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Installing on Ubuntu
Supported architectures: amd64, armhf, arm64. The i686 architecture is not supported.

Required OS version: Ubuntu 18.04 or 20.04.

Installing Flussonic Media Server using Debian package:

wget -qO - http://apt.flussonic.com/binary/gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -

echo "deb http://apt.flussonic.com binary/" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/flussonic.list;
apt update;
apt -y install flussonic flussonic-transcoder

 

Open in the browser the Flussonic's web interface http://flussonic-ip:80/, (change 'flussonic-ip' to the real address of the hosting server to which you installed the software.

In the web interface http://flussonic-ip:80/ paste the license key that you have received. Also, set the administrator's login and password.

To check whether your Flussonic installation is correct, run the following command:


service flussonic status

Now installation is complete, and Flussonic Media Server is ready to operate. However, for best performance with a large number of clients, we suggest you do some system tuning.

You also need to completely disable swap, as its presence is not compatible with video streaming. If the server doesn't have enough RAM, it can't be extended by swap.

Flussonic configuration file

Starting from version 20.10, Flussonic is delivered without a ready-made configuration file. When you start the web interface for the first time and save the entered username, password and license key, a configuration file is automatically created and it contains the default settings (the path to the Pulse database and session log).

If you have experience using Flussonic, you can also prepare this file manually, specify the login and password there and copy it to the server immediately after installation.

 

Installing RPM on CentOS/RedHat and the like

Important! We strongly recommend that you avoid using RPM-based distributions: Centos, Redhat, Suse, etc. This is due to a number of reasons. We do not provide technical support on issues concerning RPM packages and distributions to users who have purchased less than 10 user licenses.

Installing Flussonic Media Server from Yum repository:

cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/Flussonic.repo <<EOF
[flussonic]
name=Flussonic
baseurl=http://apt.flussonic.com/rpm
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0
EOF
yum -y install flussonic-erlang flussonic flussonic-transcoder
service flussonic start

Administrator's password and login

On the start page Flussonic asks you to enter the license key that you have received and the administrator's username and password that you are actually going to use.

flussonic ui

You can later change the administrator password by using the web interface (Config > Access):

Install Flussonic

Extremely important! In Flussonic versions prior to 20.10 immediately after the installation change the default login and password flussonic and letmein! and specify your own login and password. In order to change the administrator password, you can edit the config file /etc/flussonic/flussonic.conf and change the value of the edit_auth directive.

When you are done manually editing the config file, run the following command:


service flussonic reload

Starting and stopping Flussonic

Use the following commands:

to start the service:


service flussonic start

to stop the service:


service flussonic stop

to restart the service:


service flussonic restart

to reconfigure with client connections live:


service flussonic reload

Minimum system requirements

Concurrent connections 10 100 1 000 5 000+
Processor Any Single core Quad core (Xeon / Core i7) Dual core Xeon E5
RAM 128 MB 256 MB 1024 MB 16 GB
Free disk space 40 MB 40 MB 40 MB 40 MB
Network adapter 100 Mbit/s 1 Gbit/s 1 Gbit/s Server NIC 10 Gbit/s Intel
Operating system Ubuntu Linux
 

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