Starts a WebRTC signalling client to an ERS (Evostream Rendezvous Server).

This will open the port in the given IP address and will open doors for the room ID which can be accessed using the evowrtcclient.html

API Parameter Table

Parameter Name Type Mandatory Default Value Description
ersIp string true null IP address (xx.yy.zz.xx) of ERS
ersPort string true null Port number where ERS will listen to
roomId string true null Unique room Identifier within ERS that will be used by client browsers to connect to this EMS
token string false null The security token to be used within ERS

API Call Template

startWebrtc ersip=<ERS_IPAddress> ersport=<ERS_Port> roomid=<roomID>

Sample API Call

startWebrtc ersip= ersport=3535 roomid=testRoom

Success Response in JSON

          "data": {
                    "data": {
                              "configId": 2,
                              "ers": "",
                              "ersOverSsl": false,
                              "ersip": "",
                              "ersport": 4545,
                              "keepAlive": true,
                              "name": "evostreamms",
                              "operationType": 9,
                              "roomid": "testRoom",
                              "sslCert": "../config/server.cert",
                              "sslKey": "../config/server.key",
                              "token": ""
                    "description": "Started WebRTC Negotiation Service",
                    "status": "SUCCESS"

JSON Response

The JSON response contains the following details:

  • data – The data to parse.
    • configId - The configuration ID for this command
    • ers - The name of the ERS
    • ersOverSsl - The configuration of the SSL
    • ersip – The IP address of the ERS
    • ersport – The port of the ERS where it listens to
    • keepAlive - If keepAlive is set to true, EMS will reconnect to ERS in the event that it gets disconnected
    • name - The name of the application using the ERS
    • operationType – The type of operation, for internal use only
    • roomId – The room identifier
    • sslCert - The SSL certificate
    • sslKey - The SSL key certificate
    • token - The security token used within ERS
  • description – Describes the result of parsing/executing the command
  • status – SUCCESS if the command was parsed and executed successfully, FAIL if not.


  • Room ID can only be started once