Getting Started

Getting Started with Docker Image

OvenMediaEngine provides Docker images from AirenSoft's Docker Hub (airensoft/ovenmediaengine) repository. You can easily use OvenMediaEngine server by using Docker image. See Getting Started with Docker for details.

Getting Started with Source Code

Installing dependencies

OvenMediaEngine can work with a variety of open-sources and libraries. First, install them on your clean Linux machine as described below. We think that OME can support most Linux packages, but the tested platforms we use are Ubuntu 18+, Fedora 28+, and CentOS 7+.

curl -LOJ && \
tar xvfz OvenMediaEngine-0.16.4.tar.gz && \

If the script fails, try to run sudo apt-get update and rerun it. If it's not enough proceed with the manual installation.

Building & Running

You can build the OvenMediaEngine source using the following command:

sudo apt-get update
cd OvenMediaEngine-0.16.4/src
make release
sudo make install
systemctl start ovenmediaengine
# If you want automatically start on boot
systemctl enable ovenmediaengine.service 

if systemctl start ovenmediaengine fails in Fedora, SELinux may be the cause. See Check SELinux section of Troubleshooting.

Ports used by default

The default configuration uses the following ports, so you need to open it in your firewall settings.



RTMP Input


SRT Input


MPEG-2 TS Input


Origin Server (OVT)

3333/TCP 3334/TLS

LLHLS Streaming * Streaming over Non-TLS is not allowed with modern browsers.

3333/TCP 3334/TLS

WebRTC Signaling (both ingest and streaming)


WebRTC TCP relay (TURN Server, both ingest and streaming)

10000 - 10009/UDP

WebRTC Ice candidate (both ingest and streaming)

To use TLS, you must set up a certificate. See TLS Encryption for more information.

You can open firewall ports as in the following example:

$ sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=3333/tcp
$ sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=3334/tcp
$ sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=1935/tcp
$ sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=9999/udp
$ sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=4000/udp
$ sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=3478/tcp
$ sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=9000/tcp
$ sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=10000-10009/udp

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