[Icecast] Icecast auth over MAC address

Ian Stewart ian at smartfamilymedia.com
Mon Jun 26 23:07:25 PDT 2006


Unless all the users are connected to the same switch and there
is no routers in the middle then this might be possible.

If there are routers, then you will get the routers MAC address
as that is how ARP and ENet segments get packets passed around.


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On Jun 26, 2006, at 10:59 PM, 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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