[Icecast] Shoutcast Compatibility

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Sat Jan 1 15:50:45 PST 2005

On Sat, 2005-01-01 at 23:07, Jonathan Mosen wrote:
> Hi all, I have been Shoutcasting for six years now but am looking at using
> an Icecast server because of its active and ongoing development.
> I have broadcasters who use Shoutcast-compatible tools so the Shoutcast
> compatibility is important to me. I downloaded the latest version of Icecast
> and used the supplied configuration file for Shoutcast compatibility as a
> template.
> I can in fact connect using the Sam Encoder in Shoutcast mode just fine to
> the server, however, when anyone attempts to connect to the server using the
> Shoutcast DSP plug-in, they eventually get connected to the server but
> quickly get dropped with the message "connection to remote server lost".

Check what messages you see in the error.log (with log level 4) when the
shoutcast DSP client connects and then fails.  With the sam client
working while connecting in the same way, that would indicate something
like auth failing.


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