[Icecast] problem using icecast 2 Listener Authentication

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Wed May 28 20:44:53 UTC 2008

> [2008-05-28  20:03:09] WARN auth_htpasswd/htpasswd_adduser Failed to open authentication database "myauth": Permission denied

> What's my error ??
> I think that is on my xml config files , in particular here:

You should really place a full path in the setting therefore not relying 
on the current directory which seems to be not available to icecast for 
writing. The user running icecast needs read/write access to the file 
and directory the "filename" refers to.


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