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Hosting a Scalable WebRTC Service with Janus Gateway on ServerStadium


Deploying Janus Gateway on ServerStadium’s VMs or dedicated servers provides a robust platform for setting up a WebRTC service, catering to modern communication demands. The combination of Janus Gateway’s WebRTC capabilities with the high-performance and scalable infrastructure of ServerStadium is ideal for businesses looking to implement real-time audio and video interaction features in their services. This setup is particularly beneficial for applications requiring high throughput and low latency, such as live streaming, video conferencing, and interactive online platforms.


  • A ServerStadium VM or dedicated server optimized for network performance.
  • Basic knowledge of Linux server administration and networking.
  • Familiarity with WebRTC concepts and server setup.

Step 1: Prepare Your ServerStadium Server

  1. Select an Appropriate Server: Choose a ServerStadium server with adequate bandwidth and processing capabilities for handling WebRTC traffic.
  2. Server Configuration:

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt upgrade

Step 2: Install Dependencies and Janus Gateway

  1. Install Required Packages:

    Install necessary dependencies for compiling Janus:

    sudo apt install libmicrohttpd-dev libjansson-dev \
    libssl-dev libsofia-sip-ua-dev libglib2.0-dev \
    libopus-dev libogg-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev liblua5.3-dev \
    libconfig-dev pkg-config gengetopt libtool automake

  2. Install and Build Janus:

    Clone the Janus repository and build it:

    git clone
    cd janus-gateway
    ./configure –prefix=/opt/janus
    sudo make install
    sudo make configs

Step 3: Configure Janus Gateway

  1. Edit Configuration Files:

    Configure Janus according to your requirements:

    sudo nano /opt/janus/etc/janus/janus.cfg

    Pay special attention to sections related to WebRTC, such as NAT traversal settings and WebSocket configuration.

Step 4: Test Janus Server

  1. Run Janus:

    Start the Janus server:


  2. Verify Functionality:

    Test the server using provided Janus demos or connect it to your WebRTC application.

Step 5: Secure and Optimize Your Service

  1. Implement Security Measures:

    Set up SSL/TLS for secure WebSocket connections. Consider firewall rules and access control lists for additional security.

  2. Monitor and Optimize Performance:

    Regularly monitor server performance and network usage to optimize the Janus setup for your specific use case.


Your scalable WebRTC service powered by Janus Gateway is now operational on a ServerStadium server, offering a reliable and high-performance solution for real-time communication needs. For additional information and support, explore our knowledge base or visit the ServerStadium website.

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