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I want to send a stream from VLC on Windows to ffserver (as input stream for ffmpeg) on a CentOS virtual machine.

How can I do this?

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You mean streaming a video from VLC and then to FFserver? FFserver is a streaming server itself so I guess it will only stream files, not other streams. I could be mistaken though. – slhck Feb 23 '11 at 12:49
Well I kind of need to do this: get a stream from a webcam. Send it to ffserver (the problem is that this one will be set on a centralized server at witch I don't have direct access after I configure it) then convert/whatever and stream it again to web. The part with the ffserver is fixed... can't change it. I accept any suggestion for the first part (send from webcam to ff). – zozo Feb 23 '11 at 13:00

Why you don't use ffmpeg to send your stream? You can read any input stream using ffmpeg (more flexible than VLC); then feed it to ffserver using http. Maybe this help you.

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Because those were the requirements at that point. – zozo May 7 '13 at 10:43

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