[icecast] Wanted: Ogg Stations Directory
stefan at neufeind.net
Tue Jun 17 21:06:19 UTC 2003
On 17 Jun 2003 at 20:40, Oliver Stirling wrote:
> Stefan Neufeind wrote:
> > On 17 Jun 2003 at 14:18, Oliver Stirling wrote:
> >>On a slightly different note I was wondering if it was possible to
> >>add to the yp directory on a different port than http? My station is
> >>a student radio station in the UK and we are behind the uni firewall
> >>and as far as I know I can't get icecast to use the proxy.
> >>However with shoutcast we can report to port 666 which I can use as
> >>they don't block all outgoing ports.
> >>Hopefully someone can be of help.
> > Well since Icecast uses plain http for updating the YP I guess
> > adding proxy-support (for usual http-proxies) to Oddcast etc. shout
> > be the best solution :-) Maybe Oddsock might have a look at this,
> > since I believe it's not that much work from "protocol view" to
> > rewrite the queries a bit so they fit http-proxy-needs.
> > What strikes me most: If you are firewalled, how can you broadcast a
> > stream from that machine?
> > Stefan
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> Well, they only firewall outgoing http and _normally_ all incoming,
> but they have opened up the incoming ports for our streams.
> It would be simple to get the server that recieves the yp commands
> (which is apache), just add the command:
> Listen 666
> to httpd.conf and then make sure any firewall is open and people in my
> situation should be able to be listed.
We'll you have a quite "rare" case (as I would call it). So maybe
using normal proxy would be the cleanest solution. We'll see if
Oddsock has time to comment on this.
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