Slave Servers Requirements

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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 relay all mountpoints

Slave servers are now configured with relay-on-demand on. That means, that thay 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