How To Stream To Vlc Via Sftp - Bytesized Hosting Wiki
In case if you want to stream certain video files to VLC, rather than use a Plex Client here is what you need to do:
Go to your server's account details page, and visit the FTP web-link.
Navigate to the media file that your are interested in streaming, and copy the link address to that file. For example it might be
Modify the ftp part of the link to sftp.
Replace all %20's with actual spaces.
Find your home folder location on the right side of your account's dashboard page. For example it might be
Prepend this path before the /media/ in your link, so your final link would look like:
sftp://username:[email protected]/home/hdxx/username/media/TV Shows/ShowName/Season 2/ShowName.S02E02.EpisodeName.720p.mkv
Paste this link into VLC's Open Network location dialog (File -> Open Network), and enjoy your stream.
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