[Icecast] Zero listeners on icecast stats

Robert robert at megarockradio.net
Mon Mar 16 15:50:04 UTC 2020


Have you considered round robin DNS.. essentially you assign the same A record to two IPs. I do this and it distributes listeners for me without Icecast.

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> On Mar 16, 2020, at 6:02 AM, Jos� Luis Artuch <artuch at speedy.com.ar> wrote:
> 
> Hi Gabriele,
> 
>> El lun, 16-03-2020 a las 11:04 +0100, Gabriele Zaverio escribió:
>> Hi there,
>> 
>> I just set up a system of fallback streams for our free radio station
>> here but I have this weird problem: it always show zero listeners.
>> 
>> Our setup is this:
>> 
>> We have a listening mount point for people - that fall back to a live
>> streaming from a cellular phone - that fall back to a live streaming
>> from a base station (a pc), that fall back to a 24/7 archive
>> streaming.
>> 
>> No matter what the sound source is (cellular phone, PC or historical
>> archive 24/7, our listening mount point always show zero listeners.
>> But we have listeners there, and they are listening our stream, and
>> everything works fine.
>> 
>> Any hint about this?
>> 
>> Server is icecast 2. we stream using mixxx from an Imac, darkice from
>> PC and liquidsoap for our mp3 archive, streaming 24/7.
>> 
>> Our fallback section setup is as follow:
>> 
>> <!-- historical 24/7 mp3 streaming -->
>> <mount>
>>        <mount-name>/radiocybernet-archive.mp3</mount-name>
>>        <hidden>0</hidden>
>> </mount>
>> 
>> <!-- live mountpoint streaming from a PC base station -->
>> <mount>
>>        <mount-name>/rcyblive.mp3</mount-name>
>>        <intro>./announce-radiocybernet.mp3</intro>
>>        <fallback-mount>/radiocybernet-archive.mp3</fallback-mount>
>>        <fallback-override>1</fallback-override>
>>        <hidden>1</hidden>
>> </mount>
>> 
>> <!-- Live mountpoint for a cellular phone streaming -->
>> <mount>
>>        <mount-name>/rcybcell.mp3</mount-name>
>>        <intro>./announce-radiocybernet.mp3</intro>
>>        <fallback-mount>/rcyblive.mp3</fallback-mount>
>>        <fallback-override>1</fallback-override>
>>        <hidden>1</hidden>
>> </mount>
>> 
>> <!-- this is where listeners connect to listen our station -->
>> <mount>
>>        <mount-name>/radiocybernet.mp3</mount-name>
>>        <intro>./announce-radiocybernet.mp3</intro>
>>        <fallback-mount>/rcybcell.mp3</fallback-mount>
>>        <fallback-override>1</fallback-override>
>>        <hidden>0</hidden>
>> </mount>
>> 
>> <!-- this is an old mountpoint we used for our transmission, for
>>      historical purpose, many links on internet point here -->
>> <mount>
>>        <mount-name>/rcyb.mp3</mount-name>
>>        <intro>./announce-radiocybernet.mp3</intro>
>>        <fallback-mount>/radiocybernet.mp3</fallback-mount>
>>        <fallback-override>1</fallback-override>
>>        <hidden>1</hidden>
>> </mount>
>> 
>> 
>> Thank you for any help!
>> 
> You could experiment with some format supported by Icecast2, for
> example *opus*. Maybe you will get a different result ...
> Best regards.
> José Luis
> 
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