• Wrench for Wowza Streaming Engine®

    • Integrated Authentication Solution
    • Bill all your Minutes
    • Prevent Concurrent Playing
    • Flexible SQL and Webservice Hooks
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  • Clamp for Wowza Streaming Engine®

    • Dynamic Stream Captions
    • Text and Image Overlays on the fly
    • RESTful API and file based control
    • JSON configuration
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  • Measure for Wowza Streaming Engine®

    • Log Player Counts to your DB or webservice
    • Build your own logging SQL / API endpoint
    • Precise Stats per app / stream / technology
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Forbidding Concurrent Stream Playing

In this article we'll quickly see how can you configure Wrench to prevent your users watching your stream concurrently in Wowza Streaming Engine®. First off, you have to be familiar with setting up user authentication using Wrench.

The latest version of Wrench comes out with powerful features that allows you to forbid concurrent playing of your video streams. The configuration parameter you have to use is wrench.duplicate.check. If set to true (by default its false)