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Account Files and Paths
This section provides an overview of thefiles and paths used by Centova Cast for each individual client account, to assist advanced systems administrators in diagnosing problems, customizing Centova Cast, or integrating Centova Cast with third-party solutions.
This document refers to the per-account files located under the directory:
For a description of the core files and paths, see Core Files and Paths instead.
Centova Cast maintains log files for each client account under the directory:
The per-account log files include:
the usage log file for the streaming server software used by the account (IceCast, SHOUTcast, etc.)
the error/diagnostic/debug log file for the streaming server software used by the account
the log file for the autoDJ software used by the account (ices, sc_trans, etc); some autoDJ software may use alternate names for this log file
the log file for the Centova Cast autoDJ interface, which provides instructions to the autoDJ software indicating what songs should be played, and when
the monthly statistics report files for the account
Centova Technologies does not recommend modifying the Centova Cast configuration files except
as directed by the Centova Technologies helpdesk staff. The purpose of this section is to
identify the purpose of each configuration file under each account's
etc/ directory to assist
advanced administrators who may have prior experience with the underlying software used by
This is the configuration file for the streaming server software (SHOUTcast DNAS, IceCast, etc.) configured for use with the account. The format of this file will vary depending on which streaming server software is in use; the manual for the streaming server software should be consulted for details.
This is the configuration file for the autoDJ software (ices, sc_trans, etc.) configured for use with the account. The format of this file will vary depending on which autoDJ software is in use; the manual for the autoDJ software should be consulted for details.
This file is used to configure the integration between Centova Cast and the autoDJ software configured for use with the account. In most cases this file should never be modified.
(sc_trans v2 only.) This file is an intermediate playlist which directs sc_trans v2 to use Centova Cast's autoDJ for track selection.
Core Files and Paths