How to run Wowza Media Server as non-root user on port 80

Linux will not allow non-root users to start ports under 1024. To work-around this, the Wowza media server can be started on port 1935, then do port redirection:

iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 1935

Originally Published: 12-17-2010.
 

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