Red5 is an Open Source Flash Server written in Java that supports:

  • Streaming Audio/Video (FLV, h264, AAC, and MP3)
  • Recording Client Streams (FLV only)
  • Shared Objects
  • Live Stream Publishing
  • Remoting (AMF)

export variables in /etc/bashrc to become available for every user login or for any terminal opens.

echo “export ANT_HOME=/usr/local/ant” >> /etc/bashrc
echo “export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java” >> /etc/bashrc

set CLASS PATH for java

# vi /etc/profile

export JAVA_HOME

Start/Stop Tomcat

# cd /usr/java/tomcat/bin
# ./
# ./

# cd ../webapps/
# netstat -ntlp|grep 1935

Install Tomcat

# wget
# tar xzf apache-tomcat-6.0.20.tar.gz
# ls
# mv apache-tomcat-6.0.20 tomcat
# mv tomcat /usr/java/
# cd /usr/java/tomcat/
# vi /etc/profile    (set class path)
# source /etc/profile
# /usr/java/tomcat/bin/

Install Red 5

# wget
# ls
# cp red5-0.6.2-java6.war  /usr/java/tomcat/webapps/
# cd /usr/java/tomcat/bin
# ./
# netstat -ntlp|grep 1935
# netstat -ntlp|grep 8080
# ./ start

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