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Install Red 5 on CentOS 7

Red5 is an open source media server for live streaming.

Install java with

yum -y install java

Download and extract Red 5

cd /opt
tar xvf red5-server-1.0.10-M4.tar.gz
cd red5-server

Start Red 5 with command

cd /opt/red5-server/

Now you will be able to access your Red 5 installation at


Demo available at


Auto Start Red 5 on CentOS

To auto start, use following init script

curl > /etc/init.d/red5
chmod 755 /etc/init.d/red5
chkconfig red5 on

Start Red 5 with

service red5 start

Posted in CentOS