[Icecast] Edit icecast.xml while server running

Lance Schilka lance at mnetradio.com
Fri Oct 23 05:08:24 UTC 2015

Thanks for answering all my questions! It really helps to get the clarifications... I'll do what you've suggested and go from there! Thanks again!


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> On Oct 22, 2015, at 21:28, Philipp Schafft <lion at lion.leolix.org> wrote:
> Good morning,
>> On Wed, 2015-10-21 at 11:45 -0700, Lance wrote:
>> Yes ...Ive configured SAM to the settings in the config file and it
>> tryies to connect then says invalid password , authentication
>> required...It's the right password!
> Then likely you got the wrong password or username.
>> I also dont seem to have an icecast GUI for the icecast server that I
>> see in all the youtube tutorials? Therefor I c havent figured out how
>> to start the server?
> If you talk about that win* GUI: It's gone. Writing and maintaining
> software for win* is very complicated and time consuming. So the GUI has
> been dropped to get resources for improvements for all our users.
>> I have accessed the admin interface just fine, but that's about all
>> Ive been able to do so far.
> So the server is actually running.
>> Am I missing something here? I really do appreciate any advice you may
>> have for me
> My guess is that you over-configured your Icecast2. e.g. you added a
> <mount> section for no reason. Without seeing your config file it's just
> random guessing. I suggest you to start with a fresh config and *just*
> change the passwords. If 'SAM' has a username field use 'source' and the
> source password as given in the config.
> Have a nice day!
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: icecast-bounces at xiph.org [mailto:icecast-bounces at xiph.org] On Behalf
>> Of Philipp Schafft
>> Sent: October-21-15 9:52 PM
>> To: Icecast streaming server user discussions
>> Subject: Re: [Icecast] Edit icecast.xml while server running
>> Good morning,
>>> On Wed, 2015-10-21 at 12:46 -0700, Lance Schilka wrote:
>>> The server is invalidating the password authentication now?
>> Can you please elaborate this question a bit? I don't seem to understand
>> what you're asking for.
>> Thank you.
> -- 
> Philipp.
> (Rah of PH2)
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