Howto Install RED5 Flash Media Server in Fedora 11, Centos 5.4, Redhat

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

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

This is a reverse engineered open source project which aims to produce a feature-complete implementation written in Java. It os one of the Full implementation RTMP servers other than:

Adobe Flash Media Server,
Onlinelib VCS Video Communication Server
Wowza Media Server
WebORB Integration Server

In this tutorial we’ll learn howto installRED5 on Centos 5.4,Fedora, Redhat and other Linux Distribution, There are many ways to achieve this but this is how i installed RED5 Media Server on Fedora 11.

Red5 Requires Java Development Kit (JDK) to run so you have to install Java onto the system,You can acheive this in 2 ways
1. Either Use Yellow DOG Updater

# yum -y install java-1.6.0-openjdk java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel


Download JDK and Compile

cd /usr/java
IF /usr/java cannot be found
mkdir /usr/java
Go to the Link and Download and Download jdk-6u19-linux-i586.bin
mv /home/ashwin/Download/jdk-6u19-linux-i586.bin /usr/java/

chmod +x jdk-6u19-linux-i586.bin
You will see
export JAVA_HOME

Great Now you have installed JAVA now proceed

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Howto Install RED5 Flash Media Server in Fedora 11, Centos 5.4, Redhat

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Thanks for the information.
It's useful for installing the Red5 Media Server.