[Icecast] URL authentication

Klaas Jan Wierenga k.j.wierenga at home.nl
Fri Sep 8 04:49:33 PDT 2006


Does your instance of icecast have CURL support compiled in? Without it 
authentication doesn't work I think. Furthermore, if you're running 
icecast in a chroot jail then you need to make sure the curl shared 
libraries are installed in the chroot jail as well.

Regards,
KJ

Peter Bengtson wrote:
> 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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