[icecast] Newbee questions...
tcheer at gmx.de
tcheer at gmx.de
Mon Jan 6 01:51:17 PST 2003
>according to FAQ:
>Q13: What's the story with crypted passwords?
>A13: Normally, icecast and shoutcast servers keep the passwords uncrypted,
> either in a configfile, or specified on the command line. This is pretty
> poor security. Newer versions of icecast provide a configuration option
> (--with-crypt). With this option, then the passwords in the configuration
> file (icecast.conf) and the ones specified on the command line, should
> be crypted. To produce these crypted passwords, use the mkpasswd program
> distributed with icecast. Be careful in the configuration file not to
> leave any junk chars after the passwords.
>remind the last sentence. there should be no junk before and after the
I did. But in the sources i downloaded, there was no mkpasswd prog., i
might check it out from their CVS server.
>>BTW, when starting icecast I have the following error message:
>>[05/Jan/2003:21:49:00] ERROR: Bind to udp interface failed, shutting
>>down udp traffic
>>what does it mean?
>do you have some other instances of icecast running?
>i had to kill running instances with the SIGKILL signal.
>killall -9 icecast
>should do the trick. then do a clean restart of icecast.
That was it!
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