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streamIdInUse: Close open WebRTC connections on client side?


lars schwarz
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Sometimes we experience the streamIdInUse error, because the user still has an open

connection on the same device, but in another tab/window. 

We tried to automatically tackle this by calling the REST API's /broadcasts/<streamid>/stop/ whenever the same client tries to connect/start publish, but due autoRepublishEnabled publishing will be resumed after a short break. 

Disabling autoRepublishEnabled doesn't seem to be a good idea, because doing so will cause more troubles. 

 

Anyone had the same issue and implemented a way to stop publishing across all open windows/tab on the client side?

 

Example scenario: User has an open tab/window (A) on mobile where he already started a broadcast/connection and forgot to stop the stream. He opens another tab/window (B) and see "streamIdInUse" when he tries to publish. 

 

Instead of telling him "check your open tabs/windows and disconnect" we want to this automatically. 

 

Thanks: Lars

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Hi,

Thank you for your detailed explanation. Have you tried this REST command? https://antmedia.io/rest/#/BroadcastRestService/deleteBroadcast

Currently, there is no option to stop publishing across all open windows/tabs on the client side. But we might look into that if this issue is not solved here, you are always welcome to open a Github issue on Ant Media Server GitHub page https://github.com/ant-media/Ant-Media-Server/issues

Regards,
Cem

 

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