[Icecast] Metadata configurablity in Icecast

Philipp Schafft lion at lion.leolix.org
Mon Dec 1 16:05:27 PST 2014


On Mon, 2014-12-01 at 22:28 +0000, Dean Sauer wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:59:42 +0000, Philipp Schafft wrote:
> > Also: would it be ok for you to have a global user that is allowed to do
> > that or does it need to be the source user or does it need to be any
> > source user (anyone allowed to stream to that mountpoint)?
> Since I am likely the source case of this request...
> A global user, other than the existing one setup for sources??
> NO. I don't wish to give out any more information to sources other than:
> server URL/IP
> mountpoint name
> Setup darkice as follows... with the above... 
> That's all they get.
> If I specify specific credentials per mountpoint then ONLY THOSE *AND* 
> ADMIN should be able to send metadata.

As I told in the other mail on this thread with 2.4.2 you can set the
right to do so on every role. This includes mount specific roles.

> I actually like the idea of white listing IP's as well...
> > That is a very important question to answer the above!
> > 
> > Thank you and have a good evening!
> I am in no rush, as 2.3.2 is the only version in the repos for my distro, 
> and I don't compile, ever, never, ever, never. (I have enough headaches 
> to deal with already without self inflicted ones.) 
> We won't upgrade past 2.3.2 till this is resolved in our favor, or not at 
> all if a choice is made to forgo this option. This option is more 
> important than the security, and I am not giving out admin credentials to 
> any one.

I'm sorry to say so, but if you don't care about security at all you can
also just publish your admin password.

Current trunk (that will be 2.4.2) contains what you need. I would be
happy to see you on IRC or drop me a mail offering some help with
testing the changes.

Have a nice evening!

 (Rah of PH2)
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