NginX-RTMP is a real-time messaging protocol. It supports all three major protocols: Stream Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP), Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), and Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH). NginX-RTMP can be useful to collaborate with colleagues, as you can stream not just a single window but also your whole desktop.
This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.
Configuring and connecting to NginX-RTMP on Linux 7.9
- After purchasing and starting the VM, you should know its IP address, which you can find in your personal Azure account. Select the virtual machine from the list, and click “Overview” to view your IP address under the “Public IP Address” line.
- To connect to the VM, you can use SSH and the PuTTY app.
- Create directories on the VM and upload your video files there for further streaming.
- Test video files are available in the VM to verify the performance of the streaming service.
- To play files, you’ll need a VLC player, which you can download for free from the following link: https://www.videolan.org/
- To play the test video, follow these steps in the VLC player: Go to Media–Open Network Stream–Network
- Enter the following link to the field: rtmp://vmIPaddr:1935/vod/small.mp4 where “vmIPaddr” is the address of your VM
- Click <Play>.