Deploying Stream Manager and Autoscaling on DigitalOcean

Autoscaling on Digital Ocean uses Terraform. With the 4.0 Stream Manager API (Red5 Pro Server version 6.4.0), Terraform runs on its own server.

This document assumes that you have some basic knowledge of Digital Ocean platform management. It also assumes that you have some basic linux and network administration skills. If you need more detailed information, please contact us.

In order to use the Red5 Pro Stream Manager service you will need the following:

  1. The latest Red5 Pro Server build.
  2. The terraform-cloud-controller.jar, and terraform-service.zip from the Red5 Pro Autoscaling Library Extensions section.
  3. An active Red5 Pro license key, Startup Pro level or higher. REGISTER HERE.. Note: clustering and autoscaling are not supported by TRIAL or DEVELOPER license type
  4. An active Digital Ocean account with administrative rights.
  5. Dedicated droplets on which you can deploy Red5 Pro.