[Icecast] Question about fallback ability to another server

Philipp Schafft lion at lion.leolix.org
Wed Aug 19 18:55:36 UTC 2015

Good evening,

On Wed, 2015-08-19 at 14:25 -0400, Spam Catcher wrote:
> Hello everyone.
>   I have two servers that both run Icecast2. I was wondering if anyone
> knew of a way to have the fallback stream of one server redirect to a
> stream on the other server? I know it may sound odd doing this, but
> one of my servers doesn't have the required storage to hold the
> fallback files but is overall more stable. So I want to use the stable
> server when live streaming, but the other, less stable server when
> just playing the fallback stream.

I'm a little bit short on time. Why don't use just run the source client
for the fallback on the other system?

(Also: on-demand relays could do the job. But only if the stream is
running on the fallback machine anyway.)

 (Rah of PH2)
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