[icecast] streaming through a firewall

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Fri Jan 16 20:52:10 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-16 at 20:21, ianux wrote:
> I'm running the latest versions of icecast and ices on my linux
> box behind a NATed network routed by another linux box with iptables.
> The stream is available on the local network (i.e
> tested with winamp 5.
> but the stream is not available on the net (i.e with the public IP)
> I haved forwarded port 8000 on the router with the same lines I did for
> eMule, FTP, Bittorrent, ssh, and all that work fine :
> iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp -i eth0 -d 82.66.x.x --dport 8000
> -j DNAT --to
> iptables -A FORWARD -p tcp -i eth0 -d --dport 8000 -j ACCEPT
> what can I do more to make it work ?
> is it a problem of icecast or ices config ?

if ices is connected to icecast and can be played over the local network
then it won't be an ices issue.  Check to see if connections are logged,
if not then you'll have to do some checking on the packets going to
icecast and going back to the listener.


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