VOD over HTTP

In recent version of nginx-rtmp-module I have added support for remote video playback over HTTP. The syntax is similar to local playback with the only exception. Play directive argument should start with http://. Both flv & mp4 formats are supported.

play http://myserver.com/vod;

The feature has a limitation. Video file is completely downloaded before playing which might introduce a lag. To cache file locally use nginx http proxy engine and set up playing from localhost.

The new feature is described in wiki directives page.

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  1. #1 by Sergey on November 8, 2012 - 7:36 pm

    Dear Arut, is there a manual to fast test your app?
    Can you recomment a Linux build?
    Ubuntu 12.04 x64 will fit?
    What are options to make install and try to use rtmp throw flash publish?
    Does your product support session auth with backend server?

    • #2 by rarut on November 9, 2012 - 5:58 am

      There’s no complete manual, only directive list https://github.com/arut/nginx-rtmp-module/wiki/Directives and usage examples at github.
      Ubuntu 12.04 x64 is ok.
      Session should be implemented by yourself. The module passes all arguments to on_play and on_publish notifiers where you can implement session auth as you wish.
      Take a look at examples in /test directory.

  2. #3 by Jeff on November 10, 2012 - 11:36 am

    Роман здравствуйте , возможно ли через Nginx-rtmp реализовать балансировку потоков. Чтобы модуль перенаправлял на зеркальные потоки пользователей которые перегружают сервер ?

    • #4 by rarut on November 10, 2012 - 11:42 am

      пока нет. но я подумаю над этим

  3. #5 by Nicolas on November 10, 2012 - 11:56 pm

    Hello Rarut!
    I like your module actually i love how it works with the scripting style.
    I have one problem though :)))
    I cant find the inginx source directory only the configuration ones, i would appreciate it if you would give me this piece of info :))
    Thanks

  4. #7 by Mucahid on May 9, 2013 - 2:48 pm

    Hello Rarut,

    is there any solution that setting hls up with over play vod ?

    thank you!

    • #8 by rarut on May 9, 2013 - 5:31 pm

      I have a solution, I’ll post more details later

  5. #9 by Mucahid on May 9, 2013 - 6:44 pm

    Ok I am willing follow up for that

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