[Icecast] Configure Ubuntu Server 16.04 for icecast2

Fred Gleason fredg at paravelsystems.com
Sun Oct 21 16:10:59 UTC 2018


On Oct 21, 2018, at 12:05, Jordan Erickson <jordan at coolmic.net> wrote:

> 283000/5000=56.6
> 
> So with ~283Mb/s upstream, if you wanted 5,000 listener capacity your
> streams would have to have a bitrate of 56.6kb/s or lower.

Speaking conservatively, I would de-rate that number by 50%, or in other words:

	0.5*283000/5000=28.3 kb/sec.

This to account for various overheads (TCP/IP packet framing and negotiation, data bursting at stream startup, administrative interface traffic, etc. It all adds up.

Cheers!


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