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Do i need stream hosting to play videos on my website? [on hold]

I am planning to launch a website which contains some videos.Do i definitely need a stream hosting to play those videos on my website?
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How can I compress a video to save the most amount of space and bandwidth? [on hold]

I was wondering what the best way to store a video without losing quality. By best, I mean with the least amount of space. Also, what's the best way I can transfer the video while trying to save ...
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Windows serial console

How do I enable a serial console on Windows (2008 and/or 2012) such that I can log into it like the Good Old Days of Real Servers and issue provisioning commands, ideally via PowerShell? $ cu -l ...
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VPN for Video stream

I work at a digital TV broadcast company (cable), we have 2 head ends, one in the US and one in the Caribbean, we currently connect both sites with a cisco L2TPv3 pseudowire VPN between both sites, ...
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How can I verify that an RTMP stream URL is working?

I have been put in charge of setting up a CDN account for streaming video but am not actually running the site that will host the content. How can I test that a published RTMP URL is working? Do I ...
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Set up nginx for access controlled video streaming

I am trying to create an application thats core it will be to show videos in a learning environment based on meteor/nodejs. The problem is the streaming itself. As described on many pages, node is not ...
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Server requirements for streaming video [duplicate]

I am developing a php website that will include video files for streaming. I will be using a third party host, on a shared server. What technical specs should the host be able to provide so my site ...
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If two videos with the same source stream at the same time will they have separate cache files?

I was resolving an issue on StackOverflow (see my answer too), where I might stream the same video on the same webpage in two separate video elements. I don't really understand web file caching very ...
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TCP window on Video Server

I am trying to benchmark the performance of my HLS video server. My server is a pretty naive one at the moment: Just an NGINX file server. (HLS delivers video over HTTP by splitting it up into files ...
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Does multimedia redirection in RDP 7 support WebM now?

I was checking out this MSDN post describing multimedia redirection because it's high time we let our users view training videos through our app and not just email them a link. Windows Media ...
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Video Streaming through RTMP

I need to convert as RTSP live monitering URL rtsp://mylocation.4545 to RTMP url rtmp://127.0.0.1:1935/live/livestream1 Iam using following command through ffmpeg in centos ffmpeg -i ...
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Video Streaming Fails on IIS 8

I am using FastCGI with IIS 8 on windows-server 2012. The server is hosting a Django based website. The website works fine until I stream the videos (which are saved in the media folder on the server ...
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Would UDP over VPN eliminate packet loss?

I am receiving a MPTS UDP stream from a remote location and I am experiencing packet loss. I would like to know if there's any way to eliminate this packet loss while still using the UDP protocol? I ...
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Server bandwidth usage with rtmp streaming of video

Quick question - I am streaming video from Cloudfront using RTMP streaming via an SWF-based flash player on my EC2 instance. With this setup will I see I/O data from the EC2 instance on account of the ...
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Securing a LAN whose wires cross over public hallway? [closed]

I want to record video in rooms (A B C) and start/stop/monitor the recordings from (only) room D. There is a public hallway separating D from the rest, and the data is sensitive. Preliminary setup ...
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Can't stream from crtmpserver

I have two webcams that use the RTSP protocol. I need to restream them so that they are RTMP and can be handled by other applications. I'm having difficulty doing so, however. crtmpserver runs ...
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How to stream live video from a linux server?

Here is what I want to do. Looked around but didnt find any straight answer. I have a Linux box running websites using Ubuntu/MySQL/Apache. I have my own static IP as well, i.e. not using web hosting. ...
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Server bandwidth for video streaming website

I need to put on a website videos that can ba shown using a common swf player (like flowplayer). Videos are about 3/4 minutes each (400 MB) in MPEG4/H264 compression. I was thinking to buy a normal ...
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672 views

How to set up a camera recorder to stream on a website? [closed]

I've to set up a website which will broadcast live video. A camera recorder will be pluged to a laptop. The laptop will send the data to a server (same as the http server) The video will be ...
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Streaming audio/video in a publicly-hosted server increases bandwith usage [closed]

I have a website hosted in a public server (withoud any streaming content) ,using public hosting instead of private because its cheaper. But in public hosting their are limitations when compared to ...
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Window 7 source-specific multicast (SSM)

We are planning to stream video feeds over multicast to managed Windows 7 devices. Does Window 7 support source-specific multicast at the OS layer (as the receiver)? It appears that XP and Vista both ...
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JBOD or RAID on a streaming server setup

Currently my setup is 1 main server which holds all the mp4 videos and 3 other servers which holds portions of this video. The process is: when a user uploads a video, it is stored into the main ...
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why does a multicast server endlessly transmitting packets even no client require [closed]

i used to setup a multicast server using windows server 2003 OS, i can see a lot of packets transimitted from the server once it was started. Does it make sense when no one is requiring the multicast ...
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NGINX configuration for video streaming server

I have purchased cloud server at digitalocean.com with 2GB RAM and DUAL CORE Processor. I want to set-up video proxy service i.e. to proxy youtube videos. I have installed NGINX + PHP-FPM server and ...
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Caching Steaming Videos in Proxy (Squid)

Has somebody been able to cache Youtube videos on Squid (recently as old configs dont work)? If so, kindly direct me to the configuration.
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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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An equivalent of IceCast but for Live Video Streaming? [closed]

I am looking for a solution to Stream live video like that : A camera/webcam/video output ---> Stream server ---> Clients And if possible multiple Stream Servers like this (like IceCast): A ...
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Can an internet connection be more robust when connecting through a VPN?

