[Icecast] Fall back from 2 different sources.

Jake jake at jakebriggs.com
Wed May 24 19:01:50 UTC 2017

This sounds like you need load balancing in front of your icecast servers, mod_proxy_balancer and mod_proxy_http modules if you use Apache.

Unfortunately, I've never done this personally :P

On 24 May 2017 6:28:54 PM NZST, Robert Jeffares <jeffares.robert at gmail.com> wrote:
>Hi all,
>we have an industrial strength server acting as a relay for several 
>services using Icecast2.
>Some of the stations have installed two seperate broadband connections 
>to guard against network outages, which do occur and can last several
>Exploring the fallback option we find it is limited to different mounts
>on the same server.
>What we want to do is have two different Icecast2 servers, on two 
>different IP addresses with the relay server picking which ever is
>There is a chance someone has already figured this out. [hope hope]
>Robert Jeffares
>Icecast mailing list
>Icecast at xiph.org
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