[Icecast] HTTP authentication

Marvin Scholz epirat07 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 14 19:33:02 UTC 2019



On 14 Sep 2019, at 21:09, Mikel Sanz | 20 ComunicaciĆ³n wrote:

> Hi. I'm trying to set up a mountpoint with authentication type="htpasswd".
>
> It's correctly set up, but I have problems to listen in some players. In
> Winamp, I've tried this URL structure:
> http://user:password@server:port/mountpoint.
> But in VLC, with same structure, a window is opened requesting that data
> every time.

This is a bug in VLC. Anyway you should avoid to put the username and
password in the URL as thats a potential security issue.

>
> In HTML5 players, the same problem.
>
> How can I play this audio stream with user and password in the URL?

What exactly is your usecase?

>
> Thanks!
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