[Icecast-dev] HTTP Basic Auth alternative
dtouch3d at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 07:47:36 PST 2015
Is HTTP basic authentication the only way for icecast to perform
authentication ? With a link like
(HTTP basic authentication) it has a number of problems regarding browsers.
Chrome for security reasons does not follow the link and shows a popup
asking to enter the credentials but this destroys user experience for a
site with a webplayer. It works fine afterwards. Internet Explorer does the
It would be ideal if icecast would get the credentials from the GET
parameters, something similar to
this would eliminate the browser problems with the basic auth.
I am willing to implement something like this as it seems relatively simple.
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