[Icecast] Icecast auth over MAC address

Balint Jacint bjacint at kvark.hu
Tue Jun 27 10:22:36 UTC 2006


Icecast doesn't support this.
You may set up a firewall however. Netfilter/iptables for example 
supports MAC filtering.
But this only works in a switched network (as Wilson pointed out), if 
routing occurs, MAC addresses get replaced.


Alexander Dal Farra 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).
> Thanks,
> Alex
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