[Icecast] registering icecast server in shoutcast directory?

Michael Smith mlrsmith at gmail.com
Thu May 26 12:41:06 PDT 2005

On 5/26/05, Thomas D.Simes <simestd at netexpress.com> wrote:
> I'm running darkice-0.15 to stream live mp3 encoded audio to
> icecast2-2.2.0_1,1 on a FreeBSD 4.10 machine and everything is
> working great.  Now that I have my icecast stream server set up, I would
> like to register it in the shoutcast directory.  Is this possible?  I
> see the icecast.xml entries to register with the xiph.org and
> oddsock.org directory servers, but I can't find any examples for
> shoutcast.

The shoutcast directory has a policy of banning any non-shoutcast
servers, so we didn't bother with compatibility. If you wanted to hack
it up, that would probably be easy, but you should expect to get
banned, so there's not much point.


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