Load testing allows you to test how many connections can be streamed on your system.
Shoutcast & Icecast Streams
You can load test Shoutcast and Icecast streams using the following script on your server.
1. Download the load testing tool:
wget https://www.mediacp.net/tools/loadtest.sh.txt -O loadtest.sh; chmod +x loadtest.sh
2. Run the load testing utility and specify the path to the stream as in this example as well as how many connections to open, in this case 5000.
./loadtest.sh http://myserver.com:8000/stream 5000
3. Ensure all curl processes are stopped after completion: