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Live Streaming (RTMP) APIs - Register meetingId with the RTMP service, Start the live streaming

WebEx offers an option to use live streaming in a meeting, but there is no option in documents to register and start live streaming from an API.

Two requests, similarly to what Zoom and other platform offer today:

1. Have an API to register the Live Stream to a RTMP service prior to the meeting. API example:

"PATCH /meetings/{meetingId}/livestream" to update a meetingId with the live stream streamUrl and StreamKey.

Body request to include:


"stream_url": "",

"stream_key": "",


2. Once the meeting started have an option API to start/stop the live streaming:

For example:

PATCH /meetings/{meetingId}/livestream/status

Body request will include the stream provider:


"action": "start",

"settings": {

"display_name": "The stream provider"



  • Guest
  • Jul 23 2021
  • Guest commented
    13 Jan, 2022 08:17pm

    I have also a case for virtual hearings for courts on Mexico.

    It seems this is a hot topic for judicial. Hope we can have this working soon!

  • Bobby Robertson commented
    9 Nov, 2021 05:46pm

    We have an identical use case as Edward. Our virtual court proceeding included members of the public would like to migrate these non-talking public participants to a live stream to decrease Webex attendee management (muting, etc) time. Non-tech savvy judicial officers or their staff need to run these Webex meetings and making the platform as user friendly as possible with fewer clicks is key to continued adoption. We would like to decrease attendee management but not at the cost of these Judicial Officers needing to copy/paste streaming info for every meeting started. An API or saved streaming profiles would solve this.

  • Edward Umansky commented
    21 Oct, 2021 06:21pm

    Our use case is we have a virtual hearing platform for courts powered by Webex (and on solutions+). Some customers want certain courts or hearings streamed live to their public website. Currently this requires a judge or admin manually entering streaming settings every time a meeting starts. API access would allow us to automate this.

  • Admin
    Dirk-Jan Uittenbogaard commented
    21 Oct, 2021 09:08am

    would love to hear about specific usecases / examples

  • Edward Umansky commented
    2 Sep, 2021 08:12pm

    In addition to the above, it would also be helpful if there was an option to auto-start live streaming when pre-configuring the live stream url and key.

  • Guest commented
    29 Jul, 2021 05:53am