[Icecast] Problem One: Running Icecast on Port 80..

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Thu Sep 30 17:36:35 PDT 2004


On Fri, 2004-10-01 at 01:27, Ian Andrew Bell wrote:

> Right, so my icecast.xml file says:
> 
>      <security>
>          <chroot>0</chroot>
> 
>          <changeowner>
>              <user>root</user>
>              <group>root</group>
>          </changeowner>
> 
>      </security>
> 
> ... and here's what happens when I execute:

no, you start the icecast app as root so that it can get port 80, then
change to another non-root user (ie <user> and <group)  for it's normal
running.  Just make sure the user you run as can write to its log files.

Setting changeowner to root doesn't really help

karl.




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