[Icecast] Icecast not listening ports?

Geoff Shang geoff at QuiteLikely.com
Sun Jun 20 09:11:49 UTC 2010

On Sun, 20 Jun 2010, Jian Du wrote:

> First time using a mailing list, hopefully I've done it correctly.

Looks fine to me.

> I've installed Icecast, and configured ports 8008 and 8009 in my icecast.xml
> file and started the server with
> icecast -b -c /etc/icecast.xml
> Icecast then loads and I can see the process in the command 'top'
> However, I can't access it with my domain URL, I have Shoutcast setup on
> this server on different ports and they are accessible via browser.
> If I use lynx on the server, it loads the web interface...
> lynx http://localhost:8008
> When I access it on my computer, safari says I cannot connect on the domain
> eg: melody.domain.com:8004 (domain.com being example domain)

Presumably that should be 8008.

> Netstat doesn't seem to show icecast listening on the 8008 and 8009 ports
> either...
> Anything I missed?

Did you fill in the bind atribute at all?  Usually you can just leave this 
commented out and it will bind to all available interfaces.


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