[rtmpdump] rtmpdump 2.1d and pulling live video from FMS/3, 0, 2, 21

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Tue Mar 2 20:43:16 CET 2010

Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
> Hi!
> I initially couldn't get rtmpdump 2.1d to dump live video from a
> flash server identifying itself as "FMS/3,0,2,21" -- I would just get
> a NetStream.Play.StreamNotFound error from the server all the time.
> After comparing some network traffic dumps, I noticed that the working
> (flash applet) client sends one argument less to the play command than
> rtmpdump does, and applying the dirty patch below makes rtmpdump work
> too.
> Ideas on how to handle this cleanly?  For one, I'm not really sure which
> FMS server versions would need this and which wouldn't, or why it doesn't
> work for me as-is in the first place (it can't be just because it's
> live video, because there apparently are people out there using unmodified
> rtmpdump for this).

Can't form any opinion without any actual data. Give the URL and command line 
you're using so we can see what's going on.

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