System Requirements

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Operating System

The following list of operating systems are supported by the MediaCP:

  • CentOS 6.8
  • CentOS 7
  • CentOS 8
  • Debian 7
  • Debian 8
  • Windows 2012
  • Windows 2016

Licensing

For licensing purposes it is required that your server meet the following requirements:

  • Static IP Address
  • Static domain or sub-domain name
  • Access to https://clients.cast-control.net
  • Access to http://license.cast-control.net
  • Access to https://www.cast-control.net

Network

It is required that your server have the following ports available to operate the MediaCP:

  • 2000 – Main web GUI
  • 2121 – FTP server access
  • 3307 – MySQL server

Additional ports are required to run various media services:

  • Shoutcast 1 & 2 – Operates typically between TCP ports 8000 and 10000 and is user configurable
  • Icecast – Operates typically between TCP ports 8000 and 10000 and is user configurable
  • Wowza Streaming Engine – TCP 554, 1935, 1936, 8084, 8086, 8088 & UDP 554
  • Flussonic Media Server – TCP 554, 1935, 3308, 8080, 8081

Hardware

Minimum recommended production

Disk: 25GB single disk
CPU: Single quad core, 3.00 GHz or better
RAM: 4GB
Network (Audio only): 100Mbps Ethernet
Network (Video Streaming): 1Gbps Ethernet

High load recommended production

Disk: 2 or more in RAID 0 (striping) or SSD
CPU: Dual quad-core or a single hex-core, 3.00 GHz or better
RAM: 16-32GB
Network (Audio only): 1Gbps Ethernet
Network (Video Streaming): 10Gbps Ethernet

Media Service Requirements

Please also refer to the following websites for software specific minimum requirements:

Software

  • Linux 32bit software/app compatibility