[Icecast] After I enabled SSL, stream mountpoints broke

Philipp Schafft lion at lion.leolix.org
Fri Apr 3 22:41:27 UTC 2015

Good evening,

On Fri, 2015-04-03 at 14:02 -0700, Nathan Miller wrote:
> I'm running Icecast package 2.4.1 on Ubuntu 14.04
> from ttp://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/dm8tbr/xUbuntu_14.04.
> I've been running on this server for about 6 months now without any
> issue and all my streams run great.  This icecast server is running on
> the same host that my wordpress site is running on.  This is all on my
> own private server, not a hosting service.
> Recently I decided to switch everything to SSL and all went well with
> the exception of the icecast server.  The SSL portion of the icecast
> server is actually working just fine and the SSL certificate is
> loading on the admin page on all modern browsers without any issue or
> error.  I can see the full admin page and navigate it without issue.
> The problem is as soon as I add this line to the <paths> section, as
> required to load the PEM certificate, my mountpoint streams stopped
> loading:
> <ssl-certificate>/usr/share/icecast2/ssl/mysslcertname.pem</ssl-certificate>
> Then my icecast error log fills with this whenever anyone attempts to
> hit any of the stream mountpoints that failed to load:
> [2015-04-02  18:17:59] INFO fserve/fserve_client_create checking for
> file /stream1 (/usr/share/icecast2/web/stream1)
> [2015-04-02  18:17:59] WARN fserve/fserve_client_create req for file
> "/usr/share/icecast2/web/stream1" No such file or directory
> [2015-04-03  01:52:43] INFO fserve/fserve_client_create checking for
> file /stream2 (/usr/share/icecast2/web/stream2)
> [2015-04-03  01:52:43] WARN fserve/fserve_client_create req for file
> "/usr/share/icecast2/web/stream2" No such file or directory

Those messages tell that there is no mount nor a file in web/. I suspect
that the stream is not mounted (= the source is not connected).

> There is nothing in the error logs after I've added this line to the
> <paths> and restarted icecast so I'm not sure what is breaking but I'm
> guessing from the errors whenever someone tries to hit the mountpoint
> that the file that was supposed to be created never is.  Not sure why
> adding to the path would cause this issue, but as soon as I remove it
> all returns to a working order with stream mountpoints loading and
> working perfectly...though now SSL is broken again :(

Which source client do you use? If you switch the port to TLS that is
used by the source client to connect you also need to set the source
client to TLS mode.

> Hopefully someone can provide some guidance here!  Thanks!

Please come back with the answers. I'm sure this isn't impossible.

Have a good night!

 (Rah of PH2)
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