[rtmpdump] swf verify on akamia hulu cdn

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Fri Oct 8 05:25:36 CEST 2010

Blue Cop wrote:
> Hulu updated their server to use swf verify for the akamia cdn. akamia is the only cdn that has HD streams. I ran into this problem originally with the Hulu XBMC plug-in.
> I have been using rtmpdump to test parameters and try to figure out the problem. It exhibits the same problem I am having with XBMC.
> XBMC will play the stream for a minute or so if I disable swf verify but if I enable swf verify it will immediately give me a socket error 10054 (connection reset by peer) after it returns the SWFVerification response.
> I am confused because I have verified the parameters I am using with rtmpsrv and everything seems to be in order. I think it doesn't like the SWFVerification response.
> anyone have an ideas?
> here is the debug out with swf verify enabled.
> http://pastebin.ca/1957319

Looks like you used -V, need rtmpdump -z to see what actually happened.

> here it is with swf verify disabled.
> http://pastebin.ca/1957318
> Thanks in advance for any help on this issue. I am stumped because swf verify works perfectly for other plug-ins.

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