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Quick deployment and testing of the server

1. Install CentOS 7 x86_64 to the server that matches the following minimum specifications:

  • 2 gigabytes of RAM
  • 10 gigabytes of disk space
  • 1 CPU core

or use a VPS with similar characteristics.

2. Specify the name of the server in /etc/host and check its availability using the command


3. Install wget

sudo yum install wget

4. Install java

sudo yum install java

5. Download the installation package of last stable WebCallServer version from this page, for example:


Where xxxx is build number of last stable WebCallServer version

6. Install WCS:

tar -xvzf FlashphonerWebCallServer-5.2.xxxx.tar.gz
cd FlashphonerWebCallServer-5.2.xxxx
sudo ./

Where FlashphonerWebCallServer-5.2.xxxx.tar.gz is the downloaded on step 6 file name.

8. Activate a commercial or a 30-days trial license:

cd /usr/local/FlashphonerWebCallServer/bin
sudo ./

9. Configure the firewall of the server and NAT (if available):

Type Protocol Port Range Source
Custom UDP Rule UDP 30000-33000
Custom TCP Rule TCP 8444
Custom TCP Rule TCP 8443
Custom TCP Rule TCP 30000-33000
Custom TCP Rule TCP 1935

10. Run WCS

sudo systemctl start webcallserver

11. Open the link https://yourserver:8444/ in a browser and confirm the security exception.

12. Login to the WCS web interface (user admin, password admin):

After successful authorization, WCS web interface with the Embed Player application opens

Select "Two-Way Streaming". The corresponding web application opens:

Click the Connect button, then the Publish button to verify stream publishing from a web camera.

Click Play to check if the stream is played from the server

If all steps were successful, WebCallServer is installed and is ready to work.


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