[Icecast-dev] mp3 stream instead of "icecast-auth-user: 0"

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Tue Sep 19 08:48:17 PDT 2006

Klauss Fumuldavijus wrote:
> Hello,
> just wanted to ask if there are any other headers icecast would understad apart
> icecast-auth-user
> icecast-auth-message
> icecast-auth-timelimit ?

These are the current set.

> continuing my previous post "listener redirection to informational mount" i feel a big demand to respond to unsuccsessful authentification attempts by sending back short audio message to the listener in the form like this:
> <?php
> header('Content-Type: audio/mpeg');                                                                                             
> readfile('error.mp3');
> ?>
> i've tried to send back the file in icecast-auth-message, but it was a stupid idea....

A mechanism to pass back a filename is certainly possible, I doubt that 
you want the auth server to send the file contents. Report it on 

> also, can't nobody realy point me on how to redirect listeners to another mount while in url authentication process?

There isn't a mechanism to do that, besides that would indicate that 
your authentication is appallingly slow.


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