[Icecast] URL authentication

Peter Bengtson peter at peterbengtson.com
Fri Sep 8 04:42:18 PDT 2006


The icecast server isn't on a Mac, it just connects to a Mac for the  
authentication. Icecast is running on a Debian machine. And packet  
sniffing shows very clearly no packets leaving the icecast server.

8 sep 2006 kl. 13.39 skrev Klauss Fumuldavijus:

> i think you'll have to sniff some packets going between icecast  
> server and wherever.tld
> 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@127.0.0.1/ 
>>> auth/ action.php"/>
>>> <option name="listener_remove" value="http://user:pass@127.0.0.1/  
>>> auth/action.php"/>
>>> </authentication>
>>> </mount>
>>>
>>> what web server you are using? what it's logs are saying?
>>
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