[Icecast] stream/ices_instance_stream Failed initial connect to (Login failed: Success

Don Soad s04d.1982 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 26 15:55:57 UTC 2012

Thank you all for your help.

I had indeed installed icecast 2.3.2 but using a configuration file from 
a version 1 I guess.

I recreate the icecast2 config file and its now working, As Jose Luis 
mention the sentence was <source-password>password</source-password>.

Jose Valdivia,

On 12/25/2012 08:03 AM, Rücker Thomas wrote:
> On 25/12/12 12:17, Philipp Schafft wrote:
>> reflum,
>> On Mon, 2012-12-24 at 20:40 -0600, Don Soad wrote:
>>> I configure icecast wih pretty much default configuration and changed
>>> on my /etc/icecast/icecast.conf :
>>> encoder_password qwQ4N.9cD37ag admin_password   qwQ4N.9cD37ag
>>> oper_password    qwQ4N.9cD37ag
>> Are you using icecast 1.x? We _very_, _very_ strongly recommend to
>> upgrade your icecast (to 2.3.3)!
> apt-get purge icecast-server
> apt-get install icecast2
> If you want to have the latest version, you'll have to get the debian
> source package for that from SID and rebuild it locally.
> The proper config file is located at: /etc/icecast2/icecast.xml
> Changes take effect after either HUPing the icecast process or
> restarting it.
> Also just to make sure: in neither config file the password is hashed.
> It's always plain text.
> If you are following some sort of 'howto', then it's outdated.
> Cheers
> Thomas
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