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If I want to switch from the autoDJ to a live broadcast (or vice-versa), how do I go about doing so?

Your DJs should stop the autoDJ prior to beginning a live broadcast.  This is done by logging in to Stream101’s Media Control Panel and clicking the “Deactivate source” or “Deactivate autoDJ” link.  After a live broadcast, your DJs should login again and re-start the autoDJ by clicking the “Activate source” or “Activate autoDJ” link.

Is there any way to have the autoDJ restart automatically after a live broadcast?

For IceCast servers: Yes, IceCast can instantly and automatically switch between the autoDJ and a live DJ whenever a live DJ connects or disconnects.  This is described in the following article: How does the automatic live/autoDJ switching feature for IceCast work?

For ShoutCast servers: ShoutCast does not provide any functionality to notify the MCP when a live broadcast completes, so there is no way to have the autoDJ immediately restart after a live broadcast

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