[Icecast] Simultaneous connections (same listener)

"Thomas B. Rücker" thomas at ruecker.fi
Fri Apr 26 15:05:20 UTC 2013


On 04/26/2013 02:18 PM, José Luis Artuch wrote:
> Hello !!
> I use Icecast (version 2.3.3-1) on Debian GNU/Linux.
> The same listener can connect to the Icecast server many times as
> desired and maintain such connections active for an indefinite time,
> even using the same PC and the same web browser. [...]
> Thinking that many servers have a not too wide Internet bandwidth, can
> be implemented in the Icecast configuration any option that would limit
> the number of simultaneous connections to the same listener ?.

This is a possible use case for an url-auth backend.
Through an URL auth backend you are free to enforce self defined rules
on client connections.




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