Wowza Streaming Engine™ is powers reliable streaming of high-quality video and audio to any device, anywhere. Whether deployed in the cloud or on-premises, leverage the powerful components of Wowza Streaming Engine and tailor your streaming workflows with security and confidence.



  • Stand-alone control panel
  • Linux & Windows – CentOS, Debian & Windows Server 2012
  • Secure HLS Streaming
  • Video Transcoding & nDVR support
  • TV Station scheduled server-side media playlist
  • Media File Manager w/FTP Support
  • Stream Limits – Bitrate, Connections, Data Transfer etc.
  • GeoIP - Google Maps
  • Multiple Video Players with HTML Embedding Code
  • Stream Publishing – Facebook, Youtube, Periscope, Twitch etc.



  • MediaCP or newer
  • IP Address with port 443 available
  • Valid Wowza Streaming Engine license


Install Free Stream Lock SSL Certificate


  • Request and download a StreamLock certificate
  • Login to your Wowza Streaming Engine ‘My Account‘ page.
  • Click on the ‘StreamLock‘ tab.
  • Fill in your License Key, IP Address and enter any password to secure your certificate.
  • Click ‘Apply for SSL Certificate‘.
  • Download your new certificate.
  • Upload the file to your server in the following path:


Configure Wowza Streaming Engine to use your StreamLock certificate


  • Login to Wowza Streaming Engine Manager at http://your-domain:8088/engine-manager/
  • Click on the Server tab then select Virtual Host Setup.
  • Click on the Edit button under the Virtual Host Setup Basic tab.
  • Scroll down and select Add Host Port.
  • Fill out the form as illustrated below, replacing the Keystore path with the appropriate file name and Keystore Password with your previously configured password then press Add.
  • Keystore path should be ${com.wowza.wms.context.VHostConfigHome}/conf/[your-id]
  • Click the Save button under Host Ports
  • Restart Wowza Streaming Engine as prompted at the top of the screen


Configure MediaCP to use your new secure StreamLock address


  • Login to the MediaCP as an administrator.
  • Navigate to System Config from the side menu
  • Select the Plugins tab
  • Enter your Stream Lock ID in the provided field
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and Save Configuration


Test Stream Lock


  • Navigate to Media Services and select or create a Wowza Ondemand Service
  • Open the Media Player tab and confirm the embed code includes your stream lock address
  • Press play on them media player to start your ondemand stream.


Install SSL certificate from a certificate authority


  • Request and download your SSL certificate
  • Configure Wowza Streaming Engine to use your SSL certificate
  • Configure MediaCP to use port 443 instead of 1935 for Wowza Streaming


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