How to install Wowza Media Server on CentOS 6

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wowza-streaming-engineWowza Media Server is a high-performance and high-value software for streaming audio and video on any screen. In real time or on demand for computers, mobile devices and IPTV / OTT endpoints Wowza ® platform provides enhanced features, benefits and functionality. This tutorial shows how to install the Wowza Media Server on CentOS 6.

First, you need to update to the latest version of CentOS and you’ll need Java, it must be on the same set. Enter the following command:

# yum update -y
# yum install java* -y

Installing Wowza Media Server

You need to download Wowza Media Server from the official website or you can download latest version.

# wget

Then enter the following command to install the Wowza Media Server 4-0-3:

# chmod +x WowzaStreamingEngine-4.0.3.rpm.bin
# ./WowzaStreamingEngine-4.0.3.rpm.bin

Configuring License

If you want use to Wowza Media Server, you need a license, which can be obtained from the website Wowza (select a track or developer license).
After that, move on to Wowza directory to install and run the startup script:

# cd /usr/local/WowzaMediaServer
# bin/

If you want to add a service for startup Wowza Media Server enter the following command:

# chkconfig --level 345 WowzaMediaServer on

Examples installation Wowza

Enter the following commands:

# cd /usr/local/WowzaMediaServerPro/examples
# ./
# /etc/init.d/WowzaMediaServer restart

If you are using a firewall, you need to open the port : 1935 Type the following command if you are using IPTables:

# iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 1935 -j ACCEPT

Default, files on the media, posted at: / usr / local / WowzaMediaServer / content. You can copy the file from the movie there.
After that, go to  / usr / local / WowzaMediaServer / examples / SimpleVideoStreaming and copy the folder named “client” (client) on the desktop.
Run the client folder “simplevideostreaming.html”. It looks like this:

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