[mythtv-users] set password for backend web server?

Anthony Giggins seven at seven.dorksville.net
Wed Sep 12 21:46:15 UTC 2012

On 13 September 2012 01:28, David Brieck Jr. <dbrieck at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 11:11 AM, Josh Rosenberg <mythtv at desh.info> wrote:
>> All,
>> I just learned about the backend web server at port 6544!  It's pretty
>> fantastic; this (and HLS in particular) might finally convince me that
>> I don't need a Slingbox alongside my Myth setup.
>> One problem, though, is security.  I'm concerned that, if I forward
>> port 6544 at my home IP address to port 6544 of my primary backend,
>> then anyone can access my recordings.  I would have the same worry
>> about the mythweb frontend web access, except Mythbuntu supports
>> adding HTTP Digest password protection for it.  Is there any way I can
>> do the same for the backend 6544 server?  I am very much a beginner
>> with Apache, and could perhaps figure out the right stanza to add to a
>> .htaccess file (though help would be appreciated), but I don't even
>> know where to find or put said access file...
>> Note that I'm pretty sure this is a totally different thing than the
>> admin:mythtv password combination that I needed to install JW Player.
>> I'm running 0.25 via Mythbuntu 12.04, on a combined FE/BE.
>> Thanks!
>> Josh
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> You'll need to run something like


which may or may not work although I Haven't had a chance to try this
myself, SSH is likely the better option.


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