[FFmpeg-devel] RTSP over HTTP tunnel authentication

Martin Storsjö martin
Mon Jun 14 20:40:50 CEST 2010

On Mon, 14 Jun 2010, Stas Oskin wrote:

> > For what it's worth, I read the fine manual and set up password 
> > protected viewing with DSS. Even then, no password was requested for 
> > the get/post requests, only for the actual RTSP requests within the 
> > tunneled session.
> We actually might be speaking of same things but under different terms.

No, we're not.

> In my experience, auth is required twice:
> 1) Single GET request, that establishes channel for receiving RTSP responses
> and actual data.
> 2) Single POST request, that establishes channel for sending RTSP request.
> I.e., the auth is sent with GET and with POST - each RTSP request/reply is
> already passing through the established channels and does not require any
> additional authentications.

I didn't seen this behaviour when I've tested it with DSS at least. If you 
do have such a sample, please share it with me. Until that, we'll just be 
arguing back and forth without actually getting anywhere.

Also, when replying, make sure your own reply gets written at the correct 
quoting level and not messing up the original quote. Your replies look 
like this: 
When reading that, it is quite hard to know that the second line of the 
quote actually was written by you, not by me.

// Martin

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