[Icecast] Newbie

Jordan Erickson jordan at coolmic.net
Tue Oct 8 19:37:47 UTC 2019


Hi Paul,

0) You need to state what your problem is before we can help :)
1) Please obfuscate user credentials (and hostnames if desired)
otherwise people will have "fun" with your server ;)


Cheers,
Jordan

On 10/7/19 4:51 PM, Paul R. Davis wrote:
> I am using Winamp, Icecast2 Server, and Edcast.  I believe I have set
> these up properly so that I can set up and broadcast an internet radio
> station. 
> 
> These are the links I used to help me:
> 
> https://www.pcworld.com/article/190705/start_your_own_internet_radio_station_for_free.html
> 
> https://www.fastserv.com/kb/article/edcast_winamp_-_easy_steps_to_streaming_to_icecast_or_shoutcast/
> 
> http://icecast.org/docs/icecast-2.4.1/
> 
> Also, here is my icecast.xml file:
> 
> <icecast>
>     <!-- location and admin are two arbitrary strings that are e.g. visible
>          on the server info page of the icecast web interface
>          (server_version.xsl). -->
>     <location>Earth</location>
>     <admin>paavo</admin>
> 
>     <!-- This is the hostname other people will use to connect to your
> server.
>          It affects mainly the urls generated by Icecast for playlists
> and yp
>          listings. You MUST configure it properly for YP listings to work!
>     -->
>     <hostname>71.115.185.54</hostname>
> 
>     <!-- IMPORTANT!
>          Especially for inexperienced users:
>          Start out by ONLY changing all passwords and restarting Icecast.
>          For detailed setup instructions please refer to the documentation.
>          It's also available here: http://icecast.org/docs/
>     -->
> 
>     <limits>
>         <clients>100</clients>
>         <sources>2</sources>
>         <queue-size>524288</queue-size>
>         <client-timeout>30</client-timeout>
>         <header-timeout>15</header-timeout>
>         <source-timeout>10</source-timeout>
>         <!-- If enabled, this will provide a burst of data when a client
>              first connects, thereby significantly reducing the startup
>              time for listeners that do substantial buffering. However,
>              it also significantly increases latency between the source
>              client and listening client.  For low-latency setups, you
>              might want to disable this. -->
>         <burst-on-connect>1</burst-on-connect>
>         <!-- same as burst-on-connect, but this allows for being more
>              specific on how much to burst. Most people won't need to
>              change from the default 64k. Applies to all mountpoints  -->
>         <burst-size>65535</burst-size>
>     </limits>
> 
>     <authentication>
>         <!-- Sources log in with username 'source' -->
>         <source-password>freddie1948</source-password>
>         <!-- Relays log in with username 'relay' -->
>         <relay-password>donna1951</relay-password>
> 
>         <!-- Admin logs in with the username given below -->
>         <admin-user>paavo</admin-user>
>         <admin-password>suomi48</admin-password>
>     </authentication>
> 
>     <!-- set the mountpoint for a shoutcast source to use, the default
> if not
>          specified is /stream but you can change it here if an
> alternative is
>          wanted or an extension is required
>     <shoutcast-mount>/live.nsv</shoutcast-mount>
>     -->
> 
>     <!-- Uncomment this if you want directory listings -->
>     <!--
>     <directory>
>         <yp-url-timeout>15</yp-url-timeout>
>         <yp-url>http://dir.xiph.org/cgi-bin/yp-cgi</yp-url>
>     </directory>
>     -->
> 
>     <!-- You may have multiple <listener> elements -->
>     <listen-socket>
>         <port>8000</port>
>         <!-- <bind-address>127.0.0.1</bind-address> -->
>         <!-- <shoutcast-mount>/stream</shoutcast-mount> -->
>     </listen-socket>
>     <!--
>     <listen-socket>
>         <port>8080</port>
>     </listen-socket>
>     -->
>     <!--
>     <listen-socket>
>         <port>8443</port>
>         <ssl>1</ssl>
>     </listen-socket>
>     -->
> 
> 
>     <!-- Global header settings
>          Headers defined here will be returned for every HTTP request to
> Icecast.
> 
>          The ACAO header makes Icecast public content/API by default
>          This will make streams easier embeddable (some HTML5
> functionality needs it).
>          Also it allows direct access to e.g. /status-json.xsl from
> other sites.
>          If you don't want this, comment out the following line or read
> up on CORS.
>     -->
>     <http-headers>
>         <header name="Access-Control-Allow-Origin" value="*" />
>     </http-headers>
> 
> 
>     <!-- Relaying
>          You don't need this if you only have one server.
>          Please refer to the config for a detailed explanation.
>     -->
>     <!--<master-server>127.0.0.1</master-server>-->
>     <!--<master-server-port>8001</master-server-port>-->
>     <!--<master-update-interval>120</master-update-interval>-->
>     <!--<master-password>mikey</master-password>-->
