[Icecast] YP Directory Listing Concern

Ross Levis ross at stationplaylist.com
Wed Apr 3 00:13:30 UTC 2019

Most likely because your router will not forward your public IP address on your LAN.  You will need to substitute the IP with when listening internally.

From: Icecast [mailto:icecast-bounces at xiph.org] On Behalf Of Prince Naryk
Sent: Wednesday, 3 April 2019 12:35 a.m.
To: Icecast streaming server user discussions
Subject: Re: [Icecast] YP Directory Listing Concern

hi there 

I just wanna ask why I can't listen to my own stream when I listen using the listenurl given, 
but I was listen in the yp directory

i give u some screenshots for you to see

am i doing the right thing? 

On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 3:41 PM Thomas B. Rücker <thomas at ruecker.fi> wrote:
On 3/29/19 6:34 AM, Prince Naryk wrote:
but what if I don't use third party service is there any ways to stream in icecast publicly ?

You need either of these:
* your personal machine MUST be reachable from the public Internet
  By default this is NOT the case for most private internet connections.
  At the very least you would need to reconfigure a NAT-router.
* an Internet exposed server (e.g. in the cloud)
Setting either up is out of scope of this mailing list. We focus strictly on Icecast, the server software.

On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 2:23 PM Prince Naryk <princekyran.pabate at gmail.com> wrote:
im so sorry i made you confuse,

 lets make things simple,
 i will attach here my config file (the passwords are the default for now).

As I tried to point out before, this is NOT simple. Most of your trouble is with things that are not Icecast.
For 'streaming to the internet' (and listing on YP) you MUST provide:
* A publicly reachable TCP port (IPv6 and or IPv4)
  Please note that RFC1918 is NOT public (192.168..; 10...; 172.16-31..)
  Neither is RFC 6598 - 100.64...
* A world wide resolvable DNS entry for the IP address(es) involved above
  Technically this is optional, but we STRONGLY recommend it.
This mailing list will NOT help you with either of those two. You MUST provide this by yourself. If you need help with this, PLEASE seek it elsewhere. PLEASE do not attempt to discuss it on this list (request to all subscribers reading this).

and see if this configuration will now work over the internet and can be heard publicly,
I only change the hostname, also please check it if it's the correct one. 

As already pointed out in my last email this will NOT work with YP in the current form. I won't comment further.
Please ensure the above mentioned prerequisites are in place before you try this again.

PS: For other mailing list subscribers playing along at home: The RFC 1918/6598 network notation is intentionally wrong for simplicity and to avoid further confusion.

thanks for your kind consideration.

On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 2:06 PM Thomas B. Rücker <thomas at ruecker.fi> wrote:

On 3/29/19 4:58 AM, Prince Naryk wrote:
> is icecast not compatible with windows 10 ?

Icecast works OK on Windows in general.

> On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 12:18 PM Prince Naryk
> <princekyran.pabate at gmail.com <mailto:princekyran.pabate at gmail.com>>
> wrote:
>     my icecast.bat file won't run

you'd need to provide much more details for us to help you with this.
Please keep in mind that we neither can see your screen, nor are we
clairvoyant. Any error messages? What did you do/change?

>     On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 9:41 AM Prince Naryk
>     <princekyran.pabate at gmail.com
>     <mailto:princekyran.pabate at gmail.com>> wrote:
>         here are the screenshots do you think this work fine ? my
>         friends cant listen to my stream

You seem to be using your internal machine name. You'd need to use your
*public* hostname under which your server is reachable from the internet.

>         On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 8:57 AM Prince Naryk
>         <princekyran.pabate at gmail.com
>         <mailto:princekyran.pabate at gmail.com>> wrote:
>             im using Listen2Myradio website to provide me the IP
>             server and password for Icecast
>             and I use Butt for the encoder where I also place the IP
>             server and the password provided from Listen2myradio site
>             to make work online.

You have now introduced something completely different to the situation.


>             everything works fine, others can now listen to my stream
>             outside my network if only I gave them the stream link.

You must configure *that* service, not your private machine!

>             but my concern is my stream isn't connected on the YP
>             directory listing.

Contact listen2myradio support. We can not help you.

>             if i install icecast 2.4.4 it won't provide me IP server

I do not understand what you mean by this. This statement without
further context does not make sense.

>             On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 6:43 AM Prince Naryk
>             <princekyran.pabate at gmail.com
>             <mailto:princekyran.pabate at gmail.com>> wrote:
>                 something im still confused, im sorry a newbie here :)

I understand, but we can't teach you everything that you need to
understand outside of Icecast. We certainly tried. But we are a
community that focuses on Icecast.

Please consider learning more about "the internet", "networks",
"routers", "TCP/UDP services/servers". There are many educational
resources on the Internet that can help you. I am sorry, but I can't
point one specific out as I don't fully understand your needs. It might
be best if you could find someone knowledgeable locally to help you
learn those concepts.

Please note that I have provided specific answers in context of each of
your questions. You can NOT read them as one solution.

Best of luck in your endeavours!


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