[icecast] A few Newbie Questions on libwrap

Andrew M. Wu andrewwu at Princeton.EDU
Tue Apr 17 23:45:12 PDT 2001



Hi all,

Many thanks for the replies - after some fiddling I finally got one stream
up and running. =)

Andrew

On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, harvey smith wrote:

> On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Andrew M. Wu wrote:
> 
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > I have been having some trouble getting my Icecast server and IceS
> > streamer up and running properly.  I have successfully compiled both
> > (Icecast 1.3.10 and IceS 0.0.1beta5) with libwrap and encrypt enabled.
> > 
> > I can start up Icecast fine, with the following logged messages on
> > startup:
> > 
> > Icecast Version 1.3.10 Initializing...
> > Icecast comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
> > You may redistribute copies of Icecast under the terms of the
> > GNU General Public License.
> > For more information about these matters, see the file named COPYING.
> > Starting thread engine...
> > [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Icecast Version 1.3.10 Starting..
> > [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Starting Admin Console Thread...
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Starting main connection handler...
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Listening on host 140.180.148.145...
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Listening on port 8000...
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Listening on port 8001...
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Using 'wuhoo.princeton.edu' as servername...
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Server limits: 30 clients, 30 clients per
> > source, 10 sources, 5 ad
> > mins
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] WWW Admin interface accessible at
> > http://wuhoo.princeton.edu:8000/
> > admin
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Starting Calender Thread...
> > -> -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Starting UDP handler thread...
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] Starting relay connector thread...
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:56:37] [Bandwidth: 0.000000MB/s] [Sources: 0] [Clients:
> > 0] [Admins: 1] [U
> > ptime: 0 seconds]
> > 
> > (I have set user and group to a user 'icecast' - at least I hope that that
> > is what Icecast and IceS will be running under (as user/group icecast and
> > not root, as entering 'admins' gives me:
> > 
> 
> Assuming you su to user 'icecast' before you start them. 
> 
> > 
> > Listing admins
> > [Id: 0] [Host: icecast console] [Connected for: 1 minutes and 42 seconds]
> > [Commands issued: 
> > 0] 
> > End of admin listing (1 listed)
> > 
> > 
> > Does the 'Id: 0' have any signficance (security-wise)?
> 
> No, that's just the first Id number giving out.
> 
> > 
> > However, when I try to start up IceS, it exits with the following error:
> > 
> > Logfile opened
> > Failed connecting to server 127.0.0.1, error: Not connected to server.
> > Ices Exiting...
> > 
> > and Icecast logs the following:
> > 
> > -> [17/Apr/2001:01:48:55] Kicking unknown 1 [127.0.0.1] [Access Denied
> > (tcp wrappers) [gener
> > ic connection]], connected for 0 seconds
> > 
> > 
> > (The time is incorrect but the error message is the same.)
> > 
> > And in icecast logs I have the following:
> > 
> > Apr 17 01:48:55 wuhoo icecast: warning: /etc/hosts.allow, line 1: can't
> > verify
> > hostname: gethostbyname(localhost.localdomain) failed
> > 
> 
> Hmmm, seems like a name lookup problem. You can try substituting 127.0.0.1
> for 'localhost' in your /etc/hosts.allow and deny files, saving the
> computer the need to look up anything at all.
> 
> Hope that helps,
> 
> Harvey
> 
> > 
> > 
> > Could any of you inform me what I have done wrong?
> > 
> > Included in my /etc/hosts.allow file is the following:
> > 
> > ALL:ALL at .princeton.edu
> > icecast: ALL at .princeton.edu,localhost
> > icecast_admin: ALL at .princeton.edu,localhost
> > icecast_client: ALL at .princeton.edu,localhost
> > icecast_source: 1.2.3.4,localhost
> > 
> > .
> > .
> > .
> > 
> > 
> > where 1.2.3.4 corresponds to my actual IP
> > 
> > and in my /etc/hosts.deny I have
> > 
> > # Mandrake-Security : if you remove this comment, remove the next line
> > too.
> > ALL:ALL at ALL EXCEPT localhost
> > icecast:ALL at ALL EXCEPT localhost, ALL at .princeton.edu
> > icecast_client:ALL at ALL EXCEPT localhost, ALL at .princeton.edu
> > icecast_admin: ALL at ALL EXCEPT localhost, ALL at .princeton.edu
> > 
> > .
> > .
> > .
> > 
> > my /etc/host.conf looks like
> > 
> > order hosts, nis, bind
> > multi on
> > 
> > and my /etc/hosts file looks like
> > 
> > 127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain   localhost    # 0
> > 1.2.3.4 wuhoo.princeton.edu     wuhoo andrewwu # 0
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > I am running Linux kernel 2.4.2 on a Mandrake 7.0 base system.  
> > 
> > Thank you for your help.
> > 
> > Andrew
> > 
> > 
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