Stream video in multiple formats, including Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP), HLS, and DASH, with the RTMP dynamic module, supported by NGINX, Inc.


  1. Check the Technical Specifications page to verify that the module is supported by your operating system.

  2. Install the RTMP Media Streaming module package nginx-plus-module-rtmp.

    For Amazon Linux 2, CentOS, Oracle Linux, and RHEL:

    yum install nginx-plus-module-rtmp

    For Amazon Linux 2023, AlmaLinux, Rocky Linux:

    dnf install nginx-plus-module-rtmp

    For Debian and Ubuntu:

    apt-get install nginx-plus-module-rtmp

    For SLES:

    zypper install nginx-plus-module-rtmp

    For Alpine:

    apk add nginx-plus-module-rtmp

    For FreeBSD:

    pkg install nginx-plus-module-rtmp


After installation you will need to enable and configure the module in NGINX Plus configuration file nginx.conf.

  1. Enable dynamic loading of the module with the load_module directive specified in the top-level (“main”) context:

    load_module modules/ngx_rtmp_module.so;
  2. Perform additional configuration as required by the module.

  3. Test the configuration and reload NGINX Plus to enable the module:

    nginx -t && nginx -s reload

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