[Icecast] Icecast install under Windows

that Jack Elliott thatjackelliott at kpov.org
Thu May 14 11:56:34 PDT 2015


Hi Marvin,

I followed the wiki instructions and they went w/o any issues until

C:\Users\username> nssm start Icecast
Can't open service!
OpenService(): Access is denied!

Probably a good idea to mention that the command window needs to be Run 
as administrator. Then it works.

Many thanks!

-- 
Jack Elliott

On 5/14/2015 10:07 AM, Marvin Scholz wrote:
> On 14 May 2015, at 18:36, Jack Elliott 541 848 7021 wrote:
>
>> Oh dear.
>>
>> Okay, can anyone suggest how to install Icecast under Windows as a
>> service, and to be able to bring up some kind of console to start/stop
>> it?
> I just wrote a Wiki page detailing how to install Icecast as service
> using NSSM, you can
> find it here http://wiki.xiph.org/Icecast_Server/Setup_Windows_Service
>
>> I can launch Icecast using the installed .bat file, but it's clunky.
>>
>> -- 
>> that Jack Elliott
>> 541 848 7021
>> Producer Wednesday Point, Host, The Sunday Classics
>> KPOV 88.9, High Desert Radio
>> Audio geek
>>
>> On 05/14/2015 09:21 AM, Ross Levis wrote:
>>> <Rant>Most if not all of the developers don't use the operating
>>> system 90%
>>> of the population use and don't really care. It works on
>>> Linux.</Rant>
> Well it is not that we ignore Windows, but most servers are running
> Linux and we have to choose
> some priorities, given that we never got much feedback from windows
> users and we are just very few
> developers, a Windows Service was not one of the top priorities.
> But we will investigate re-adding this functionality.
>
>>> I too would like to see a proper GUI with proper installers. It would
>>> get a
>>> lot more users that way.
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: icecast-bounces at xiph.org [mailto:icecast-bounces at xiph.org] On
>>> Behalf
>>> Of Jack Elliott 541 848 7021
>>> Sent: Friday, 15 May 2015 3:43 a.m.
>>> To: icecast at xiph.org
>>> Subject: [Icecast] Icecast install under Windows
>>>
>>> Windows 7, Icecast 2.4.1
>>>
>>> Installer downloaded from
>>> http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/icecast/icecast_win32_2.4.1.exe
>>>
>>> Referring to http://en.flossmanuals.net/icecast/windows/
>>>
>>> The installation process goes as described, but doesn't offer the
>>> "Create a
>>> desktop icon" option.
>>>
>>> Nor am I offered the option to "Install Icecast as a Windows service"
>>> as
>>> shown.
>>>
>>> I can't "start Icecast by clicking on the handy icon" because of no
>>> icon.
>>> Because of that, I can't start the final window as shown on the
>>> document.
>>> (Start server, etc.)
>>>
>>> I tried installing Icecast twice, same results.
>>>
>>> --
>>> that Jack Elliott
>>> 541 848 7021
>>> Producer Wednesday Point, Host, The Sunday Classics KPOV 88.9, High
>>> Desert
>>> Radio Audio geek
>>>
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