[Icecast] getting IP address with URL authentication

Philipp Schafft phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net
Wed Feb 2 15:48:37 UTC 2022

Good morning,

On Mon, 2022-01-31 at 20:27 -0800, Milton Huang wrote:
> When I have used Icecast without authentication, the access.log
> generated includes the IP address of the client in the first field as
> specified in 
> https://gitlab.xiph.org/xiph/icecast-server/-/blob/master/src/logging.h
> When I implement URL authentication, however, the first field is now
> always Am I setting something up wrong in my
> configuration?

this sound very strange to me as the auth system does not interact with
the logging.

My guess here would be that it is something unrelated such as a bad
firewall, load balancer, or reverse proxy.

Maybe you want to check for that. You can also use netstat or similar
tools to see where the connections to Icecast originate from.

With best regards,

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