Guide – How To Start – MistServer Streaming Media Toolkit for Ubuntu

MistServer Streaming Media Toolkit for Ubuntu is a powerful tool that allows you to create a streaming server. The best technology for media streaming.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

The guide on how to work with the MistServer Streaming Media Toolkit for Ubuntu

1. After purchasing and start of the VM you should know its IP address. You can find it in the personal account of Azure. (You need to select the virtual machine from the list. By clicking the item “Overview”, your IP is displayed in the line of “Public IP Address”).

  1. To work, you must open port 4242 (TCP) in the network properties in the azure firewall

Also, depending on which protocols you will use, you need to open the ports for their correct operation, for example, 8080 (tcp) and 1935 (tcp) for the http and rtmp protocol to work, respectively

  1. To connect to the VM you can use the SSH and PuTTY apps
  1. When the app was started, you should enter the login and password.
  2. Next, you need to upload your files that you want to stream
  3. The initial configuration for the VM has been made already, so after turning it on you can go to the admin panel.
  4. To access the admin panel, you need to enter in the address bar http://yourVM’sIP:4242
  5. To enter an already created account, you can use the following data:


Login – mistadmin

Password – mistadmin

  1. In the protocols section you can select the protocols you need.
  2. Now go to the streams tab and click “Create a new stream”
  1.  Enter the name and select the file
  1. Click save
  2. Now you can see the file, for example, go to the link http://yourVM’sIP:8080/streamname.mp4 or http://yourVM’sIP:8080/steamname.html or rtmp://yourVM’sIP:1935/play/steamname in the VLC player, depending on the ports you open.

There is free software on the VM, you can download it separately on the developer’s official website

Software distributed under the GPL3 license

Software not modified for verification and can be compared with software from the official website

Useful links:

Fast start –

Developer Documentation –

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