Did You know: RadioDJ has the ability to take online listener requests? Well it does …
We thought we would do a short tutorial on how to setup RadioDJ Online Requests.
If you’re just running RadioDJ with no webpage linked to the RadioDJ database, then you probably don’t want to add any exceptions to your firewall.
If you’re using a request system and need this extra functionality, you’ll first of all need to make sure your web host has the right ports open. Without this, there’s no point proceeding any further on this article. Check the database utility > Database installation tab. You’ll see the IP address of your server in the MySQL Server box. If there’s a colon followed by more numbers at the end, this is your port number. If there’s no colon, you’re probably using the default port 3306.
You’ll also need to configure port forwarding on your router as well, google the manufacturer’s instruction manual for this bit.
Now for the easy part, configuring the firewall.
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Trying to run RadioDJ with a remote database is a really bad idea to start with. All you need is the slightest connection problem or packet loss and bang it will freeze the program.
If you do run RadioDJ with a remote database please don’t start kicking and screaming because something isn’t working right.