[Icecast] Icecast auth over MAC address
dnr at freemail.lt
Tue Jun 27 05:31:09 PDT 2006
what about "ethernet over tcp"?
don't know if windows support this, but for linux/unix users it should be
possible to authenticate via mac address in routed network using icecast url
authentication + eth over ip software bridge.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Balint Jacint" <bjacint at kvark.hu>
To: "Alexander Dal Farra" <alexander.dalfarra at dmd2.net>
Cc: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: [Icecast] Icecast auth over MAC address
> 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
>> MAC address. Anyone knows whether that's possible or not? We think about
>> (flat) file, containing the allowed MAC addresses, the icecast server
>> checking whether the clients match (=authenticate) or not (=deny).
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