[icecast] cannot get icecast and ices to talk...authentication failed

Keegan Quinn kquinn at respond2.com
Fri Apr 4 17:51:22 UTC 2003

On Thursday 03 April 2003 09:30 pm, Eric L. Brown wrote:
> I have a weird one...
> I installed icecast 2 and ices .23 on Mandake, and am not having any luck
> I compiled and installed the nightly icecast just today.

I've just finished building Debian packages of all of the software in 
question.  I ran into the same problem during testing.

> I feel kinda dumb in that I think that cannot really be this difficult,
> but I am at a stand still.  Here are the config files:

It seems to me, that sourcing with ices does not work on any mountpoint
which is defined with a <mount> in icecast.xml.  Either changing the target
mountpoint in the ices configuration, or removing the <mount> section from the 
icecast configuration fixed this for me.

Is this a correct diagnosis?  It is quite reproducable with my packages, at 
least.  This would seem to be a rather significant discrepancy in the example 
configurations, or perhaps just confusion as a result of a complete lack of 

 - Keegan

(snipped configuration points below)

> icecast.xml 2.x (nightly build)
> -------------------------------
> <icecast>
>     <mount>
>         <mount-name>/example1.ogg</mount-name>
>         <username>othersource</username>
>         <password>hell0</password>
>         <max-listeners>1</max-listeners>
> <!--        <dump-file>/tmp/dump-example1.ogg</dump-file> -->
>         <fallback-mount>/example2.ogg</fallback-mount>
>     </mount>
> </icecast>
> ices.conf 0.2.3
> ---------------
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <ices:Configuration xmlns:ices="http://www.icecast.org/projects/ices">
>     <!-- The name of the mountpoint on the icecast server -->
>     <Mountpoint>/example1.ogg</Mountpoint>
> </ices:Configuration>

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