> 
>     <!-- setting this makes all relays on-demand unless overridden, this is
>          useful for master relays which do not have <relay> definitions
> here.
>          The default is 0 -->
>     <!--<relays-on-demand>1</relays-on-demand>-->
> 
>     <!--
>     <relay>
>         <server>127.0.0.1</server>
>         <port>8080</port>
>         <mount>/example.ogg</mount>
>         <local-mount>/different.ogg</local-mount>
>         <on-demand>0</on-demand>
> 
>         <relay-shoutcast-metadata>0</relay-shoutcast-metadata>
>     </relay>
>     -->
> 
> 
>     <!-- Mountpoints
>          Only define <mount> sections if you want to use advanced options,
>          like alternative usernames or passwords
>     -->
> 
>     <!-- Default settings for all mounts that don't have a specific
> <mount type="normal">.
>     -->
>     <!--
>     <mount type="default">
>         <public>0</public>
>         <intro>/server-wide-intro.ogg</intro>
>         <max-listener-duration>3600</max-listener-duration>
>         <authentication type="url">
>                 <option name="mount_add"
> value="http://auth.example.org/stream_start.php"/>
>         </authentication>
>         <http-headers>
>                 <header name="foo" value="bar" />
>         </http-headers>
>     </mount>
>     -->
> 
>     <!-- Normal mounts -->
>     <!--
>     <mount type="normal">
>         <mount-name>/example-complex.ogg</mount-name>
> 
>         <username>othersource</username>
>         <password>randolph</password>
> 
>         <max-listeners>1</max-listeners>
>         <dump-file>/tmp/dump-example1.ogg</dump-file>
>         <burst-size>65536</burst-size>
>         <fallback-mount>/example2.ogg</fallback-mount>
>         <fallback-override>1</fallback-override>
>         <fallback-when-full>1</fallback-when-full>
>         <intro>/example_intro.ogg</intro>
>         <hidden>1</hidden>
>         <public>1</public>
>         <authentication type="htpasswd">
>                 <option name="filename" value="myauth"/>
>                 <option name="allow_duplicate_users" value="0"/>
>         </authentication>
>         <http-headers>
>                 <header name="Access-Control-Allow-Origin"
> value="http://webplayer.example.org" />
>                 <header name="baz" value="quux" />
>         </http-headers>
>     </mount>
>     -->
> 
>     <!--
>     <mount type="normal">
>         <mount-name>/auth_example.ogg</mount-name>
>         <authentication type="url">
>             <option name="mount_add"      
> value="http://myauthserver.net/notify_mount.php"/>
>             <option name="mount_remove"  
>  value="http://myauthserver.net/notify_mount.php"/>
>             <option name="listener_add"  
>  value="http://myauthserver.net/notify_listener.php"/>
>             <option name="listener_remove"
> value="http://myauthserver.net/notify_listener.php"/>
>             <option name="headers"         value="x-pragma,x-token"/>
>             <option name="header_prefix"   value="ClientHeader."/>
>         </authentication>
>     </mount>
>     -->
> 
>     <fileserve>1</fileserve>
> 
>     <paths>
>         <logdir>./log</logdir>
>         <webroot>./web</webroot>
>         <adminroot>./admin</adminroot>
> 
>         <!-- Aliases: treat requests for 'source' path as being for
> 'dest' path
>              May be made specific to a port or bound address using the
> "port"
>              and "bind-address" attributes.
>           -->
>         <!--
>         <alias source="/foo" destination="/bar"/>
>         -->
>         <!-- Aliases: can also be used for simple redirections as well,
>              this example will redirect all requests for
> http://server:port/ to
>              the status page
>         -->
>         <alias source="/" destination="/status.xsl"/>
>         <!-- The certificate file needs to contain both public and
> private part.
>              Both should be PEM encoded.
>         <ssl-certificate>./icecast.pem</ssl-certificate>
>         -->
>     </paths>
> 
>     <logging>
>         <accesslog>access.log</accesslog>
>         <errorlog>error.log</errorlog>
>         <!-- <playlistlog>playlist.log</playlistlog> -->
>         <loglevel>3</loglevel> <!-- 4 Debug, 3 Info, 2 Warn, 1 Error -->
>         <logsize>10000</logsize> <!-- Max size of a logfile -->
>         <!-- If logarchive is enabled (1), then when logsize is reached
>              the logfile will be moved to
> [error|access|playlist].log.DATESTAMP,
>              otherwise it will be moved to [error|access|playlist].log.old.
>              Default is non-archive mode (i.e. overwrite)
>         -->
>         <!-- <logarchive>1</logarchive> -->
>     </logging>
> </icecast>
> 
> If you can help me correct any incorrect settings so that I can
> broadcast, please let me know, or direct me to the proper person/website.
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> 
> /s/
> Paul R. Davis
> 19suomi48 at gmail.com <mailto:19suomi48 at gmail.com>
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