gst-rtsp-server RTSP ANNOUNCE

Nirbheek Chauhan nirbheek.chauhan at
Tue Mar 1 07:33:42 UTC 2022

Hi Alan,

As far as I know, the architecture of gst-rtsp-server prevents this.
You can either use gst-rtsp-server to serve that file and figure out
how to get looping to work there, or you can try to use another rtsp
server like


On Tue, Mar 1, 2022 at 11:15 AM Alan Petrus via gstreamer-devel
<gstreamer-devel at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Does gstreamer support RTSP ANNOUNCE? I would like to use ffmpeg to loop over a file and then have gst-rtsp-server serve the content from ffmpeg.
> My understanding is that ffmpeg can host the content using this command
> ffmpeg -re -stream_loop -1 -i test.mp4 -c copy -f rtsp -rtsp_transport tcp rtsp://localhost:8554/test.sdp
> but an rtsp server is required to do the actual streaming. Can gst-rtsp-server be used in this case and if so what would the pipeline be?
> Thank you

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