[Icecast-dev] URL authentication
Klaas Jan Wierenga
k.j.wierenga at home.nl
Fri Sep 8 05:36:00 PDT 2006
In my case that's not needed, but yes it would be really nice if all
mount options could be retrieved from the database using an
Stefan de Konink wrote:
> 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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