[Icecast] Help! I have a question about configuration of icecast and oddcast

Geoff Shang geoff at hitsandpieces.net
Sun Jan 2 13:48:58 PST 2005

All al wrote:

> Hey,
> I want to broadcast my music with the p2p program, but I in the processing to 
> configuring my utilities such oddcast. I am behind a router and when I try to 
> connect
> Oddcast I keep getting the message “unable to connect to socket”. What the 
> heck does that mean? I think it has to do something with UDP and TCP, but I 
> don’t know which one to choose when I’m port forwarding it from my router.

You'd want TCP for this.

> Also should I use “localhost” or the router IP address in the icecast.xml 
> file, which would then be directed to my laptop. Please help, I want to share 
> my music so badly, and will try anything!!!!!

I think you'd use your router address.

> Please give me instructions on it, from the “what to do if you are behind the 
> router point of view”.

I think it would be easier for us to explain this if you could give us more 
detail about your setup and what it is you're trying to do.


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