[Icecast] Hello to all

Marvin Scholz epirat07 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 21:22:11 UTC 2017


On 19 Mar 2017, at 22:17, Can Kırca wrote:

> At last thing, what is the diffrents between standard streaming with
> webserver and an-demand-streaming with a media server and also icecast
> streaming?

Of course this depends on the implementation of the on-demand media server,
but in general there is no difference at all, other than for on-demand content
you know the length and for a live content you do not.

>
> Thanks.
>
> 2017-03-20 0:01 GMT+03:00, Marvin Scholz <epirat07 at gmail.com>:
>> On 19 Mar 2017, at 20:07, Can Kırca wrote:
>>
>>>   Hello to all,
>>>
>>> My name's Can, I'm a server administrator in a middle-size company.
>>> I have a small question about Icecast.
>>>
>>> I'm about to create an online learning platform for blind users. I
>>> installed Moodle, would like to embed audio contents into lessons to
>>> prevent downloading.
>>
>> This will not prevent downloading. There is no way to do that easily.
>> Streaming is not the same as copy protection. Just because you stream
>> content this does not make it harder at all to download.
>>
>> To embed files you do not need Icecast. Just use a normal web server
>> such as apache or nginx and put the files in the webroot somewhere
>> so that the webserver will server them.
>>
>> You can than "embed" them like so:
>>
>> <audio src="https://example.org/patch/to/file.ogg" controls="controls">
>> The audio element is not supported by your Browser
>> </audio>
>>
>> Even if you would live-stream them, downloading would be just as easy.
>>
>>>
>>> Is it possible to use Icecast as an audio streamer? I used it for a
>>> radio before, but after installation Icecast to my CentOS or Ubuntu
>>> server, what can i do to get URL for my
>>> audio files?
>>>
>>> Thanks for your answers from now,
>>> regards.
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