In the following guide, we will cover all the necessary steps to set up a Media Server instance on your own server or computer from scratch.
- Debian 10
- 512mb RAM
- 1 Core
Install System Tools and Node.js
Clone Media Server Git Repository
Running the App
Make sure you are on the correct path, and run the following command to start your Media Server:
Testing the server
Open a web browser and go to your server IP address, you will see your Media Server home page if everything is setup correctly.
Securing the server
In order to prevent unauthorized users to stream to your RTMP server, it's recommended to change the default secret passphrase. This passphrase is utilized to create safe stream keys.
Media Server comes with an admin panel and an API installed by default. Through this panel you'll be able to check streams and network usage details. It can be accessed through any web browser using the following URL:
Admin Username and Password can be set-up by editing the config.js file and restarting the Media Server instance.