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Recipe instructions for building your own Avalon setup from scratch on CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux


Code Block
yum groupinstall "Development Tools"
yum install readline-devel zlib-devel libyaml-devel libffi-devel openssl-devel libxml2-devel libxslt-devel


Install Apache Tomcat with the nulrepo-public repository configured and enabled.


Code Block
chown -R tomcat7:tomcat /usr/local/fedora
service tomcat restart


Red5 Media Server

Red5 is an open source alternative to Adobe Flash Media Server.


Code Block
chown -R red5:red5 /usr/local/red5
chmod +x /etc/rc.d/init.d/red5



Installation prerequisites


Code Block
su - root
rpm -ivh /home/red5/rpmbuild/RPMS/x86_64/ffmpeg-*.rpm


Install and start the httpd service.


Delayed Job handles background jobs.  DelayedJob logs to log/delayed_job.log in the avalon directory. 

Red5 Avalon Security Webapp

Code Block
cd /usr/local/red5/webapps
tar xvzf red5-avalon.tar.gz
chown -R red5:red5 avalon/


If Red5 is installed and running you should be able to access this page:


Code Block
groupadd -r dropbox
useradd -r avalondrop
mkdir -p /var/avalon/dropbox
chown avalondrop:dropbox /var/avalon/dropbox
chmod 2775 /var/avalon/dropbox