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Old 10-31-2004, 10:44 PM   #1
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.asx files won't run from Linux server


I'm running a Shoutcast streaming server on a Slackware 8 box. I created an .asx file which automatically calls up Windows Media Player to play my Internet music stream, but it refuses to work from my Linux server. Here's the link:

www wcsb org / wcsb128k.asx

[sorry, I have to post the URL that way to get around the anti-spam rule]

The .asx file works perfectly fine from all other web servers I've tried uploading it to, but when it's stored on my Linux server and I click the link, all I get is a blank page. Does everyone else get the same result when they click the link? Is it an Apache problem?


Last edited by dimmu; 10-31-2004 at 10:46 PM.
Old 10-31-2004, 11:05 PM   #2
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Try adding the following to your /etc/apache/mime.types file (may also be in /usr/local/apache/conf - use 'slocate mime.types' to see where else it may be) and then restart your Apache server.
video/x-ms-asf asx
video/x-ms-asf wvx
Old 10-31-2004, 11:28 PM   #3
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That worked! Thanks


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