my apologies. i was able to connect from the public IP with vlc, i wasn't able to get the stream working. now the error that im getting is this.
i've tried placing:
ERROR server comment 2012-04-20 08:23:33 - - - - - 64602.578 - - - - - - - - MediaCasterConnection.connect: Failed to connect[188.8.131.52:554]: org.apache.mina.common.RuntimeIOException: Failed to get the session[ConnectException: Connection refused: no further information].
in the MediaCaster/properties settings of the application.xml file of the application folder, 1 at a time, both at the same time, and not at all. yet get the same error.