[icecast] Newbee questions...

tcheer at gmx.de tcheer at gmx.de
Mon Jan 6 01:51:17 PST 2003



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>
>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
>encrypted password.
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>
I did. But in the sources i downloaded, there was no mkpasswd prog., i 
might check it out from their CVS server.

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>
>>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.
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>
That was it!

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