Icecast Server/known reverse proxy restrictions

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This page lists known problems of latest released Icecast when operating behind a reverse proxy:

  • access.log will always only show the IP address of the reverse proxy instead of listener IP address.
  • internal XML tree will only show the IP address of the reverse proxy instead of listener IP address. Both for source clients and for listener clients.
  • virtual playlist files will break. (Only if proxy server is configured incorrectly.)
  • authentication helper will break. (Only if proxy server is configured incorrectly.)

See also known HTTPS restrictions, if reverse proxy terminates https.