[icecast] changing pwd without restrarting the server

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Feb 2 01:57:17 UTC 2004

On Friday 30 January 2004 22:01, Yves-Armel Martin wrote:
> Hi,
> We are currently running an educational Webradio (radio.laclasse.com) on
> icecast1. We developped a reservation tool so that the teachers of our
> school network can reserve one hour of diffusion, they receive an email
> with their password that works only during the hour they reserved.
> We want to improve this calendar tool, and so we plan to move to icecast 2.
> But it seems impossible to change the password without having to restart
> the server. Any idea on that ?

It is possible to change the password without restarting the server.
You will need to tell icecast to reread the config file when you've changed 
it, you can send it a SIGHUP to do that.


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