Knowledgebase: VisiChat Installation
How to Configure Red5
Posted by VisiChat Hosting on 17 February 2015 11:43 AM

After successful Red5 installation, you must copy the Visichat Red5 application folder from install folder into your red5 and configure it.

copy videochat folder from install/red5/webapps into your Red5/webapps folder

If you need to use a different red5 application name, in case you are running more than one video chat and the default application is already in use, follow these steps:

Rename red5/webapps/videochat folder to a new name
Edit red5/webapps/videochat/WEB-INF/web.xml
Change videochat application name to the new folder name
Edit red5/webapps/videochat/WEB-INF/
Change videochat to the new folder name

To configure the Red5 application name, you must edit the config.xml file and add the correct database settings in that file.

Add your database details into: red5/webapps/videochat/WEB-iNF/config.xml file

Last step is to install MySQL J Connector library to enable the Red5 application to connect to your database.

Download MySQL J Connector from:
Extract the archive
Copy mysql-connector-java-5.x.x-bin.jar file from the archive into the red5/webapps/videochat/WEB-INF/lib folder
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