[Icecast] admin.cgi metadata updates

oddsock oddsock at oddsock.org
Wed Jun 15 01:08:00 UTC 2005

At 07:37 PM 6/14/2005, you wrote:
>Karl Heyes wrote:
> > It uses http auth, so you can use
> > http://user:pass@servername.com:9876/.......
>Ah, well that's no good then.  Windows doesn't support http auth in a
>URL anymore, and I'm wanting send this from a Windows application.

that is a Internet explorer specific security "enhancement", not a Windows 

>Is there any chance of adding support for something like this...

doubtful...we use HTTP auth for all admin authentication, Even though basic 
HTTP authentication is not exactly secure, passing in users and passwords 
via URL calls is certainly *less secure* :)


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