[Icecast] Streaming SSL / HTTPS with m3u file
epirat07 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 10:36:19 UTC 2020
On 20 Jul 2020, at 1:12, Damian wrote:
> I solved the issue by adding my own m3u files to
> /usr/share/icecast/web but I am not sure if this is icecast
> best-practice. This also raises a few other issues as well… http
> stream links don’t appear on the icecast stream directory and stream
> titles and track metadata does not display when opening m3u files
> created in this way.
Which player did you try this with?
> I assume that there are various reasons for this…mainly that https
> connections are not really meant to be opened via m3u files, but
> instead should be opened directly in the browser. Hoping to get some
> confirmation on these suspicions.
>> On 18 Jul 2020, at 19:30, Damian <db76 at riseup.net> wrote:
>> I installed icecast2 on Debian 10 via backports for buster so that I
>> could get ssl support.
>> I’ve successfully configured iceacst to stream via ssl within the
>> browser. No problems there.
>> For instance I can successfully open a https link to the stream with
>> a URL like https://domain-name.net:8433/mountname
>> However, the same URL with .m3u at the end fails
>> The issue seems to be similar to this thread ...
>> When trying to open m3u or xspf stream links via the icecast
>> status.xsl page, it gives errors. Hovering over the m3u or xspf
>> stream links shows a https URL, but when opening the file in a
>> client, it tries to play a http stream and fails. The actual contents
>> of the file shows a http link to the stream rather than a https link.
>> Seems to be something internal to icecast.
>> The icecast.xsl config is set up for ssl as follows:
>> <hostname>IP address or domain HERE</hostname>
>> <!-- You may have multiple <listen-socket> elements-->
>> <!-- <shoutcast-mount>/stream</shoutcast-mount> -->
>> Can you confirm whether the issue in the thread above has been
>> resolved? … and is there something else I need to do in the config
>> to avert this problem?
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