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how to re-broadcast a RTSP using wowza

Recently we had to setup a re-broadcast a live Darshan from Shree Ranchhodraiji Maharaj Temple, Dakor, Gujarat, India. They gave us a RTSP, something like this:


this rtsp included a username and password, the rtsp was from IP camera, from this we had to re-broadcast using wowza media server.

On the application.xml for StreamType we used live, other then that we didnt change anything. We created a file which we upload to the /wowza-installation/content/

On this file we entered the rtsp:


The file must have a .stream filename extension.

we created another file admin.password which we uploaded to /wowza-installation/conf/

on this file we entered:

# Admin password file (format [username][space][password])
# username password
admin 123456

this will be used to start and stop the publishing of the camera.

We restarted the wowza.

To start the stream we now followed he below steps:

Enter the following URL in a web browser:

  1. URL: http://[wowza-ip-address]:8086/streammanager
  2. In the Security dialog box, enter your admin username and password from above.
  3. In the Stream Manager webpage, click the [start-receiving-stream] link just below the live application folder.
  4. In the Start Receiving Stream dialog box, select the following MediaCaster Type option: rtp
  5. In the Stream Name field, enter
  6. Click OK.

That was it.