[Icecast] HTTP authentication

Philipp Schafft phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net
Mon Sep 16 12:37:54 UTC 2019

Good afternoon,

On Sat, 2019-09-14 at 22:24 +0200, Mikel Sanz | 20 Comunicación wrote:
> Yes, I know, but, from what I see, the "allow_duplicate_users = 0" option
> is not really usable, because of these problems that it generates in many
> players. Therefore, I think it would be interesting for Icecast to allow
> the option to limit to 2 (or those defined in the configuration), so that
> it can be used and limited, at least. I think that new option is very
> necessary.

In 2.5.x there ACLs have a setting of "connections-per-user" which can
be set to any number you like.

But this is not a good way to limit to a specific amount of sessions. It
limits the connections. If you want to limit sessions you need to take
care of sessions...

With best regards,

Philipp Schafft (CEO/Geschäftsführer) 
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