[FFmpeg-user] RTMP netstream commands

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 00:21:53 EEST 2018

2018-08-01 17:10 GMT+02:00, bob johnson <gnipsfake at gmail.com>:
> Hello!
> When I use ffmpeg to send an rtmp to stream to various platforms, it works
> great. However, when the source stream ends it seems like ffmpeg
> automatically sends the deleteStream netstream command referenced here
> https://www.adobe.com/content/dam/acom/en/devnet/rtmp/pdf/rtmp_specification_1.0.pdf
> Do you know how I can disable this? I am trying to account for crashes on
> my server and take over the stream from another server, but it is not
> possible to resume the stream once this command is issued.
> If the ffmpeg process is SIGKILL, it does not seem to send the command

And in that case you can take over the stream from another server?

It is currently impossible not to send deleteStream, I suspect it is
trivial not to send it but nobody so far felt the need or saw the usefulness.

Carl Eugen

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