[icecast] icecast2 relaying

Akos Maroy darkeye at tyrell.hu
Thu Sep 5 06:29:17 UTC 2002

Michael Smith wrote:
> Relaying (icecast2 does pull relaying) works like this:
> Every <master-update-interval> seconds, the 'slave' server gets a list
> of all the current streams from the 'master' server. The password is
> required to get this list (actually getting the streams doesn't
> require a password, of course - since the slave just acts like a normal
> client there, but this provides a simple way to restrict full relaying).
> Then, the slave fetches (a normal HTTP GET request) each of these
> streams, and provides a mountpoint for each of these (at this point,
> the relayed streams are indistinguishable from 'normal' streams to
> connecting clients).

Tbanks, it all works now.


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