[Icecast] Protect Icecast Admin/Run on different port?

Philipp Schafft lion at lion.leolix.org
Wed Apr 3 01:19:13 UTC 2013


On Thu, 2013-03-28 at 14:28 +0000, David Farrell wrote:
> Hi list,
> We're new to Icecast and we're looking at securing the admin functions. 
> I've trawled the docs but it's not clear to me if we are able to run 
> this on a different TCP port to the streams themselves.
> Has anyone with a little more experience any insight into this?

You can not run the admin interface on a diffrent port.
I also don't see how that should improve security.

Which kind of attac do you try to protect against? Maybe I can help you
if you tell a bit more about your overall goal.

In general: Use strong passwords. Avoid sending them in plain text.

Hope this answer helped you a bit already.

 (Rah of PH2)
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