[icecast] yp dir listing

Oliver Stirling oliver at ojms.org.uk
Tue Aug 5 07:15:12 PDT 2003



oddsock wrote:

> 
>>> Oliver Stirling wrote:
>>>
>>>> My icecast server is behind a http proxy server, does anyone know of 
>>>> a program I can use to get icecast to send data to that will forward 
>>>> it to the yp dir? (I'm on linux btw)
>>>>
>>>> Oli
> 
> what's the actual problem with listing behind a http proxy ? Icecast2 
> shouldn't have any problems doing this.  You may need to change the 
> value of <hostname> in the icecast.xml config file (this is where the yp 
> routines gets the information for the listen url).  This is different 
> then Shoutcast which would derive the listen url based off the IP of the 
> listing client.  The YP servers actually will use the IP of the listing 
> client in some cases.  This will happen if <hostname> is something like 
> "localhost" or 192.168.* or 127.0.0.1, but if you make <hostname> 
> www.myserver.com, then the listen URL on the YP will use that (even if 
> your listing isn't coming from www.mysever.com)...
> 
> oddsock
> 
> 
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Well, if I just connect to localhost then it will only send the data to 
localhost (not the yp server).

What I've done is written a cheeky PHP script that gets around that 
though. (as usual)

<p><p>
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