[icecast] icecast with stunnel

freyason at yahoo.com freyason at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 1 20:30:45 PST 2002

--- Shayne White <shaynewhite at attbi.com> wrote:
> Hello
> I've been using icecast/ices 1.3.11 at home for sometime now, and it 
> works pretty well.  Thanks to everyone who has worked on it. 
>  Occasionally, icecast will go up to 100% CPU for some reason, but if
> I 
> restart it this goes away.  Ices also has served me well.  It dies on
> occasion too, but I think it's likely due to my custom ices.pm
> module, 
> since it was much more stable before I added this.  
> Anyway, I am investigating a way to get a secure stream from home to 
> work now.  At first  I was considering a separate solution using
> apache 
> and SSL to do this, but then realized I don't know of a player that
> can 
> handle SSL.  Now, I am leaning towards using stunnel to
> encrypt/decrypt 
> the stream on each side, both on my server and the machine at work. 
> Has 
> anyone on the list used a setup like this?  Just want to get some 
> opinions before I spend some time on it.  Stunnel (stunnel.org), for 
> those who don't know, uses SSL to tunnel packets securely from one 
> machine to another.
> thanks in advance...
> shayne


  You might want to try PPP over SSH, it works great for me as a VPN.


ps. If you have any questions on setup, feel free to mail me. :)

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