Streaming flv video to JW FLV media player 4.0

Thomas iamkenzo at
Fri Jul 4 15:30:57 MSD 2008

Why is my rewrite rule not working as expected? My video still doesn't
want to scrub correctly.

Using the following config:
  location ~ ^/videos/[\w|-]+\.flv.* {
    rewrite ^/(videos)/([\w|-]+\.flv\?start=\d+).* /$1/$2 break;
    root          /public;

Using my regexp tool, I get the following:


Gets rewritten as:

Am I not understanding how Nginx rewrite and location work?

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