Make sure to restart your Media Server instance after editing the configuration file, as it's required to apply changes.

Securing the server

In order to prevent unauthorized users to stream to your RTMP server, it's recommended to change the default secret passphrase. This passphrase is utilized to create safe stream keys.

nano config.js
const config = {
passphrase: "My Secret Passphrase",

Admin Panel

Media Server comes with an admin panel and an API installed by default. Through this panel you'll be able to check streams and network usage details. It can be accessed through any web browser using the following URL:


Admin Username and Password can be set-up by editing the config.js file and restarting the Media Server instance.

auth: {
api : true,
api_user: 'admin',
api_pass: 'admin',