A self hosted livestreaming server.
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Satyr Usage

Administration

Satyr needs access to port 1935 for RTMP streams, and will serve HTTP on port 8000. The ports can be changed with follow config lines.

For HTTPS, run a reverse proxy in front of satyr. An example nginx block is shown below.

server {
    port 80;
    port [::]80;
    server_name example.tld;
    return https://$server_name$request_uri 301;
}
server {
    port 443 ssl;
    port [::]443 ssl;
    server_name example.tld;

    ssl_trusted_certificate   /etc/letsencrypt/live/example.tld/chain.pem;
    ssl_certificate               /etc/letsencrypt/live/example.tld/fullchain.pem;
    ssl_certificate_key        /etc/letsencrypt/live/example.tld/privkey.pem;

    location / {
        proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:8000/;
    }
}

Users

Accounts

If registration is open, users can register at example.tld/registration, and set some options such as whether to record VODs and a stream title on /profile Stream keys can be changed at example.tld/changesk, and passwords at /changepwd

Chat

Chat is based on Socket.IO, and can be accessed through the webclient at /chat. Chatting and changing a nickname do not require authentication, but the usernames of streamers are reserved. The following commands are available: /nick sally (password) Password is only required if sally is a registered user. /join sally Join the chatroom for sally's stream and leave the previous room. /kick bob Available only in your own room if you are a streamer. Forcefully disconnect the user. /ban bob (time) Ban a user from your room. Bans are based on IP address. The optional time is in minutes. The default is 30. /banlist List the IPs currently banned from your room. /unban (ip) self explanatory

You can set up mirroring to and from webchat rooms and IRC channels, twitch streams, and discord server channels. More information is in CONFIGURATION.md

Streaming

Users should stream to rtmp://example.tld/stream/examplestreamkey The stream will be available at rtmp://example.tld/live/kawen and http://example.tld/live/kawen/index.mpd

Most software, such as OBS, will have a separate field for the URL and stream key, in which case the user can enter rtmp://example.tld/stream/ and the stream key in the appropriate field.