[Icecast] Add metadata to fallback mount?

Jack Elliott that.jack.elliott at gmail.com
Fri May 22 12:52:03 UTC 2020

On 5/21/2020 1:10 AM, Philipp Schafft wrote:

> Good morning,
> On Sat, 2020-05-16 at 12:30 -0700, Jack Elliott wrote:
>> Hi, I'm pretty sure this isn't going to be possible, but I'll ask. I'd
>> like to add a <stream-title> to my fallback mount so when the main
>> stream mount drops and the fallback kicks in, that the connected player
>> shows a different title.
>> Then back again, of course.
> The metadata data is in the responsibility of the source client. Icecast
> just relays that information. As soon as the client hits the fallback
> stream the metadata of the fallback stream is sent to the client.
> So, best advice would be to check the configuration of the fallback's
> source client.
> With best regards,

Thank you.

In our case, the fallback is an mp3 file. Is there a specific metadata 
"tag" I should use for the identifying string?

That Jack Elliott
Director of Classical Music Programming
KPOV 88.9 FM High Desert Community radio
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