[Icecast] Empty username and password for stream_auth

Paul Martin pm at nowster.me.uk
Wed Jun 17 11:44:12 UTC 2020

On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 07:55:05AM +0000, Philipp Schafft wrote:
> Why does Icecast forward both requests? Very simple: Not all auth setups
> require username:password. E.g. some are only for logging and
> accounting. Some auth using the IP address, which is already known in
> the first request.

Indeed.  One of my streams has requested geoblocking, which uses
exactly the mechanism you describe.

Paul Martin <pm at nowster.me.uk>

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