[Icecast] Password authentication problem with IOS and Android HTML5

Rajil Saraswat rajil.s at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 07:47:52 PST 2014

On Nov 18, 2014 8:55 AM, "Simon Blandford" <simon at bkconnect.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been using password protected MP3 streams for a number of years
> but I've hit against a problem. Neither Android or recent versions of
> IOS work with password protected MP3 streams.
> Now Android has dropped Flash, IOS doesn't work any more and more and
> more people expect to use their mobile devices to hear the streams. This
> is getting difficult.
> I know this isn't a problem with Icecast. I have filed a bug report to
> the Android issue tracker here with a test stream to illustrate the
> problem. If you have any Android or IOS devices feel free to try.
> https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=62632
> I am just curious if anyone else has encountered this problem and if
> there are any known work-arounds to make it work.
> Regards...
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The protected stream works in Firefox on the android phone. In my
experience xiialive player (available in google playstore) works well with
protected ogg streams.

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