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only streams for a minute

Postby brfd15 » Fri Oct 19, 2012 4:11 am

I got every thing setup and streaming (using no-ip) but it only streams for about a minute than says offline

any ideas? it must be a setting i'm missing


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Postby memoric » Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:08 am

Are you watching the stream on a mobile phone?

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Postby Lisa » Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:18 am

I'm not sure about the No-IP program, as I haven't used this myself yet. But as far as Yawcam's settings; you might want to check:

Settings - Connection - IP:
* Detect at startup
* Detect every 60 min
* Use UPNP to open ports on router
Make sure all 3 are checked.

Also, this is for FTP so I'm not sure you'd be using it for streams, but ever since I got my FTP settings as detailed below, my connection hasn't dropped once:

Settings - FTP:
* Stay connected
* Silent retry on connection error
* Silent retry on authentication error

(don't leave any of the above 3 points unchecked)

Then, "Advanced FTP Settings": * Use active FTP mode (instead of passive)

This definitely did the trick for me. It used to disconnect every few hours before I made those changes.

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