[Icecast] admin.cgi metadata updates

oddsock oddsock at oddsock.org
Tue Jun 14 18:08:00 PDT 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 
limitation.

>Is there any chance of adding support for something like this...
>mount=/stream.ogg&user=username&pass=password&mode=...

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* :)

oddsock




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