Support for Amazon EC2 cloud service
in Web Call Server

Amazon AWS is a reliable virtual server service used by thousands of organizations all over the world. Developers praise Amazon Web Services for easy scalability, reliable functioning and for ability to deploy a virtual server of any given performance and on any continent in just a few clicks.

The API of the Amazon AWS service supports automatic deployment of servers. In just a few seconds hundreds of server instances can be deployed and stopped when the task is solved. This allows applications with serious loads dynamically adapt for peak loads and pay only for those resources and hours that were actually in use.

Web Call Server is specifically adjusted to run in Amazon EC2 environment in several clicks.


WCS5 on Amazon EC2


Running Web Call Server
on Amazon AWS Marketplace

1. Open Web Call Server page on Amazon AWS Marketplace and click “Continue”. for further actions you will need an active account on Amazon AWS.


2. After authorization, a page opens with the license agreement and billing terms. We look through and click the “Continue to Configuration”.


3. On the next page, you can choose the method of software deployment and specify the desired version and region, as well as get acquainted with the cost of subscribing to software and the cost of renting a server. To go further, click “Continue to Launch”.


4. On the page to start the server, select the type of virtual machine.


At the bottom of the page, find the “Security Group Settings” section and click the “Create new based on seller settings” button.


Fill in the fields “Name your security Group” and “Description” in the form that opens, and click the “Save” button.


Now click the “Launch” at the bottom of the page:


5. Starting the server may take about a minute. The hourly WCS license for your new instance will be activated automatically. 


Now let’s move on to testing WCS running in Amazon EC2.

For testing, you need to open the browser page https://host:8444, where “host” is the IP address or domain name of your AWS server.

1. Log in to the WCS web interface (login: admin, password: Instance ID of the running virtual machine):


2. If necessary, import valid SSL certificates in the “Security => Certificates” section and return to the “Demo” section:


3. Select the “Two-way Streaming” item in the menu on the left side of the page that opens:


4. On the opened page of the Two-way Streaming example, click the Connect button (1) and allow the browser access to the microphone and camera of your computer (2):


5. Then press the “Publish” button (1) and after waiting for a message about the publication of the stream, click the “Play” button (2):


6. In the screenshot below, a working example of “Two-way Streaming” with the publication and playback of the stream:


Therefore, we were able to run Web Call Server in the Amazon EC2 environment and received a working streaming video server instance providing support for RTMP, RTMFP, WebRTC, SIP, RTSP, Websocket technologies.

Further work with Web Call Server

For further testing and integration you should have a look at the following basic cases of server operation:

Web telephone for calls through the SIP gateway

The сlick-to-сall button for online calls from the website

RTSP-HTML5 player to broadcast video from IP cameras

Recording WebRTC video streams from a browse

Online broadcasting from the webcam of a browser

RTMP broadcasting from live encoders

A video chat between browsers and mobile applications

Broadcasting of SIP calls to an RTMP server or CDN

Browser screen sharing and broadcasting using the WebRTC technology

Web JavaScript SDK для Web Call Server

Mobile SDK for WebRTC online broadcasts and video calls from an iOS application

You can find more information about server operation in documentation, in particular in the User Manual, as well as on support forums.

Download Web Call Server 5

System requirements: Linux x86_64, 1 core CPU, 2 Gb RAM, Java

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  1. wget
  2. Unpack and install using ''
  3. Launch server using command 'service webcallserver start'
  4. Open the web interface https://host:8444 and activate your license


If you are using Amazon EC2, you don't need to download anything.

Launch WCS5 on Amazon EC2


Web Call Server Monthly Subscription

$145 per month




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