How to relay a stream?

A relay is a function in the SHOUTcast server that tunes in to another (SHOUTcast/Icecast/Cast) stream and sends out the same stream again on the server. Relays simply repeat the stream and are not able to change the content or bitrate of a stream. To set one up: Go to Settings in Centova Cast, [...]

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Why my stream title/url/genre does not change?

The stream title not changing is a commonly heard issue. This is because SHOUTcast uses the info in their database instead of the one you provide once you set it to public. It is easy to fix in two steps: Check your mount point configuration. Under the "AutoDJ" tab there often still is the [...]

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Can I access my SHOUTcast server’s Administrator Summary?

Of course! To access your SHOUTcast server’s admin section, please log in into Centova Cast, click on ‘Admin’ in the left navigation bar. If you don't directly get a login prompt press on "Server Admin". When prompted, please log in as ‘admin’ with your administrator password (which is defined in Centova Cast). [...]

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Why is my SHOUTcast stream private?

Private on SHOUTcast doesn't mean nobody can tune in. Private means the server is not listed on SHOUTcast.com. If you wish to change that: First of all we need to go to the admin interface of SHOUTcast itself. To do this go to Centova Cast and in the side bar you can find "Admin". [...]

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My server says it needs an update?

You may need to restart your server for the update to apply. All our servers now (July 2018) run on SHOUTcast 2.5. All new updates are tested by our team to assure your station stays up should there be a bug in the new release, that's why updates might be rolled out by some [...]

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How to relay a stream with Icecast?

Icecast has two relay modes a master and a mountpoint relay. The master relay will relay a whole Icecast server, since this is advanced and requires extra authentication we will not handle this. To relay a single stream open settings then "Mountpoint Relaying". Tn the example here we want to relay the Cast stream [...]

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How to get listed on SHOUTcast.com with Icecast?

SHOUTcast.com seems to hide certain Icecast listings from their main site to promote their own software, while they are listed in their API. Of course SHOUTcast.com does not only support SHOUTcast servers but also Icecast servers so also Cast 0.x. But you'll have to make sure a few settings are correct. If you use [...]

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Why does my Icecast look different than other Icecast?

n the past we made an Icecast fork with special improvements for our services and was meant to later on be what Cast is now. The last year we hit some limits causing us to decide to do a complete rewrite. One of the features this old platform had was an improved look. When [...]

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What is my Icecast username?

On Icecast servers, the username for source connections is usually "source". Even though your Centova panel reads "(none)" under Username, make sure you are entering "source" if your encoder requires it to be filled in (most default to source if left blank).

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