[FFmpeg-user] Facebook Live API ( RTMPS )

Micael Silva micaelsilva at gmail.com
Wed May 15 15:22:59 EEST 2019

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 3:33 AM Michalis Odysseos <mikeodysseos at gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> Feels a bit weird to be addressing everyone in the email list but if this
> is how it's done I will get used to it :)
> My issue with the latest build (as well as the 4.1.3) is that I cannot
> stream to RTMPS, as per the new requirements of Facebook Live API. I know
> it can be done with other software, but I would never have the flexibility
> of FFMPEG :) Also because I use it together with youtube-dl.
> I don't know if I'm missing something, since it works on my Mac. When I run
> the same command on Powershell I get an error. Then I proceeded with using
> a different command, something much simpler and I got the same
> error message, so I thought maybe is a bug of ffmpeg builds for windows?
> Sample command:
> ffmpeg -i $(youtube-dl -f 300 -g
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ioi8gJsYwaI)
> -acodec aac -vcodec libx264 -f flv rtmps://
> live-api-s.facebook.com:443/rtmp/......
> Error:
> [rtmps @ 000001e8583ef4c0] Cannot open connection tls://
> live-api-s.facebook.com:443
> rtmps://
> live-api-s.facebook.com:443/rtmp/10161625965950332?s_bl=1&s_sml=0&s_sw=0&s_vt=api-s&a=AbwOTS-GzuT7YMrU
> :
> Resource temporarily unavailable
> Best Regards
> Mike
Please provide full command output

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