[vlc-devel] Open video on non shared folder on a remote machine

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at videolan.org
Fri Oct 8 11:08:33 CEST 2010

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 4:58 PM, Yair Han <yair.han at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using the ActiveX plugin on a web page and I want to play a video on a
> remote machine that my logged in user don’t have necessary credentials. Is
> there a way to pass the relevant username and password through the VLC
> interface to open the video? Can I pass the username and password to the UDP
> module or to any other module in order to add/open a network connection?

That can only be done using a connection oriented protocol, like TCP,

The user and password information (depends on protocol) can go in the
URI, like eg:

> If it is not supported can you suggest the best practice to add it?
> Thanks,
> Yair

Kind Regards,
Jean-Paul Saman

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