Re: Missing readme for icecast
On Sat, Oct 26, 2002 at 12:57:18PM -0700, Leo Spalteholz spake thusly:
> On October 26, 2002 11:51 am, Leo Spalteholz wrote:
> > > It appears you need to use an input file containing your
> > > plaintext password - create that with a text editor, or with
> > > 'echo password > filename'.
> > >
> > > Then type 'makepasswd --crypt --clearfrom filename' and it will
> > > output the plaintext password followed by the encrypted version.
> > > Copy and paste that into /etc/icecast/icecast.conf
> > Ok thanks I'll try that.
> Hmm.. Well its running but everytime a source tries to connect it
> > [26/Oct/2002:12:41:16] Kicking source 10 [pt004rdt013.res.uvic.ca]
> [Bad Password] [encoder], connected for 0 seconds, 0 bytes
> transfered. -1 sources connected
> -> [26/Oct/2002:12:41:16] Kicking all 0 clients for source 10
> I did what you suggested, and the output of makepasswd was:
> boxserver:/etc/icecast/etc# makepasswd --crypt --clearfrom temp
> icecast 178UHCz5f3wWU
> then I copied that into my icecast.conf file so I have a line like
> encoder_password 178UHCz5f3wWU
> Is that right?
That's about what I did... you have your source client sending the
password in cleartext though, don't you?