[Icecast] Newbie question VoD streaming with Icecast

Marvin Scholz epirat07 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 2 15:13:35 UTC 2017



On 2 Jun 2017, at 15:36, Nitin N wrote:

> Dear All,
>
> I am curious to know if IceCast can be used for audio/video on-demand
> streaming over http/https.
>
> My basic understanding is that IceCast runs in broadcast mode. As such, it
> may not be ideal for my particular use case, wherein, I wish to stream
> media files on demand to multiple browser based clients who may request the
> same media file at different times.
>
> Is it possible at all  then to use IceCast as a VoD streaming server by
> itself or in combination with an HTTP server like nginx or apache?

No

>
> Kindly share your thoughts/experiences.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Nitin
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