Author Archives: Jimmy

Fixing “Server sent passive reply with unroutable address. Using server address instead” FTP error

This happens in cloud instances that are behind a firewall with a network address translation function (NAT). What this means is the FTP server has sent its internal IP address back to your client along with the request to go into passive mode, this due to the FTP configuration lacking the external IP address. Let […]

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Installing Ruby 2.0.0 and Rails on OS X Lion 10.7.5


Ruby is a dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. Ruby on Rails is an open source web framework optimized for sustainable productivity. Here I show the process to install Ruby 2.0.0 and the Rails Framework 4.0 on OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) with the help of Homebrew and RVM.

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How to enable firewall-friendly streaming in Wowza Media Server


By default, Wowza is configured to use only TCP port 1935 for streaming. Often in corporate settings, opening non-standard ports might not be convenient or against corporate IT policy. In this case, what is recommended is to configure Wowza to stream on port(s) other than 1935 with the configuration change I show on this post.

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