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How to install Red5 on cPanel server

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How to install Red5 on cPanel server

This blog will help you to install Red5 on cPanel server.You need to install Apache Tomcat on your server in order to install Red5. You can install Tomcat by using easyapache script in cPanel.

 
/scripts/easyapache

One it is installed, please proceed with the following steps to install Red5 on cPanel server.

 
cd /usr/local/src
wget https://github.com/Red5/red5-server/releases/download/v1.0.7-RELEASE/red5-server-1.0.7-RELEASE.tar.gz
tar xvzf red5-server-1.0.7-RELEASE.tar.gz
mv red5-server /usr/local/red5
 

You need to add a start-up script. Create a file “/etc/init.d/red5” using vim editor.

 
vim /etc/init.d/red5

Add the following contents into it.

 
# !/bin/sh
# Startup script for Red5
# description: Red5 Flash Streaming Server
# processname: red5
 
PROG=red5
RED5_HOME=/usr/local/red5
DAEMON=$RED5_HOME/$PROG.sh
PIDFILE=/var/run/$PROG.pid
 
# Source function library
. /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions
 
[ -r /etc/sysconfig/red5 ] && . /etc/sysconfig/red5
 
RETVAL=0
 
case "$1" in
start)
echo -n $"Starting $PROG: "
cd $RED5_HOME
$DAEMON >/dev/null 2>/dev/null &
RETVAL=$?
if [ $RETVAL -eq 0 ]; then
echo $! > $PIDFILE
touch /var/lock/subsys/$PROG
 
fi
[ $RETVAL -eq 0 ] && success $"$PROG startup" || failure $"$PROG startup"
echo
;;
stop)
echo -n $"Shutting down $PROG: "
killproc -p $PIDFILE
RETVAL=$?
echo
[ $RETVAL -eq 0 ] && rm -f /var/lock/subsys/$PROG
;;
restart)
$0 stop
$0 start
;;
status)
status $PROG -p $PIDFILE
RETVAL=$?
;;
*)
echo $"Usage: $0 start"
RETVAL=1
esac
 
exit $RETVAL

Make the start-up script file executable.

 
chmod a+x /etc/init.d/red5

Enable the red5 daemon on chkconfig. It will make sure the red5 daemon automatically start after the server reboot.

 
chkconfig --add red5
chkconfig red5 on

Start the red5 daemon.

 
/etc/init.d/red5 start

Make these ports accept connections: 1935, 1936, 5080, 8088 on your server firewall.

Please call the following url on your web browser to verify the installation.

 
http://YOUR_IP_ADDRESS:5080/

Change YOUR_IP_ADDRESS with your server IP address.

That’s it!

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