Forum

Failover stream being played before primary stream

Paul 2019-07-30 11:32:02 UTC in Nimble Streamer

I have apps /tvhigh /tvmedium /tvlow
I have /backup app which is a low quality backup version in case problem with any of the /tv* apps.

/hlshigh pulls from /tvhigh and failover to /backup

The source streams are pushed to /tvhigh and /backup and working

For some reason /hlshigh is playing the failover URL before the primary URL. So my viewer is seeing low quality /backup despite that /tvhigh is available.

Do you know any reason it would do this?

Thank you

Max 2019-07-30 18:21:31 UTC 

Hello Paul,

I guess Nimble switched to low quality (backup) stream for some reason and it does not switch back (Nimble does not do that automatically), but it should not start from pulling "backup" stream anyway.

Thank you.

Paul 2019-07-30 20:25:50 UTC 

I tried many times, refreshed page, also the /hlslow app was pulling from /backup instead of from /tvlow

When I change the app settings and remove /backup failover URL, they are all working correct.

So my pushed RTMP streams are to
/tvhigh
/tvmedium
/tvlow
/backup (medium quality)

then HLS apps
/hlshigh pulls from /tvhigh
/hlsmedium pulls from /tvmedium
/hlslow pulls from /tvlow

all 3 have failover pull from /backup

my "Level 3" website members should get get high quality but only get /backup at medium quality.
Another problem is my "Level 1" members are not pulling from /tvlow and they are getting higher quality than they should. (I would be OK with this in an emergency. but it should not happen all of the time)

I think there is a bug. Should I open a ticket?

Denis Slobodskoy 2019-07-31 02:55:03 UTC 

Does it remain on backup even if you restart Live pull rule? Would it have same behaviour it you will create rule for particular stream with idle time?
You could open a ticked and provide exact settings so that we may check, but anyway, once Nimble will switch on backup channel it will keep pulling until backup stream will fail or you restart setting explicitly.

Post a reply


Post a new question

Categories:

Tags:

