[mythtv-users] mythweb stream .htaccess

Peter Bowyer peter at bowyer.org
Thu Dec 21 09:39:45 UTC 2006

On 21/12/06, Chris Petersen <lists at forevermore.net> wrote:
> koen mythtv wrote:
> > I want to start streaming my music collection from mythweb.
> > but when i load a playlist xmms says 401 authorisation required.
> >
> > I secured mythweb with .htaccess and digest method.
> > How do i 'open' the mythweb/music directory so that i can stream?
> >
> > I tried following the howto in the wiki for mythweb securing but that does
> > not work for me.
> Just thought I'd let people know that I added some stuff to the apache
> conf file in svn trunk that should let music streaming work.  Basically,
> I put in a couple of overrides that disable authentication for a couple
> of specific URLs.  I also added an override for those who run MythWeb
> over https, since it seems that most music players don't touch https.
> That does, of course, mean that you essentially have to run two copies
> of MythWeb.

You must be psychic - I ran into this just yesterday - was going to do
the same when I got around to it (I do Apache)...

Many thanks to you and the other contributors for MythWeb - don't know
how I could live without it.

Peter Bowyer
Email: peter at bowyer.org

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