[Icecast] Can i relay a udp://@<multicast-address>:<port> stream using Icecast2?

Theodotos Andreou theo at theo-andreou.org
Fri Nov 20 11:27:01 UTC 2015

On 19/11/2015 02:13 μμ, Philipp Schafft wrote:
> Good morning,
> On Thu, 2015-11-19 at 12:54 +0200, Theodotos Andreou wrote:
>> Hello to all,
>> I am a newbie to Icecat2. I already know how to use darkice as a source
>> but I can't find any information on how to relay a udp multicast stream
>> like "udp:// for" example. Can icecast2 stream this
>> directly or do I need to use some source client?
> Icecast2 is designed for HTTP (thus TCP thus unicast) streams. So is the
> relay system within Icecast2.
> If you want to to relay multicast UDP traffic to Icecast2 you need to
> use a source client for that. gstreamer and vlc (nox) comes into mind,
> however other source clients may also support this.
> Have a nice day!
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Thanks for the reply Philipp. I will probably use vlc as a source.
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