[Icecast-dev] URL authentication

Stefan de Konink skinkie at xs4all.nl
Fri Sep 8 05:17:21 PDT 2006

On Fri, 8 Sep 2006, Klaas Jan Wierenga wrote:

> I guess if the <authentication type="url> section could be used as a
> top-level tag (instead of  as a sub-tag of <mount>), then  that could do
> the trick.  The mount_add URL would be used to check the validity of
> the/any mountpoint. The listener_add authenticates the users.
> Would this be hard to implement? It would certainly make administration
> a lot easier for icecast users that keep mountpoint names, username and
> passwords in a database.
> Any help would be appreciated.

I think the implementation is not that hard, but is this the only thing
you want to store for your customer, not things like: bandwidth, max

Probably it could be more easy to store all mounts in SQL, and fetch
info on aauthentication.


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