[icecast] mountpoint

Geoff Shang gshang at uq.net.au
Thu Dec 26 10:30:01 PST 2002



On Thu, 26 Dec 2002, Noah Garrett Wallach wrote:

>
> can anybody explain to me the mountpoint that is mentioned by icecast
> version 1.3.12?

Mountpoints are a way of serving multiple streams with the one server -
something that shoutcast can't do.  So you could have one stream on
myserver.com:8000/mystream and another on myserver.com:8000/yourstream or
whatever.

> I see that the mountpoint is /default
>
> what does this mean and how can I change it in the icecast.conf file.

The mount point is specified by whatever program you are using to stream to
icecast (e.g. ices, shout, oddcast, etc).  You specify the mountpoint in
the streamer's configuration and the mountpoint will be created by icecast
when the streamer connects to it.

Geoff.

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