[Icecast] iOS and authenticated streams

José Luis Artuch artuch at speedy.com.ar
Thu Feb 14 17:46:09 UTC 2013

Jay, I have no experience in this area, but I read in
that there is no an exhaustive list of players that support listener
Also, have you tried htpasswd authentication ?.
José Luis

El mar, 12-02-2013 a las 22:18 -0600, Jay Wineinger escribió:

> Hi everyone,
> I've setup a mount with URL authentication.  This works perfectly from
> a desktop machine using Chrome or VLC.  I've previously used public
> streams from iOS played through mobile chrome or safari (and others
> have used the Radio Box app), which also worked perfectly.   However,
> when I load an stream that requires authentication on mobile Chrome,
> it prompts me for the credentials but then gives me a "Failed
> download" error page once I enter them.  Mobile safari is no better,
> nor are any mobile apps I can find.
> I'm wondering if anyone has experience with this, knows a reason this
> might be, or any way to get authenticated streams to work on an iOS
> device.  Seems strange to me that a basic auth requirement would break
> the ability of these things to play the stream.
> thanks!
> Jay
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