[icecast] Clients are filling up all my slots.....

Jack Moffitt jack at xiph.org
Wed May 5 14:50:26 UTC 2004

> I run a police scanner station with icecast2 and darkice.
> In this age of broadband, many users are quite sloppy
> when it comes to turning off their client when they're done
> listening. Consequently all available slots are filled up
> after a few days. I then have to restart the whole service,
> or manually kill the top-20-or-so users.
> Would it be possible to have a time limit for every client,
> or can I solve this in any other way?

Are you complaining that your station is too popular, or that ghost
clients aren't being disconnected for some reason, but no one is
actually listening?

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