[Icecast] Icecast auth over MAC address

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue Jun 27 10:16:09 UTC 2006

On 6/27/06, Alexander Dal Farra <alexander.dalfarra at dmd2.net> wrote:
> Hi All
> For a project we'd want to authenticate Listening Clients over their Network
> MAC address. Anyone knows whether that's possible or not? We think about a
> (flat) file, containing the allowed MAC addresses, the icecast server
> checking whether the clients match (=authenticate) or not (=deny).

This is not possible - TCP does not provide this information.


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