In this tutorial we will show you how to install Red5 Media Server on CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Red5 is an open source media server for live streaming solutions of all kinds. It is designed to be flexible with a simple plugin architecture that allows for customization of virtually any VOD and live streaming scenario.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step install Red5 Media Server on CentOS 7 server.
Install Red5 Media Server on CentOS 7
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
Step 2. Installing Java.
You may skip these steps if you have already installed java on your system else use the below link to install the latest java version:
Step 3. Installing Red5 Media Server.
Use the following commands to install red5:
After extracting the downloaded archive, let’s start Red5 using shell script red5.sh:
Red5 demo pages and application can be accessed on port 5080 like http://your-server-ip:5080/
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Red5 on CentOS 7. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Red5 Media Server on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Red5 Media Server website.