During live streams some viewers experiencing problems with the stream like dropouts and artifacts although they have a 100MBit line what makes me assume the problems are caused by packet loss. ...
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stress test video streaming [closed]

is there a way to stress test video streaming? Basically simulating a high number of people simultaneously streaming a video? This is an amazon 'cloud' service that will be enabled for my site.
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nginx http_mp4_module pseudostreaming

I'm using Nginx 1.2.3 with http_mp4_module installed and trying to make pseudostreaming server using it. When I'm trying to set start position less than 25 everything works like a charm: ...
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how to use SSD for streaming videos, while storing on HDDs [closed]

I run a video hosting, youtube like site. I currently run it with 2x3TB HDDs and they max out at 150mB/s I`m willing to achieve higher speeds and I think of storing the data on HDDs and streaming ...
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3answers
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How to set up an HTTP video-streaming server for 'tablet independent viewing'?

I have a situation in our lab where we have a lot of video tutorials and a lot of different tablets are being used by the members of the group. Everyone wants to be able to 'stream' the videos from ...
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How to enable streaming when file is delivered through PHP script?

I'm trying to enable mp4 streaming on my content server. Due to some security fanatics whom I working with all files are delivered through a php script and have the following url format: ...
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stress testing Darwin streaming server and vlc

I have Darwin streaming Server and VLC installed on different virtual machines. What i am trying to do is stress test/benchmark both from a third virtual machine. This is a preliminary part of a ...
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Starting ffserver on macos - Permission Denied [closed]

I am trying to start ffserver on Snow leopard. dev:~ Shashank$ ffserver -d -f /usr/etc/ffserver.config I get this in my terminal. ffserver version 1.1.3 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg ...
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Is it possible to duplicate a UDP unicast stream with iptables?

I have a proprietary system which transmit a udp video stream from unit #1 (192.168.1.1) to unit #2 (.1.2). I can't make changes to this system, and I'm trying to clone this udp stream so I can access ...
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Suggest CDN with Byte-Range requests support for streaming [closed]

I'm trying to find high load solution for streaming server. The idea came to me this morning. What about CDN or cloud storage with byte-range support. Basically flash player require only partial ...
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How do I stream video fast and what is required? [closed]

My school is setting up a professional television studio that is going to be recording a 1080p stream into a server I am expected to design with a $5000 budget. I do not know what format the video ...
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What Sort of Server Setup Am I Likely to Need? - School A/V streaming

My prior experience with servers has generally been limited to home file-sharing servers, low-traffic web-servers, and the like. This leaves me with the technical knowledge of how to set up a system, ...
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Apache as a front end to Red5

I am having a video streaming website. Which is using Open Source Streaming Server Red5. Is it possible some how to redirect the traffic for rtmp via Apache to the said Red5 server.
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Large File Uploads? SWFUpload? [closed]

So, we offer video services and have run into an issue with people uploaded large file sources. I realized that our developer was utilizing php HTTP uploads to handle this and that was causing the ...
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Live video streaming: Microsoft or Adobe?

I am looking for a Live Video Streaming solution. The clients will be able to watch the video with a plugin (Flash or Silverlight), or a standalone application (Windows Media Player, FLV, etc). But ...
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How to cache streaming video and silverlight with squid windows reverse proxy

We have an intranet web server running a silverlight application (ACTUS media monitor if anyone cares to know). The server is used to record video and stream it to clients through a CDN solution. We ...
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Lighttpd - byte range request doesn't work. can't stream mp4

Am attempting to use the lastest flowplayer. (if it could work it would be pretty awesome btw) http://flowplayer.org One of the cool things about it is it uses the new HTML5 video element and ...
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multicast streaming, too much network traffic?

I am thinking of switching our streaming servers to use multicasting instead of registering multiple clients and duplicating the streams manually on the server. It seems to work very well. However, I ...
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Limit video streaming with lighttpd & Mod_h264 for x minutes

I'm running video streaming with lighttpd & mod_h264 on CentOS. Now, I want to set to client can only watch the movie for the first x minutes. Example: 10 minutes. Who can give me a solution for ...
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Hardware advice for video sharing website similar to Youtube but much smaller user base [closed]

Currently I have two servers which are named (ProcessServer1 and ProcessServer2) that will do nothing but convert videos that users upload, into flv or mp4 format. The conversion settings are 512k ...
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Installing apxs on windows 64

I'm trying to set up my localhost apache2.2, running on windows 7, as a flash streaming server. So far I've discovered that I need to install mod_flv, which means I need apxs. I found apxs for win32 ...
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How can i track how much bandwidth is used by a streaming video

I have a website that has limited streaming for my clients. This has grown beyond the initial intent and has become a bit of an issue with my bandwidth charges. My question is: on IIS is there a ...
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How to read network card specs [closed]

i am in the need of buying a rack server which will serve static video files to users. Each video file will be between 30MB and 50MB and we expect up to 16k concurrent users. I was looking for servers ...