[icecast] Placing Icecast in a chroot jail

Bryan Jay Miller bryan at woxy.com
Thu Dec 19 13:29:19 UTC 2002

On Thu, 2002-12-19 at 06:09, Alan Silvester wrote:

> As a bit of a learning exercise, I'm trying to place the icecast daemon
> in a chroot jail.  I've been mostly sucessful: I can get icecast to
> serve the default stream from its jail, however I can't get multiple
> streams to work.

Alan, I was looking into this a few months ago and found a good article
on chroot() jailing and it detailed how to chroot() icecast 1.3.x.


But Icecast2's facilities for chroot()ing and changing user IDs after
startup are definitely superior.

-bryan miller

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