nimbleNimble StreamerFAQHLSDVRRTMPhlsnimble streamerABRcachewmsauthNimbleAPItranscoderSRTdvrapirtmpffmpegVODsrtfailoverDASHsldpstreamingrtspwmspanellivevodudppaywallsubtitlesDispersaRTSPvideoSLDPyoutubeabrlivestreamingmp4WMSAuthMPEG-DASHpay-per-viewgeodashstreamerWMSPaneledgebandwidthWindowsencryptionUDPhttpswhite labelconfigsmilmulticastFFMPEGsslMPEG-TSaudioCORSchunksraspberry pire-streamingmpeg-dashperformancecorsadvertizervlcrepublishingS3cloudfrontDRMuser agentandroidNDILarixrules.confplaylistadvertisingipv6MPEGTSFastSpringRAMthumbnailFMLEVATcrossdomainmpegtsSMILRecordingaespushakamaiwowzaserversPullmobilecodecerrorSSLbalanceTranscodem3u8chromecastplaylist_dvrWowzaIDreportingconfigurationbugdownloadpublish controlRepublishingnimblestreamerdomainLarix Broadcastermpeg-tsraspianloopVidillionHttpschunkAWSawsoriginCDNwms panelroutesamazonIPscte35ipupdatenimble webcam html5UIbitrateRegistration Issuedirect link32-bit Windowstwitchcache_controlitworkmelive abr support mpeg-dashwmspanelapiresumertmp abrbeirutWWDCdubaideep statsCentOS v6.4hls to multicast udpnooblogWowza AgentRemote StorageIIS Smooth StreamingcloudmediaAbrHTTPSHot-linking protectionHDSvaddioalertsjwplayer websitewhmcsbaselineAuthentication in HLSPi4nginx rtmp nimbleAV BridgepricelimitOld logsVaddioscte-35screencastPI3 Ubuntuview timeattaching domainscontainerinterfacesDVRRecordingloadbalancingmod_rewritemetadatadatmessageWMSCONFIG_HOMEprofileID3 tagsgbpsAxisrestreamcostwmsauthsignhighhds streamlocalciscohls restreaming.net hotlinkVLCniblergentoo install server nimblePublic Iptranscoding using NvidiaPaywall Authdecodertransocding republishingVideo PlayerofflinedocumentationNimble streamer upgradeTrancoderconcurrent-connectionsAliasfilelost trafficServer-sideicecast urlstoppedNimble Streamer versionrulemainhot linkingchangelebanonlocationmanifestMP4 not playedspaceLarix Groveamfpay per viewseekingdvr_archivesmpeg dashonSteam stopped workingobsTCORaspian BusternginxPlayReadyamazon web servicelimuxopensslHLS voddvr stream twicesdpshoutcasthot-linkAXVVGanalyticspaywalapplicationblocknvencExpression Encoder7brandingtrialHLS PlayerDASH Playerdebianmicrosoft streamMP4errorsrocksoftlog traffic statslive video on demandbandwithservernimblesessionidFFmpegmultiple originsscreen freezecan't registerprogressive downloadABR DASHprivate networkLarge DVR filessourceheaderno WMSPanelSnapshotslive videolog nimble analysertmp playbackinterleavingvideojsmac osx installvideo stopwotermarkadaptiveAV1 codecvimeohelp errorstreamsNGINX-RTMPJWPLAYERload balanceattachmentcache expiryvod no soundconcurrent connectioncdnvsomdvr streamconnectivityUbuntu 20 ARM - AWSunique visitor4Kcrossdomain more then 1 domainlive streamViewer StatscpuWidevineDelaympeg2tsFairplayServer-Side-Task-Controldisk migrationAWS 3buttnot foundCPU Loadscreen capturestereo to monopullAS3drmresourceaes encryptionTranscoderLive streamingsubscriptionsecurityinstall players setup ready to goDVRSettingstwitch larix broadcaster androidAppleDelete recordsABR HLS Bitrateslive pull settingsWMSPanel settingsrtmp for YouTubevideo loopicecastudp streamingoutratestarttime duration seekpointrebootmonitornimble streamer vod hls transmuxinglogginglearnerapi accessDeep statsloadbalancernimble.confrtmp republishing transcodeIIS Media Servicsweb playerinsert logodvr streamsautomationnimble streamer web server php script pageNimble Streamer APIlivestreamcontent-dispositionAVCaptureMovieFileOutputblock downloadNimble CapacityABR DVR problemLive SwitcherPost processingadd_chunk failedfake extensionMPEG DASHUbuntu artful 17.10Transcoder MPEG DASHNimble Servernot to stealLive Broadcaststatus:errorFFMPEG;RTMP;I/O errortranscodingRTMP republishHotlinking ProtectionStreaming routefacebookPIDMPEG-Dashlarix broadcasterbroadcasterOSXpaymentstatsreloadpremium featureserver incorrect timeThumbnailsLiveLIVEadvp9contentRTMP RepublishssaiDVR Setting limitdemandHow to do live stream with multiple audio trackrmtpno internetIOSProgressivenimble aliasesHLS Streamingthumbnail dvr-thumbnailLoad-Balancingnimble streamer mpeg-ts multiple inputswmsAuthSignreportsavoid refreshraspberrysoundHLS Meta Tag editing.transcoder nimbleSecureJetson Nanotranscodevbv-maxratedvr on wmspanelVideo cant be playedS3 AWSuser_agentautomateAndroidVR-360Failoverdockerlivestream bitrateABR bitratesPacketizingbuildpublish streamStream Delaytraffichd25AArch64delaympeg4.movalias routestoragedomain lockVOD HLS streaming on public IPoutputUsers limitcloudflareanalisysscteno soundInvalid frame headerincoming streamHTML5 playerGopwirecasta recordhttp serverNimbleStreamerav1 codecabr fallbackNimble connectionsdistributionfastspringNimble streamermp2 audiodata slicesaliasplayer sldpqataritworkscdnvideo.jsspeedup my videoiOSissuepricinggoogle cloud storagedissapointmentpay-per-minuteRAM LoadlivestreamintransocderPaywallvideo and audio not matchdiskstorage space available3.6.1-1SO_RCVBUFbuffering videocompatibility protocolsMax connectionUDP MulticastgpurestarthelpFallbackError when installinghow-tomanage_dvrrulesDVRStreamsaws amazonserver ip21SSL requestMPEG2 Videologo in streamVP9sha265nimble on cloudprerollDVR SettingPORTanalyseStreamIDcredentialsincomingmulti-viewervideo audioCross DomainSRT protocolmd5nimble dvrrtpdurationBandwidthbufferRIST BondingplayoutControl APIfallbackQuickTimevideo streamingartifactsrtsp push androidtuningactionscript 3server ssl errorCSSRistwebhookdvr to liveprogressivebroadcast videoRTMP to SRTubuntu 18Teradek DecoderlatencyNimble_Crushdynamic linksTLSV 1.2 Certificatefairplayre-publishingSRT RTMPsoftware versionadjustBroadcasthotlink protectionultra low latencyRaspberryPi4Raspberrytasks-control

This website or its third-party tools use cookies, which are necessary to its functioning and required to achieve the purposes illustrated in the Privacy Policy. If you want to know more or withdraw your consent to all or some of the cookies, please refer to the Privacy Policy.
By closing this banner, scrolling this page, clicking a link or continuing to browse otherwise, you agree to the use of cookies.