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Daxmon

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Protecting an internet-stream
« on: April 20, 2017, 05:31:17 PM »

Hello,

is there a way to protect an internet-stream ? I'm writing a program that plays streams from an IceCast-server.
This works very well, but the problem is that a user can easily find out the stream url when using a packet-sniffer.
So I was wondering if there's a way to "encrypt" a stream, or to paswordprotect it ?

grtz,

Patrick
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Re: Protecting an internet-stream
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2017, 07:15:58 PM »

Hello,

unfortunately I'm not aware about ways to protect an Internet stream: it's likely that this can be only done at server level, but it's just a guess.

Kind Regards

Severino Delaurenti
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