[icecast-dev] protocol documentation + load balancing

Arc Riley arc at xiph.org
Sun Feb 8 11:13:47 PST 2004

On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 01:07:39PM +0100, Enrico Minack wrote:
> One more detail about Icecast2 that I'd like to know is whether there is any
> load-balancing feature implemented or about to be implement? Since there is
> this Master-Slave-Feature, is the Master capable of moving the client to a
> slave registered at the Master?
> I haven't found information concerning that in the official documentation
> and I also haven't had a look into the sources yet.

I haven't heard or seen of this, nor do I think load balencing as you 
describe it could be done seamlessly without modifying the media player.

I believe what you're looking for can be found in what we're doing with 
the IceShare project, www.iceshare.org, which is still being designed.
--- >8 ----
List archives:  http://www.xiph.org/archives/
icecast project homepage: http://www.icecast.org/
To unsubscribe from this list, send a message to 'icecast-dev-request at xiph.org'
containing only the word 'unsubscribe' in the body.  No subject is needed.
Unsubscribe messages sent to the list will be ignored/filtered.

More information about the Icecast-dev mailing list