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Adding a SHOUTcast Statistic Relay

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SHOUTcast is an MP3 streaming technology developed by AOL's Nullsoft. It's a simple, free MP3 streaming solution and is easy to implement in all of our broadcasting solutions including SAM Broadcaster, SimpleCast and SOS.

How To Set Up a SHOUTcast Statistic Relay

  • Go to the Statistic relays window in your product
  • In the Statistic relays window click on the '[+]' button

Note: This page covers the setup instructions for two types of SHOUTcast relays. Please read both cases to see which type fits your needs.

SHOUTcast statistic relay

This relay is meant to be used with Shoutcast v1.8.9 or later. If your version of Shoutcast is older than v1.8.9 we STRONGLY suggest upgrading to the latest version of Shoutcast. If upgrading is not an option you can still use the OLD SHOUTcast relay.

  • Choose the circle for Shoutcast Statistic relay
  • Click OK.

Shoutcast server details:

  • Host is the DNS name or the IP address of the machine where the Shoutcast Server is located.
    • Note: Do NOT use a local IP address or network address. Use the internet IP address or DNS name that can be accessed by users outside your network.
  • Port - the port as specified inside your Shoutcast server configuration file.
  • Password - the encoder password as specified inside your Shoutcast server configuration file.
  • Color on graph - the color to use when drawing this relay's graph on the Statistic relays graph .
  • Private statistic relay - when checked, this relay will NOT show up on the AudioRealm station listing, but you will still be able to view the statistics for this relay locally.

OLD SHOUTcast statistic relay

This relay is meant to be used with Shoutcast server versions OLDER than v1.8.9. If your version of Shoutcast is older than v1.8.9 we STRONGLY suggest upgrading to the latest version of Shoutcast. Only if upgrading is not an option should you use this relay type.

Note: This relay type will be depreciated in the near future.

  • Choose the circle for OLD Shoutcast Statistic relay
  • Click OK.

Shoutcast server details:

  • Host is the DNS name or the IP address of the machine where the Shoutcast Server is located.
    • Note: Do NOT use a local IP address or network address. Use the internet IP address or DNS name that can be accessed by users outside your network.
  • Port - the port as specified inside your Shoutcast server configuration file.
  • Color on graph - the color to use when drawing this relay's graph on the Statistic relays graph .
  • Private statistic relay - when checked, this relay will NOT show up on the SpacialNet.com station listing, but you will still be able to view the statistics for this relay locally.
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