[icecast] Icecast 2 recieving valid login from two sources

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Sun Feb 23 01:51:10 UTC 2003

On Sunday 23 February 2003 04:39, Chris G (Moguta) wrote:
> What happens when the Icecast 2 server already has a source connected &
> broadcasting, and another source attempts to login also with valid login
> info?
> Is the second source not accepted, or does the second source override the
> already connected source?

This depends. Any source connecting to icecast2 has a 'mountpoint' - the path 
that the stream is provided on. 

If the mountpoints of the second source does not conflict with any existing 
mountpoint (i.e. is different from them all), the connection is happily 

If the mounpoint of the second source DOES conflict, the connection is 

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