How to install Wowza streaming server on CentOS


Introduce
In this Wowza Server Installation Guide, I will introduce you to the Wowza Streaming Server software. This article will guide installation on the CentOS operating system. Streaming is an extremely important new emerging field, offering users a detailed visual experience with online video. There are many applications that solve this problem but Wowza Streaming Server is one of the applications that has lots of powerful and useful features for every user in today’s practice with lots of companies and corporations to use in over 150 countries around the world.

Step 1: install Java

Step 2: open ports

iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 1935 -j ACCEPT
iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 8084:8089 -j ACCEPT
iptables -I INPUT -p udp -m udp --dport 6970:9999 -j ACCEPT

Step 3: download https://www.wowza.com/pricing/installer

For CentOS 64bits: https://www.wowza.com/downloads/WowzaStreamingEngine-4-7-4/WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-installer.run
For CentOS 32bits: https://www.wowza.com/downloads/WowzaStreamingEngine-4-7-4/WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-installer.run

cd /usr/local/
wget https://www.wowza.com/downloads/WowzaStreamingEngine-4-7-4/WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-installer.run

Result:

[root@tutorialspots ~]# cd /usr/local/
[root@tutorialspots local]# wget https://www.wowza.com/downloads/WowzaStreamingEngine
-4-7-4/WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-installer.run
--2018-02-10 19:53:51--  https://www.wowza.com/downloads/WowzaStreamingEngine-4-
7-4/WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-installer.run
Resolving www.wowza.com (www.wowza.com)... 54.230.14.67, 54.230.14.80, 54.230.14
.191, ...
Connecting to www.wowza.com (www.wowza.com)|54.230.14.67|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 216618502 (207M)
Saving to: `WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-installer.run'

100%[======================================>] 216,618,502 31.0MB/s   in 7.0s

2018-02-10 19:53:58 (29.4 MB/s) - `WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-installe
r.run' saved [216618502/216618502]

Step 4: install

sudo chmod +x WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-installer.run
sudo ./WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-installer.run

Then follow the onscreen instructions.

[root@nguyen-1 local]# sudo chmod +x WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-instal
ler.run
[root@nguyen-1 local]# sudo ./WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4-linux-x64-installer.run
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Welcome to the Wowza Streaming Engine Setup Wizard.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Please read the following License Agreement. You must accept the terms of this
agreement before continuing with the installation.

Press [Enter] to continue:
...
Wowza Streaming Engine 4 EULA (20161110)

Press [Enter] to continue:

Do you accept this agreement? [y/n]: y
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Please enter your Wowza Streaming Engine License Key.

            Format: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX[-XXXXXXXXXXXX]





License Key: []: XXXXX-Y9fUr-XXXXX-VDRzd-XXXXX-caVXb

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Create Administrator Account

Enter a user name and password that will be used to manage Wowza Streaming
Engine.

User Name: []: admin

Password: :
Confirm Password: :
Note: User Name and Password are case-sensitive.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Startup Configuration





Start Wowza Streaming Engine automatically [Y/n]: y


 Clear the check box to start Wowza Streaming Engine manually.



----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Setup is now ready to begin installing Wowza Streaming Engine on your computer.

Do you want to continue? [Y/n]: y
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Please wait while Setup installs Wowza Streaming Engine on your computer.

 Installing
 0% ______________ 50% ______________ 100%
 #########################################

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Setup has finished installing Wowza Streaming Engine on your computer.

Done, you installed successfully Wowza Streaming Engine on /usr/local/WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.4

To check Wowza Streaming Engine installed , go to website address:

http://[wowza-ip-address]:1935

You will see:

Wowza Streaming Engine 4 Subscription Edition 4.7.4 build21380

To login Wowza Streaming Engine Manager , go to website address:

http://[wowza-ip-address]:8088/enginemanager

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