Slave Servers Requirements

From Giss

This page describes our recomendations to add an slave server to giss network.

It's based on our experience and the actual requirements of the icecast master/slave infrastructure to allow all the mountpoints in use at one time.

Recomendations to add an icecast slave server to

Slave servers are now configured with relay-on-demand on. That means, that they only get the stream from master when the master redirects a client to the slave. In this situation our recomendation is:

Bandwidth: 20 mbps dedicated up/down

Monthly Transfer: 1TB / month

Operative System: GNU/Linux 32 bits / 64 bits

Server Software: as described in Servers Configuration

Server Hardware: 2,4 Ghz CPU / 512 RAM