[mythtv] Disabling Authentication in Webfrontend?

Dag Nygren dag at newtech.fi
Fri Sep 15 16:03:44 UTC 2017


On Friday 15 September 2017 10:56:30 Bill Meek wrote:
> On 09/15/2017 10:38 AM, Dag Nygren wrote:

> That error literally means that the "Key wasn't received.
> You'll have to paste the command you sent rather
> than my example (don't need to know your hostname.)
> 
> You successfully used Key earlier in:
> 
>     curl -H 'Accept: application/json' yourBackendHostOrIP:6544/Myth/GetSetting?Key=HTTP/Protected/Urls\&HostName=_GLOBAL_
> 
> However, PutSetting requires a POST so for curl, that means
> using the --data switch. I guess you could try wget in place
> of curl. Or, could something else be eating the postdata
> (like your web server.)

I did a direct copy/paste just replacing the hostname.
And this internally with direct access to the mythtv server
so no Webserver in between.
And the tool is curl (unless the distro replaces it).

Should the Key part be in the URL perhaps?

Best
Dag



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