[icecast] Transition to IceCast 2

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Sun Aug 24 17:45:32 PDT 2003



On Monday 25 August 2003 07:49, W. Kevin Pedigo wrote:
> I'm trying to migrate to icecast2 from 1.3.12, and having a bit of
> trouble with the admin interface.
>
> I have a need to programmatically control icecast, including dumping the
> stream to a file, among other things.
>
> Under the old icecast, it was relatively easy to open a socket to port
> 8000 on the icecast server and programmatically interact with the admin
> console.
>
> I can't seem to get it to work with icecast2...Can't seem to use telnet
> to log onto the admin interface either....  Are there more docs out
> there somewhere than I got with icecast-2.0-alpha-20030804, can the list
> help me, or am I just going to have to go source-code diving?
>

The admin interface in icecast2 is web-based. As such, it's somewhat 
self-documenting (because the pages are all pretty clear), but there are 
places that aren't obvious, and there is no documentation of the admin 
interface at the moment.

You should be able to use this web interface programmatically, though.

Mike

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