[Icecast] user Authentication - fail to add an user

Michael Smith mlrsmith at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 15:03:22 PST 2005

On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 10:21:57 -0500, Joel Ebel <jbebel at ncsu.edu> wrote:
> Michael Smith wrote:

> > If you don't use that bit (i.e. you're only using it for
> > authentication, and you're not changing the list of users that is
> > allowed), then it only needs to be opened for writing.
> I think you mean reading.  It's important to note that it has to have
> permissions for reading and if necessary for writing, by the user
> icecast is run as.  If you use the changeowner option in the config
> file, make sure the password file has appropriate access for that user
> or group.

Yes, I did mean reading in that last sentence. Oops - typo/thinko :-)

Thanks for clarifying.


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