[Icecast] Send admin kill request to server

Fred Gleason fredg at paravelsystems.com
Wed Feb 15 15:57:13 UTC 2023

On Feb 14, 2023, at 13:24, HGAlt <hgalt at gmx.net> wrote:

> I am a little bit confused!
> <>
> This is an example of the Icecast documentation for kill a client.
> And this is a HTTP GET, which is send to the Icecast server.
> You also wrote, that there are no user and pass for an API.
> What I have to know, what does the Icecast server expect?
> If there is no user and pass, how the server knows, that is a valid request.

You should be able to send this with proper HTTP authentication parameters by using CURL. Something like:

	curl -u admin:hackme <>

This is different from encoding the parameters as if they were part of an HTML form.


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