WowzaMediaServer module that allows you to restart application via HTTP call
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This WMS 3.X module allows you to restart application via HTTP.


Add wejn-rhea.jar to Wowza's lib/ directory.

Add following to appropriate HTTPProviders section of your VHost.xml:


following to Authentication/Methods in your Authentication.xml:

	<Description>Rhea Authentication</Description>
	<!-- XXX: for digest auth use AuthenticateDigest above -->

and username password lines (containing your real username/password pairs) to your ${com.wowza.wms.context.VHostConfigHome}/conf/rhea.password.

Restart Wowza to finish installation.

Configuration options, JMX interface


Example use

Let's say our wowza is running at and has multiple applications, one of which is origin.

Rhea is installed in the first <HostPort> block with port 1935.

Everything else is set to default.

To terminate application named origin one would call:

which would yield response: OK when the application was terminated successfully and ERROR: <explanation> in case of failure.


Copyright (c) 2013 Michal "Wejn" Jirku

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