[rtmpdump] rtmpsrv

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Mon Dec 28 02:27:52 CET 2009

compn wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Dec 2009 14:27:15 -0800, Howard Chu wrote:
>> Works well now for obtaining the relevant connect / play parameters of rtmp
>> and rtmpe streams. So we now have enough to invoke rtmpdump successfully for
>> any stream. Is there anything more we can learn by implementing the complete
>> proxy functionality?
>> Just a few more simple steps - when we read the Connect parameters and get the
>> swfUrl, we then have to retrieve the player at that URL to compute its size
>> and hash for SWF verification. Then we can initiate an outbound client
>> connection to the real server and from then on just relay packets back and
>> forth transparently. (Well, we have to intercept the swfverify ping and
>> generate our own reply, but that's about it.)
> can you throw your rtmpsrv instructions / howto into the readme ?

I guess. It's still a work-in-progress though, until I decide whether to 
develop it any further. Also it's really only useful on Linux, unless someone 
tells me how to do local redirects on other OSs.

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