[Icecast] HTTP authentication
Mikel Sanz | 20 Comunicación
mikel at 20comunicacion.com
Sat Sep 14 19:39:02 UTC 2019
I would like to have a private signal, which can only be tuned by whoever
has the username and password, and know who is connected. But I wish the
URL could be delivered with the username and password, to open it directly
on a player or receiving device... Thanks.
El sáb., 14 sept. 2019 a las 21:33, Marvin Scholz (<epirat07 at gmail.com>)
> On 14 Sep 2019, at 21:09, Mikel Sanz | 20 Comunicación wrote:
> > Hi. I'm trying to set up a mountpoint with authentication
> > 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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