[Icecast] can't use icecast2 in ubuntu 12.04

José Luis Artuch artuch at speedy.com.ar
Wed Jul 30 11:51:33 PDT 2014

Hi Simone,
El mié, 30-07-2014 a las 19:37 +0200, Simone Dal Maso escribió:
> Hello,
> I really don’t know if this question is already been  discussed, what I say is that is about 5 days that I can’t find any solution.
> the problem is that icecast2 works only locally, I am not able to connect remotely. Now I’m going to explain:
> on ubuntu 12.04, I installed icecast2 with:
> apt-get install icecast2
> it is not the latest version, since I see here there is the 2.4.
> anyway, I configured Icecast2, and locally, I can issue myIp:8000 and I can see the admin interface on the browser.
> if I try to access remotely, with my pc at home to:
> the browser doesn’t load anything. 2 minutes, and then error, can’t load page.
> I disabled the firewall of the server:
> ufw disable
> I create a rule to allow port 8000:
> ufw allow 8000
In your router opens the ports 8000 and 8001 with TCP protocol and
listen on port 8000:
If port 8000 is busy with another service, you must listen on port 8001:
> I opened the configuration file of icecast2 and set the ‘hostname’ to my ip, then my website,  nothing.
> For example also with ices, I can listen to the streaming locally, but nothing from remote.
> what can I do?
> I really don’t know how to go out from this situation.
> Hope you can help me, thank you.
Check the configuration of Icecast2 (*icecast.xml* file). If your public
IP is and the port is 8000:
If you make changes to the configuration of Icecast2, you must restart
it for the changes to take effect:
/etc/init.d/icecast2 restart
Regards !!
José Luis
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