[Icecast] URL authentication

Klauss Fumuldavijus dnr at freemail.lt
Fri Sep 8 04:40:12 PDT 2006

i think you'll have to sniff some packets going between icecast server and
don't know will it work on mac, but on freebsd i'm using tcpflow...

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Bengtson" <peter at peterbengtson.com>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Friday, September 08, 2006 2:22 PM
Subject: Re: [Icecast] URL authentication

> The php file is not password protected in itself, so authentication  of 
> the authentication page shouldn't be a problem.
> I'm using a Mac OS 10.4.7 server, running LightTPD. Its logs do not report 
> icecast connecting to it at all. What seems to be happening is that 
> icecast *thinks* it is connecting when it is in fact not, and  then it 
> thinks that the user is authenticated. Which means that  authentication 
> isn't performed at all.
> / Peter
> 8 sep 2006 kl. 13.08 skrev Klauss Fumuldavijus:
>> I had similar problems when my auth.php was on password protected  http 
>> server...but after applying the following configuration i've  got it 
>> working:
>> <mount>
>> <mount-name>/Test</mount-name>
>> <authentication type="url">
>> <option name="listener_add" value="http://user:pass@ 
>> action.php"/>
>> <option name="listener_remove" value="http://user:pass@ 
>> auth/action.php"/>
>> </authentication>
>> </mount>
>> what web server you are using? what it's logs are saying?
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