Install wowza media server-3 on CentOS-64bits

Summary: In this post i tried to explain how to install wowza media server-3 on CentOS. A step by step instructions is listed below.
Wowza is online video streaming server and can be configure as follow.
Step-1: Login to your server through ssh and create a directory wowza in /hom/youname/

mkdir /home/imran/wowza

cd wowza

wget http://www.wowza.com/uploads/installers/WowzaMediaServer-3.0.3.rpm.bin

Step-2: Modify the download so you can run it

chmod +x WowzaMediaServer-3.0.3.rpm.bin

Step-3: Wait for moment and run the command listed below

./WowzaMediaServer-3.0.3.rpm.bin

It will install the server just wait to complete the installation.

Step-4: Do you agree to the above license terms? [yes or no]

yes
########################################### [100%]
1:WowzaMediaServer       ########################################### [100%]

Install Location:
/usr/local/WowzaMediaServer

It will ask you for licence key, if you are doing all these stuff just for testing, then download the developer key which support 10 connections.

Open the link  http://www.wowza.com/media-server/developers enter your email and information required. It will send you the key through email. Check your inbox, copy the key and past it here.

Installation completed

Step-5: Now run the command

cd /usr/local/WowzaMediaServer-3.0.3/bin
./startup.sh

Server get started.

If genrate error then you will have to install java.

Step-6: Install  java through the following commands.

yum install java*

Wait till the installation complete for java and then run the above command to start the server.

./startup.sh

server is running.

ctrl+c

Step-7: Now run the server in proper way through init as a service.

/etc/init.d/WowzaMediaServer start
start server.

Media server is started successfully.

Step-8: Now we have to configure the media server to test some test data.

Copy  a test Video to /usr/local/wowzaserver/vod .mp3, .avi any thing you want to test.In the configuration file set the ip

Rmtp:serverip:1935/vod

A test Configurations is completed for video streaming. Open your browser and checkout the video.
But before going to start video streaming you have to configure the Flash-encoder on your server.

For Flash Encoder follow some standard tutorial and configure that. If there is any issue in Flash Encoder configurations send us an email at http://wdnec.com

We will assist you to our best effort.

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