[Icecast] How to reach listeners behind corporate firewall

Geoff Shang geoff at hitsandpieces.net
Tue Jun 7 18:34:23 PDT 2005


Dave Pascoe wrote:

> This solution works well, but I wanted to note one thing I discovered
> when testing it.  You need to open the URL in the media player for
> this to work.  If you hyperlink to, say:
>
> http://stream.company.com:80/[stream_path].m3u
>
> then the client will be redirected to http://icecast-host.company.com:8000/

You could fix the host part by changing the hostname in Icecast, but that 
wouldn't solve the port issue.  Probably the best way would be to make your 
own .M3U file which points to the right place.

Geoff.



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