[Icecast] How to reach listeners behind corporate firewall

Ross Levis ross at stationplaylist.com
Sun Jun 5 22:33:00 PDT 2005


As others have mentioned, port 80 will work in most cases except for 
some new routers/firewalls which check the content.

Port 80 is a great idea.  Virgin Radio use port 80 for all of their 
streams, and it makes the URL shorter!
http://ogg.smgradio.com/vr160.ogg.m3u

Regards,
Ross.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ron Blok" <ronblok at wxs.nl>
To: <Icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 7:35 AM
Subject: [Icecast] How to reach listeners behind corporate firewall


Hi fellow icecast users,

I get more an d more complaints from listeners who are trying to listen 
to
our stream behind a firewall.
It seams that more and more companies block port 8000 in their 
firewalls.

Is there a solution for these cases ? I have somewhere read something 
about
streaming on port 80 instead of 8000.
Is this the solution ? Or ???

Thanks in advance,

Ron



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