How to Change Your Ingest Server

In order to display video for viewers, it must first pass through a series of servers we refer to as ingest servers. These ingests servers take in video traffic, manage stream state, and then pipe the video out to our distribution edge nodes.

If you're having troubles with buffering, consider testing another ingest server. You can change this in your streaming software, and you will need to restart your stream.

The Ingest server with the lowest ping will usually be the fastest for you to use. For instructions on changing your Ingest server see the articles on streaming with: OBS Studio , Streamlabs and XSplit 

Go to: and click "setup stream". Then "Use OBS", "Use XSplit", or "Use Other Software" to see a list of the closest ingest servers.

Keep in mind: when using FTL (Faster than Light Streaming Protocol) you will gain the "Auto" option from the recommended server list.

Any time this option (Auto) is available, we will always recommend streaming with "Auto" to ensure the best ingest server is selected for your broadcast. 

Location: URL:
Asia: Tokyo rtmp://
Australia: Melbourne rtmp://
Brazil: Sao Paulo rtmp://
Canada: Toronto rtmp://
EU: Amsterdam rtmp://
EU: Frankfurt rtmp://
EU: London rtmp://
EU: Milan rtmp://
EU: Paris rtmp://
Mexico: Mexico City rtmp://
US: Dallas, TX rtmp://
US: San Jose, CA rtmp://
US: Seattle  rtmp://
US: Washington DC  rtmp://



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