[vlc-devel] Re: [streaming] VoD with authentication

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Mon Mar 6 17:10:36 CET 2006

I'm sure that we are VERY interested in this.
We would love to see this code be contributed. Any help in getting it  
into vlc trunk would be highly appreciated.


On 6-mrt-2006, at 17:03, Son Minh Tran wrote:

> Dear all,
> Recently due to (thanks to) the need of  our  project  here, I  
> implemented  the  authentication  feature  for VoD (based on RTSP)   
> into  VLC. So if  you are interested in this  feature  I can  
> resubmit the modified code to  you. Some more details  on the  this  
> authentication are followings:
> - As VOD client, you can start Vlc with 2 more options:     --rtsp- 
> user <string>    for   RTSP user name   and --rtsp-pwd <string>   
> for  RTSP password. They will be used if  the VoD server asks for  
> authentication
> - As VOD server, you can start Vlc with 4 more options:
> 1. --rtsp-authen, --no-rtsp-authen  RTSP with authentication  
> (default disabled)
> 2. --rtsp-masked-pwd, --no-rtsp-masked-pwd Shadowed password  
> (default disabled). It means the password file located on  
> serverside does not expose the raw password in the file
> 3. --rtsp-pwd-file <string>   Password file containing users (who  
> can access the server) and their passwords
> 4. --rtsp-realm <string>      Realm for password: used to  mask the  
> passwork in the password file
> You let me  know your opions on this feature
> Regards
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