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

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Wed May 5 15:33:39 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 16:19, Jack Moffitt wrote:
> > Sure, there are clients actually listeing too, but I do not
> > beleive that some are listening for hundreds of hours :)
> > What I would like is a 6 to 12 hours max connection time
> > pr. client. After that, they have to reconnect....
> Why don't we start by trying to track down the bug which is the root of
> the problem? :)
> I don't really see how this is possible though.  The clients are able to
> 'get behind' but at a certain point if they are really disconnected,
> they can't receive any data (even if they never tell us they are
> disconnected, say if the power cord got ripped out of the wayy), so when
> a client got behind past the threshhold (this was 10-15 'blocks' iirc)
> then icecast automatically removed them, since they weren't fast enough
> to keep up.

I don't think there is a failure problem, I think the user is just
wanting some time-limited client connection.

Obviously the user is too popular...


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