[rtmpdump] Read access denied for stream (saw in --debug)

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Fri Feb 26 20:53:32 CET 2010

Adam Malcontenti-Wilson wrote:
> maybe you need to add some way of installing "handlers" for certain requests
> sent by the servers, e.g. a specific disneyToken handler could be created for
> this site in the handlers directory. I definitely concur that you should not
> add it to the main functionality but not having anything renders these sites
> unusable.

You're always welcome to submit a patch.

No, these sites are not unusable. As I already mentioned, rtmpsuck works fine 
here. That's one of the reasons rtmpsuck exists, so that we don't have to play 
stupid arms-race games with rtmpdump.

> On 27 February 2010 05:55, Howard Chu <hyc at highlandsun.com
> <mailto:hyc at highlandsun.com>> wrote:
>     bird wrote:
>         rtmpdump -r "rtmpe://e1a.vdo.vip.hk1.tvb.com:1935/vi
>         <http://e1a.vdo.vip.hk1.tvb.com:1935/vi>" -a "vi" -f "WIN
>         10,0,45,2" -W
>         "http://img.tvb.com/tv/flash/tv_player_v3.0.swf?memberID=&videoID=105047&time=1267173849
>         <http://img.tvb.com/tv/flash/tv_player_v3.0.swf?memberID=&videoID=105047&time=1267173849>"
>         -p "http://programme.tvb.com/drama/theeloquentjixiaolan4/video/106455"
>         -C S: -C S:mp4:/4/303/000000030278.mp4 -C S:1267130651671964 -y
>         "mp4:/4/303/000000030277.mp4" -o 000000030277.mp4 --debug
>         play no problem in browser
>         2.1d rtmpdump
>         page url :
>         http://programme.tvb.com/drama/theeloquentjixiaolan4/video/106455
>     Use rtmpsuck instead. This server sends a challenge to the client in a
>     "disneyToken" request, and rtmpdump has no code to handle that. Not sure I
>     want to add it, since it appears to be site-specific.

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