Tuesday, March 24, 2009

RTMP Installation Tutorials for Video Flash Chat

Here are some samples of installing the videoflashchat rtmp application on different systems with default settings.

Installing in Red5 on Red Hat

1. Copy _setup/_red5/videoflashchat to opt/red5/dist/videoflashchat and restart the red5 server.

If you install it in a different folder name, edit videoflashchat/WEB-INF/red5-web.properties to reflect that.

2. Restart red5 .
sh /opt/red5/dis/red5-shutdown.sh
sh /opt/red5/dis/red5.sh

Installing in FMS with Influxis
1. From My Applications create application with Add New Application. Use any name i.e. "videoflashchat" and save generated rtmp path.
2. From File Admin edit videoflashchat/main.asc file and make sure it has the contents of _setup/_fms/videoflashchat/main.asc (open it with notepad or other text editor). If needed select all from text editor (CTRL+A), copy (CTRL+C), move to form, select all from there (CTRL+A), paste from clipboard (CTRL+V) to overwrite.
3. From Permissions, Set Referring Domain(s), Add New Domain - add your domain that hosts the flash (i.e. your-domain.com)

Installing in FMS on Windows

Copy _setup/_fms/videoflashchat to C:\Program Files\Adobe\Flash Media Sever X.X\applications.

Note: This requires the Flash Media Interactive Server, as it also needs other features in addition to streaming.

Installing in Red5 on Windows

1. Copy _setup/_red5/videoflashchat to C:\Program Files\Red5\webapps.

If you install it in a different folder name, edit videoflashchat/WEB-INF/red5-web.properties to reflect that.

2. Run... services.msc (or go there from Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services , find & right click Red5 row and choose Restart.

If you allow videoflahschat.com or any domain to access your rtmp server you can test the rtmp installation with this: http://www.videoflashchat.com/videoflashchat/connectiontest.html

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