[icecast] icecast2 and static files

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Feb 24 23:42:31 UTC 2003

On Tuesday 25 February 2003 02:06, Deva Seetharam wrote:
> > > using icecast1, it was possible to serve static music files. from my
> > > prelim understanding, it seems like icecast2 can serve only streams. is
> > > this correct?
> >
> > No. icecast2 fully supports serving of static files.
> could you pls. tell how to serve static files? that is, how to configure
> the server and how to access the files from a client such as winamp?

Configure the <webroot> config element to point at the root directory of what 
you want to serve. Then you can just request a file from under by using the 
filename relative to this root.


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