Author: Brian Walton

BoomBox v3.3 Released

We are happy to announce the release of BoomBox v3.3! BoomBox Version 3.3 signifies a significant milestone and is the most comprehensive release to date. Besides a major code rewrite, there have been significant upgrades made to the frontend as well as the popularization sub-system and the relay network. Brand new Backend The BoomBox backend…

CentovaCast ‘Server Offline’ Issues

Shoutcast Server Port Woes Recently some customers have reported their shoutcast v2 servers being offline in the CentovaCast control panel, however the stream server itself is online and they are able to broadcast. This is a known issue reported upon by other users many times in the CentovaCast Forum. Quick Resolution: change the port setting…

Network Attack Resolved

Chinese attempt at brute force attack foiled. On Saturday November 11th, 2018 at 04:30 EST SoniXCast was contacted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation that there was a brute force attack occurring on the SoniXCast edge network that serves US government systems. Within a short period of time the attack expanded to other…

BB38 Update

BB38 has reached minimum thresholds. The master server image for BB38.sonixcast.com has been moved to a new dedicated hardware primarily to allow for more resources for customers, but also to ensure for adequate resources are available for future customer sign-ups. BB38 has been running in ‘hot-swap’ (switching between dedicated hardware) mode for the last 72…

CABHSxx Retired. Use BBxx Instead

Don’t use CABHSxx anymore. Use BBxx instead. As announced in July 2017, we were required to update our server naming conventions from ‘cabhsxx.sonixcast.com’ to ‘bbxx.sonixcast.com’ and have finally retired the cabhsxx hostname alias. Why the Change? The naming convention cabhsxx is used by OVH Canada in naming their router network and early last year they…

New SSL Relay Network

SoniXCast’s Relay Network now supports SSL (https) For a while customers have been requesting SSL (https) support for the listen urls they give their listeners and for embedding on their secure websites and now we’re happy to announce that SSL support is finally here. Try it for yourself -> https://relay.sonixcast.com Who needs SSL? The https…

SoniXFM.com Released

SoniXFM.com is here… SoniXFM™ has long been known as the radio aggregation and populization platform driving music services like Amazon, iTunes and Microsoft and more recently on devices like Roku, Playstation and XBox. But now music lovers can listen to their favorite radio at a click of a button on any device, anywhere in the…