[Icecast] Relaying with Icecast - stand-by or active all the time?

Mike Thompsett mike at simplecast.co.uk
Wed Feb 20 01:38:58 PST 2013


Hi All,

Will this also bounce new connections to the relay server once the master server is maxed out?

Regards,
Mike

On 20 Feb 2013, at 07:53, Xabier Oneca  --  xOneca <xoneca+icecast at gmail.com> wrote:

> You have (little) documentation at
> Http://icecast.org/docs/icecast-2.3.2/icecast2_config_file.html#relay
> 
> Xabier Oneca_,,_
> 
> El 20/02/2013 08:48, "Xabier Oneca --  xOneca" <xoneca+icecast at gmail.com> escribió:
>> You can set globally with the <relays-on-demand>1</relays-on-demand> in the global <icecast/> section, or you can configure per-relay with <on-demand>.
>> 
>> You can find it in the sample config file. (Does not say much more.)
>> 
>> Xabier Oneca_,,_
>> 
>> El 20/02/2013 08:39, "Satz Klauer" <satzklauer at googlemail.com> escribió:
>>> Thanks, but which parameter influences this behaviour? I could not find anything in description of relaying parameters...
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 8:30 AM, Xabier Oneca -- xOneca <xoneca+icecast at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello Satz,
>>>> 
>>>> You can configure that behavior from the config file.
>>>> 
>>>> Xabier Oneca_,,_
>>>> 
>>>> El 20/02/2013 07:58, "Satz Klauer" <satzklauer at googlemail.com> escribió:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> I found there is a possibility to let IceCast relay other, existing streams. But how is it working exactly when no clients are connected to my relay server:
>>>> 
>>>> - is it going to stand-by and not streaming andy data from the source
>>>> 
>>>> or
>>>> 
>>>> - is it pulling data from the source all the time also when no client is available that could consume this stream? This would mean the relay would consume traffic and bandwidth also when nobody will use it...
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> 
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