[Icecast] Custom Hooks
phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net
Wed Nov 7 14:38:24 UTC 2018
On Wed, 2018-11-07 at 08:08 -0500, Alex Hackney wrote:
> When I stream with winamp, it appears to ask for a username and password
> Everytime. If I just set the return to true no matter what, will it prevent
> the client from asking for a password?
This sounds like there is a configuration problem. Icecast by itself
does not send a 401 without a negative reply from the server (or a
Maybe you can share your <mount> block (with passwords removed (if any))
Please also check your error.log for any problems. Related lines should
include "auth" somewhere in them.
With best regards,
> On Sun, Nov 4, 2018, 06:57 Thomas B. Rücker <thomas at ruecker.fi wrote:
> > On 11/02/2018 11:41 PM, Alex Hackney wrote:
> > > I am looking for a way that I can use to send a hook to my api when
> > > particular things happen.
> > >
> > > For instance, i need to know when listeners or sources connect or
> > > disconnect and when song meta data changes on a stream.
> > >
> > > I see this data on the log and can write a script to do it by
> > > monitoring the log but does icecast have a better way?
> > >
> > > Almost looks like the auth block could do it but I don't want to
> > > prompt listeners for a login.
> > >
> > That's actually how you do it. You use the URL-auth backend and always
> > return positive authentication.
> > Please make sure that you are running version 2.4.4 though. Older
> > versions have a security issue in the URL-auth code!
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