[Icecast] on-demand static file security

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Thu Jul 28 19:26:15 PDT 2005


On Fri, 2005-07-29 at 03:17, Fred Black wrote:
> Karl,
> Is it possible to relay the on-demand static file from one icecast server to
> another?  This way, the Icecast server with the actual source files could be
> protected, etc.  Or would this accomplish anything?  

I don't see how this would help you, you could have listener auth on the
on-demand files but that won't resolve the player vs downloader issue in
any better way. 

Also be careful with relaying a file (read don't do it), as the stream
will run at a much faster rate.

karl.




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