Quick Start

With a few simple steps, a live stream is ready for your website, an external streaming service, social networks, YouTube, or directly on the finished micro page!

Quick start guide: Installing the open-source video streaming server Restreamer for experts.

1. Install and start

Load the Docker container and start with the default user credentials. The default ports for HTTP are 80 and for HTTPS 443.

docker run -d --restart=always --rm --name restreamer \
-v /opt/restreamer/config:/core/config \
-v /opt/restreamer/data:/core/data \
-p 8080:8080 -p 8181:8181 \
-p 1935:1935 -p 1936:1936 \
-p 6000:6000/udp \

Standardports HTTP: 80 ; HTTPS: 443

Port forwarding (80>8080, 443>8181) of the public ports is necessary for full functionality.

Use a secure and unique password.

2. Add video source

The wizard helps to activate a video source.

Quick start guide: The wizard helps to create video and audio files.


Optionally, the use of sound is possible via the configurator.

AAC and Mp3 formats are supported.

4. Integrate video player on the website

Becoming a live streaming superhero with the Restreamer is a pretty simple process:

Port forwarding is necessary for the audience to see the live stream.

Quick start guide: How does the livestream get on the website?

5. Optional: Customize video player

The video player is ready to use. It is straightforward to customize the color, logo, and link.

Quick start guide: Player config

6. Optional: Customize video page

The video page is active immediately and is provided via localhost.

Quick start guide: Customize video page

7. Optional: Select publication service

Many great things are possible once the datarhei Restreamer is "on-air". Why not start a publication service with a live broadcast on YouTube?

Quick start guide: Example publication service with YouTube

πŸ§™Tip: You can create, start and run as many services as you like.

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