[mythtv] hello and question

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Dec 20 16:04:28 UTC 2012

On 12/19/2012 21:34, Michael Watson wrote:
> On 20/12/2012 8:35 AM, Dan Wilga wrote:
>> On 12/19/12 12:10 PM, Peter Hoopes wrote:
>>> I'd like to implement a number of MythTV
>>> Frontends across campus, but I would /really like/ to disable the RECORD
>>> option.
>> Most likely, you'd also want to disable anything that makes permanent
>> changes to the recordings or settings, like delete, transcode,
>> commercial flagging, storage group changes, recording rule editing,
>> etc. It sounds to me like you need a much dumber client than
>> Mythfrontend. A DNLA-based player would probably be a good choice, or
>> maybe XBMC with the MythTV plugin.
> Wouldn't need the MythTV Plugin, just create a video source using
> myth:// protocol (native to XBMC Eden)

If you give access to the internal Myth protocol to the end users, all 
of the security issues mentioned come into play. There is no security in 
the internal protocol.

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