[Icecast] icecast with ices as source

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Thu Sep 29 13:55:57 UTC 2005

On 9/29/05, Petre Bandac <petre at kgb.ro> wrote:
> ok, correct me where I'm wrong:
> - the <sources> tag defines max ices processes can feed icecast
> - several ices sources are sent to the same icecast process, but on
> different ports

No, usually on the same port. There's no reason to use different ports
(err... well, you have to if you use shoutcast-compatibility, because
shoutcast's protocol is braindead. But for normal usage, just a single

> - the icecast process is configured with
>                 <relay>
>                         <server></server>
>                         .....
>                 </relay>
> for each ices instance ? or with mount ?

You're not configuring a relay, so you don't use the <relay> tag at
all. You CAN use the <mount> tag to define mount-specific options, but
you don't need to. There's no mandatory per-mount configuration needed
in icecast.


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