264 (.mp4) streaming module to work with lighttpd 1.5

H264 is not working with lighttpd 1.5, but it's ok with 1.4 Any suggestions?
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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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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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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 http://...
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How to stream HD video from the web?

I'm interested if there any web server application that allows you to stream HD quality live chat without software application installed on streaming client PC. Flash Media Server allows HD streaming ...
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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 #transcode{...
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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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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 open-...
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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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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 do i know if i set up the nlb (network load balancing) correctly?

I'm working on a web conference were we are going to show about 12 videos for a total of about half a gig for all 12 people. Since the participants are going to be watching (and also streaming/...
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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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Back up of Streaming server

I want to take a new streaming server for my website which generally holds videos and audio files. But how do we maintain backup of the streaming server if storage size is increasing day by day. ...
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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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VLC or ffserver for http streaming

I don't like asking "OR" questions, but I can't find any comparison on the Internet. I need live http streaming using h264 in flv container. I managed to achieve this with VLC, but with big latency. ...
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HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Streaming

Apple has included HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Streaming in the iPhone OS 3.0, in particular Safari handles this automatically. I'd like to play with this in a low cost manner, but I expect it'll require a ...
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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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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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Linux: audio streaming server capable of converting tracks to MP3 on-the-fly

I'm looking for an audio streaming solution capable of providing content from a folder (recursively) with on-the-fly convertion to MP3 (or whatever) with a constant bitrate: from other MP3s and FLAC. ...
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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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Tools for load-testing a videoserver

I'm looking for a tool capable of setting up multiple RTSP streaming sessions and keeping them alive for a configurable amount of time. Ideally this should not be videoserver specific and as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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duplicate video stream using a router (?)

I have a viedo stream coming from one site, I want to do the following with the minimum delay possible: I want to duplicate the stream (inside the router - preferred) and send it to a few more ...
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Streaming server with automatic quality

Does anyone knows a media streaming server solution for streaming video/audio with automatic quality(depending on the client bandwidth). Thanks in advance!
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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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Local Live Quicktime Video Broadcast, latency?

I'm looking into the feasibility of using a local server to distribute live video of a conference to delegates in the same room. They would still hear the live audio coming from the speaker, so only ...
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Server for live audio/video streaming

I need to build a server for a website that will stream live audio and video. The functionality will be like www.ustream.tv with channels with one broadcaster and unlimited subscribers (who can only ...
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Is it possible to force the Apple Darwin Streaming Server to send streaming over port 80?

Is it possible to force the Apple Darwin Streaming Server to send streaming over port 80Is it possible to force the Apple Darwin Streaming Server to send streaming over port 80? Background: We have a ...
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Hardware for streaming large amounts of video?

I'm looking for hardware to stream large amount of media from (5000Mbit per second and more). Is there any hardware or special servers to accomplish that task? FMS or WMS don't matter as long as end ...
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Can't stream media on network

Long story short, at our office network, we can't really certain things. Last.fm downloads an entire song before playing it, and YouTube loads and then all of a sudden the entire video is loaded and ...
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ffserver segmentationfault

This is my problem: viroos@plecak-transmisyjny:~/videotesty$ sudo ffserver -d -loglevel debug FFserver version SVN-r20420, Copyright (c) 2000-2009 Fabrice Bellard, et al. built on Oct 30 2009 21:56:...
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Are there any soultion to stream flv/f4v to Adobe Flash Media Server from files on a client machine?

Our customer is looking for a solution to stream flash video to Adobe Flash Media server from his client machine. I need something like Adobe Live Media Encoder, but the source needs to be a playlist ...
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IP Webcam Streaming to website through a flash player

I have been working on setting up a website that aggregates webcams from several local businesses onto a single website. I would like to only require the businesses to need a webcam and not the ...
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Video-on-demand/surveillance server setup

I'm planning to set up a service that would allow people to connect their ip-cameras to and watch video embedded into a website. Scheduled saving and replaying would also be available. What hardware ...
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server resources in live video broadcast

how much ram do i need to run a server with red5 and broadcast live video I am starting a project that will include live video broadcasts from all over the world and it is expected to have at least ...
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Multiple playlists with PlaylistBroadcaster

In Darwin Streaming Server 5.5.5 run on Linux. I am having issues starting multiple playlists with PlaylistBroadcaster. I seem to be hitting a limit at 22 simultaneous playlists. Once I try to ...