[Icecast] SSL encryption with icecast2
Thomas B. Ruecker
dm8tbr at afthd.tu-darmstadt.de
Tue Aug 15 02:04:12 PDT 2006
Frederic `jchome` Jaeckel wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 10:43:28AM +0200, Thomas B. Ruecker wrote:
>> Do players support https?
> obviously not. But the implementation of SSL in a player isn't that
> hard. In a matter of fact, SSL isn't the best solution for a public
> stream, but I want to use it for a private stream, where every user has
> the knowledge how to use a player with ssl. :-)
>> You could simply set up a ssl "tunnel".
> Also a good answer, but in my mind every user have to setup a SSL
> "tunnel" to the endpoint, wich isn't so comfortable. ;-)
I was thinking about a socket accepting ssl connections and forwarding
them decrypted to a port on the local (server) machine. I know there are
simple solutions for this. Pound would be a rather bloated one If I'd
have to choose.
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