I'm streaming a radio via Shoutcast server from a PC in my office and ppl from around the world can hear it in browser or via wmedialayer/winamp, but people from my ISP (including me when I use outer IP) can't, a stream simply can't be opened in browser or winamp/wmediaplayer. What should I do?

  • When I go to in my browser I can hear the radio stream, but when I use my outer IP:port then it doesn't work. – spc Jun 2 '11 at 18:13
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    You should consult your work's IT department. They will be able to assist in streaming music from your desk. :) – Aaron Copley Jun 2 '11 at 18:18
  • Search for hairpin NAT. Basically if you are using NAT, then people inside your NAT must use your internal address, unless you do some special configuration on the NAT device. – Zoredache Jun 2 '11 at 18:24
  • @Zoredache: Ppl inside my NAT couldn't use my local IP addres, it's address from my router... – spc Jun 5 '11 at 15:38
  • Yes, I understand that, and if you would follow that search you would see lots of other people with the same 'problem', and several solutions to it depending on your setup. – Zoredache Jun 5 '11 at 20:26

Some ISPs do not allow routing between IPs on the same network. We had a similar issue with a small rural school where most of the town couldn't access the sit hosted at the school because they were on the same subnet.

The simplest solution is to rent a Shoutcast server from a third party and stream to that. You can find them very cheap.

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