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Thread: GoCoder and publish.password for authentication

  1. #1

    Default GoCoder and publish.password for authentication

    Hello,

    Right now, in order to authenticate GoCoder, you must include your user credentials in "[install-dir]/conf/publish.password" ..

    Is there any way to tell Wowza to look at the "[install-dir]/applications/[appname]/publish.password" file instead?

    It would seem that if all usernames/passwords are stored in that one file (and not separated by applications), it will allow any user/pass to publish to any application which is a problem.

    Thanks!

  2. #2

    Default

    Hello there,

    Please see this article:
    How to use a per application publish.password file

    Kind regards,

    Salvadore

  3. #3

    Default

    Thank you.

    It would appear, for Wowza 4.x, we need to have the following property added:

    <Property>
    <Name>securityPublishPasswordFile</Name>
    <Value>${com.wowza.wms.context.VHostConfigHome}/applications/${com.wowza.wms.context.Application}/publish.password</Value>
    </Property>

    Thanks for the tip!

  4. #4

    Default

    Yes, that is right. I am sorry, it looks like I linked to the old method.

    Thanks for pointing this out. And for anyone looking for this in the future, here is the updated method:
    Configure per-application authentication using properties

    Thanks again.

    Salvadore

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