[FFmpeg-user] FFmpeg: how to output over HTTP

Glenn W wolfe.t.glenn at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 01:18:36 EET 2019

Thanks Moritz,

Appreciate your help in debugging what I initially thought was a muxing

Do you have any thoughts on my above post in terms of what could be causing
the data to not be received by my FFmpeg server (receiving)?

Please advise. Any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 6:34 PM Moritz Barsnick <barsnick at gmx.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 13:03:11 -0400, Glenn W wrote:
> > > I'm totally convinced that if you use ffmpeg the way you are doing, you
> > use HTTP only.
> >
> > So are you thinking all those TCP [PSH, ACK] packets are contained
> within a
> > given HTTP POST?
> Yes.
> > If you look at the first few packets, I see that FFmpeg first sends a [
> > ], followed by a [ SYN, ACK ] response from server, followed by an [ ACK
> ]
> > from client. At this point, should it not initiate HTTP protocol with
> > header and endpoint? Instead it starts sending TCP [PSH, ACK]'s.
> It does, it you look at the content. E.g. you can right click on the
> first packet and select Follow -> TCP stream. Then you see the clear
> text of the protocol.
> I was using a different Wireshark this time. Indeed, I went to Edit ->
> Preferences -> Protocols -> HTTP and add 5558 to TCP port(s), so that
> Wireshark disects HTTP, but it still doesn't. D'uh. This is version
> 2.6.2. I need to try with my proprietary 1.99.x I use at work, because
> that managed to dissect HTTP on port 5558 without configuration.
> Peculiar. But glad you believed it was HTTP after all. ;-)
> Moritz
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