[FFmpeg-user] ffplay can't play RTSP stream over internet (only inside LAN)

Dâniel Fraga fragabr at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 19:49:05 CET 2013

On Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:03:16 -0500
Phil Turmel <philip at turmel.org> wrote:

> I'm not an RTSP expert, but I do know that UDP doesn't go through a
> normal NAT firewall (unless the app and firewall use uPnP, or the
> firewall has a connection tracking helper).
> If that's your problem, you may need to ask for help from your firewall
> provider.
> I don't know what the "retrying with TCP" part means, either, as I
> didn't know RTSP had a TCP fallback.

	Thanks Phil. I'll try to look into that. The strange thing is
that if I use Android apps like IP Cam Viewer, they can grab the image
fine, so I think ffplay is capable of doing the same.

Linux 3.7.0: Terrified Chipmunk

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