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Got it receiving a solid data stream across the shack, got VLC running into which I have added stream URL as udp://@:8888. The VLC player-bar is bouncing back and forth but no video showing.
ANyone able to suggest what else I need to do?
from your wording i take that you want to stream via WLAN through the shack. If it is so
1. Switch off all Defenders and Firewalls, dont trust the exceptions which you might input before.
Try again, try also udp:// (IP):(port)
2. If no success is observed, the reason for that is probably the WLAN adapter of your PC. -> try an external WLAN/USB stick
or similiar WLAN Client.
That should work if the Client is properly tied in the WLAN.
3. Try a LAN connection. Observe above 1. Set the Ethernet LAN Adapter to the IP no.
Have a sunny weekend, 73, Hub
Enjoy the break too, stay safe.
Try using the actual IP address as it looks to me like you are not multicasting over Wifi (which is generally a bad idea anyway). I.e. direct the stream to the machine you want to receive it on and in VLC use the source IP address.
I just saw you are running this on the local host. In that case it should work with udp://@:8888 unless the firewall is blocking it. Perhaps try with minitioune where the stream should be on udp://@:1234 - also do make sure UDP is enabled in the DVB-S2 programme as it won't work if it's not.
I'm using Norton as my protection and that seems to have taken over (ie not using) the windows firewall.
Turning off all the Norton protection didn't seem to make any difference except I then got error message in VLC saying 'unable to open stream udp://@:8888'
No joy from MT either. Think I'll try with a my tablet next, currently NOT with Norton.....so I have a bit more control perhaps.....
I don't go anywhere near Norton so I am afraid I can't help there. I don't understand why people use it as it seems to give no end of trouble to anyone doing anything non-standard. If it were my machine I would test by expunging Norton completely and try again with just the standard windows firewall. When you first run the program it might ask about access which is normal.