This guide will take you through the steps to perform a quick installation of the Media Control Panel using the setup.sh script. The script installs all software prerequisites for MediaCP including the MediaCP itself.

Important Notes

  • This script should only be operated by a qualified engineer.

  • This script will attempt to install various libraries and software available by your default package manager such as YUM or APT-GET.

  • A web server and MySQL server should be installed prior to installing the MediaCP.

 

Important Prerequisites

You will need to determine and have ready the following information:

  • MediaCP License Key

  • Full URL of where you intend to install the MediaCP
    For example: http://www.mydomain.com/mediacp

  • Full path of where you intend to install the MediaCP.
    For example: /var/www/html/

  • Wowza Media Server License.
    If you have purchased MediaCP Wowza Edition, you will also need a license from www.wowzamedia.com

 

Linux Install Script

    1. Login to your SSH
      root login is a requirement, the installation will not function if you are not logged in as root or have sufficient sudo privileges.

    2. Navigate to your /root directory and download the setup script from our server:
      # cd /root;
      # wget http://www.cast-control.net/files/init.sh;
      # chmod 777 init.sh;

    3. Launch the setup script by issueing the following command:
      # /root/init.sh;

    4. Setup will now guide you through the installation process.
      If you have difficulty, please consult with your server administrator.

    5. The installation may prompt you for various information during the process.
      Once the process is completed, you will need to run the MediaCP Web Based Installation.

 

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