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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] media
Date Mon, 09 Dec 2002 15:28:51 GMT
>-----Original Message-----
>hi all
>can apache be used as a streaming media server ?

Apache can be used as a file server to allow people to download the
files but it does not act as a streamer like, say, RealPlayer Server
(but I htink you can get a demo version of this for free from

>Can I broadcast songs from my hard disk over the network ?

There is not really such as thing as "broadcasting" over HTTP - it is a
client-pull architecture which means that the client (browser) has to
request actively the content.


Owen Boyle

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