MediaCP Manual
    1. Getting Started
    2. Sales Questions
    3. Frequently Asked Questions
    4. Transcoder System Benchmarks
    5. Start your own streaming platform
    1. Change account currency
    2. Product Licensing
    1. Introduction
    2. Installation & Upgrade
      1. System Requirements
      2. Versions & Releases
      3. Installation
      4. Upgrading
      5. SSL Certificates
      6. Streaming Servers
        1. Nginx-Rtmp Video Server
        2. Wowza Streaming Engine
        3. Flussonic Media Server
        4. Video Feature Comparison
        5. Icecast 2 / Icecast KH
    3. Billing Integration
      1. WHMCS Integration Guide
      2. Clientexec Integration Guide
      3. Blesta Integration Guide
    4. Migrate from other software
      1. Migrate From Centovacast
      2. Migrate From AzuraCast
    5. Backup & Restoration
      1. Backup MediaCP
      2. Restore MediaCP
      3. Transfer to another server
    6. Administration
      1. Change MediaCP domain name
      2. Move media to another hard disk
      3. Secure your server
      4. Troubleshooting Login Errors
      5. Custom Facebook App
      6. Custom Web Service Configurations
      7. Reset Admin Password
      8. Port 80 / 443 Proxy
      9. MediaCP System Commands
      10. Admin Tools
    7. Scaling
      1. Scale with Wowza and CloudFront CDN
      2. Nginx-Rtmp with CloudFront CDN
    8. Troubleshooting
      1. Reporting Troubleshooting
      2. Troubleshooting Liquidsoap AutoDJ
      3. Video Relay Troubleshooting
      4. Grant access to support team
      5. Troubleshooting Wowza Streaming Engine
      6. FTP Troubleshooting
      7. MySQL Database Troubleshooting
    1. Introduction
    2. Administrators Dashboard
    3. System Configuration
      1. General
      2. Services
      3. Video Players
      4. Albums
      5. Email
      6. Plugins
      7. Statistics
      8. Backups
      9. Custom HTML
      10. Misc
    4. Customer Accounts
      1. Managing existing Customers
      2. Create a new Customer
      3. Deleting a Customer
      4. Send email to Customer
      5. Login as another Customer
      6. Reset Customer Password
    5. Reseller Accounts
      1. Reseller Plans
      2. Create a Reseller Account
    6. Media Services
      1. Creating a Media Service
      2. Deleting a Media Service
    7. Announcements
      1. Managing Announcements
      2. Creating Announcement
      3. Deleting Announcement
    8. Statistics
    9. Software Health
    10. Software Updates
    11. Email Templates
    12. API
    1. Introduction
    2. Audio Operation Manual
      1. Basics 101
      2. Station Overview
      3. Media Library
      4. Playlists
        1. General Rotation
        2. Jingles & Advertising
        3. Scheduling
        4. Repeat Protection
      5. Live DJ Connections
      6. Live Stream Recording
      7. DJ Manager
      8. Country Blocking
      9. Stream Proxy
      10. Stream Authentication
      11. Widgets & Links
      12. Reporting
    3. Video Operation Manual
      1. Basics 101
      2. Service Overview
      3. File Manager
      4. Scheduling
      5. Stream Targets
      6. Streaming to Your Service
      7. GeoIP Country Locking
      8. Widgets & Links
      9. Reporting
    4. Reseller Operations Manual
      1. Reseller Dashboard
      2. Customers
      3. Media Services
    1. Submit a feature request
    2. Wowza Custom Properties
    3. API Documentation
    4. Custom Domain Names
    5. Shoutcast 2 Admin Guide
    6. Wowza and Flussonic on same system
    1. Shoutcast 2 Premium
    2. Mount Points
    3. Managing Media Using FTP
    4. Shoutcast 2 Live Broadcasting
    5. DJ Priorities
    6. HTML5 Audio Player
    7. Broadcasting with AutoDJ
    1. Getting started with video streaming
    2. Live Streaming Overview
    3. TV Station Overview
    4. Ondemand Video Streaming
    5. GeoIP Country Locking
    6. VAST Advertising
    7. Relay & IP Camera
    8. Stream Recording
    9. Connecting your encoder
    10. Preparing Your Media Files
    11. Managing Media Using FTP
    12. Understanding Video Playlists
    13. Embedding player on your website
    14. Smooth Streaming and Content Transition
    15. Video Transcoding (Adaptive Bitrate Streaming)
    16. Image Logo or Watermark Overlay on Video Stream
    17. DVR Rewind
    18. Statistics
    19. Facebook Live Streaming
    20. Youtube Stream Publishing
    21. Twitch Stream Publishing
    22. Shoutcast 2 Stream Publishing
    23. Icecast Stream Publishing
    24. RTMP Stream Publishing
    1. Cloud Video Overview
    2. Admin Manual - Cloud Video
      1. Plans & Customers
      2. WHMCS Billing Provisioning Module
      3. Login to your cloud platform
      4. Dashboard - A First Look
      5. Branding your platform
      6. Team & Staff Members
      7. Activating VOD on Customer Plan
    3. User Manual - Cloud Video
      1. Login to your video platform
      2. First Look
      3. Creating a Channel
      4. Channel Overview
      5. Broadcasting
      6. Recording
      7. Fallback Video
      8. TV Channels - 24x7 UGC
      9. Video on Demand
      10. VOD Playlists
      11. Publishing
      12. Viewing Analytics
      13. Publish Zoom Meetings
      14. Advertising
      15. Restreaming IP Cameras
    4. Video Guide Series
    5. Streaming Best Practices
    6. Feature Comparison
    7. Roadmap & Release Notes
Stream Authentication

Last updated 2 months ago

The Stream Authentication feature is available on Icecast services and allows you to secure mountpoints such that in order to listen, a listener must pass some verification test. With this feature, a simple pay-for-play operation (eg. user/pass), or some filtering based on the listener connection can be performed.

Enabling Stream Authentication

Stream Authentication Support must be enabled by your server administrator from the Service -> Configure -> Features tab. Once enabled, it will be instantly available on the service from the new Stream Authentication page.

You will then need to navigate the Mountpoint page to enable Stream Authentication on individual mountpoints in order for the feature to function. Otherwise, you will see a “User add failed – check icecast error log”.

After enabling Stream Authentication on the mountpoint you can then use the admin URL or Stream Auth page to create and manage logins for authentication. Once that has been setup you can use the HTMP5 player to test and confirm the authentication is working.

Icecast Admin

A link to the Admin URL is available from the Widgets & Links page. From there you can login as admin and manage all of your mountpoints and the stream authentication for them. 

Mount Points

Enabling Stream Authenticate for individual mount points is available on the Mount Points page.

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