With that not only was SMU’s broadcast reach increased throughout campus so was the internet radio and broadcast industry changed. Only modify this section if you are know what you are doing. In order that Icecast2 can stream audio to listeners we install Ices2. During the source client configuration, you have to choose a mountpoint name for every stream you want to set up. You will be prompted for your root password, which you should enter.

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Relaying Streams This section contains the servers relay settings. Icecast requires external programs, called “source clients”, to originate the streams, [7] and the Icecast project includes a source client program known as IceS.

This section contains paths which are used for various things within icecast. Most of the specified values in the samples are fine as provided, and for a basic setup the following entries should be changed:. Version 2, a ground-up rewrite aimed at multi-format support initially icecast2 Ogg Vorbis and scalability, was started in and released in January Please note that, especially for new Icecast2 users, editing the config file can be icecast2 tricky.

It is very versatile in that new formats can be added relatively easily and supports open standards for communication and interaction.

Start your Internet Radio with Icecast2 and Mixxx

Before editing the Icecast configuration file, it is recommended you make icecast2 backup of the original first. It can be used to create an Internet radio station or a privately running jukebox and many things in between. As mentioned in the introduction, Ices2 can read from multiple sources and send audio data to the Icecast2 server. Official packages of current Icecast Xiph. Icecast2 Master server relay is only supported between Icecast servers and is used to relay a number of mountpoints from a remote Icecast server.


Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. When at least one stream is set up, icecast2 will wait for listening clients to connect icecast2 the stream and download it.

Documentation and Information — Icecast

This functionality was introduced mainly to enable the use of simplified cross-origin resource sharing. To get icecast2 latest development state: You may have to wait for a few minutes icecast2 the software is retrieved from the network and installed for you.

Do you already have an account? Each icecast2 server can house multiple broadcasts or mountpoints each containing a separate stream of content.

Unix-like and Microsoft Windows. If Icecast refuses icecast2 start it is in most cases due to icecasg2 malformed config file. Log in or Sign up. Also it icecast2 important to note that m3u need not contain only MP3 stream, it can contain streams of arbitrary content-type and is used by Icecast to serve a playlist that represents icecast2 broadcast to listening clients. The following diagram shows the basics of using icecast2 Master relay.


We released a new version of Icecast. Only modify this section if you know what you are doing. There are two types of relays: Hands-on Guide to Streaming Media: Icecast2 can check if icecast2 has been started succesfully by launching a web browser and opening the following URL: Multiple occurances of this section can be specified in order to be listed on multiple directory servers.

Package: icecast2 (2.4.4-1)

You can now direct your browser to http: Setting up an internet radio today has never been easier. In Icecast was described as ‘one of the leading open icecast2 peer-to-peer streaming solutions’.

If you set any of icecast2 filenames to a simple dash e. Icecast does not need to know about each mount point although you can configure settings for specific mountpoint – this is covered under Advanced configuration there are, however, some points to icecaat2 regarding mountpoints.

This article relies icecast2 much on references to primary sources.