UMs with internal authentication and non windows clients

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UMs with internal authentication and non windows clients

Postby wagnbeu0 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:18 pm

Hi, we are using the free version of Unreal Media Server. We have set up 1 live stream with about 20 different accounts, and know about the limitation with 10 current users.

All our clients must use the unreal media player. Now we have the request to aloow IOS and Android Users as well. We cannot switch back from internal authentication to anything else. It is also not possible to create just one account and to give them to everyone.
How can I use Ipads and android Tablets?
I have already installed mplayer, but the connection ums://username:password@tcp:servername:port/stream does not work.
On my windows client I use this string to connect:
ums://tcp:servername:port/stream

I am asked for username for the first time, and can seve it in the client software.

Does anyone know how to use this on non-windows devices, too?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: UMs with internal authentication and non windows clients

Postby admin » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:37 pm

Hello,

Yes, mplayer should support ums-tcp and internal authentication. So open mplayer and use the same link:
ums://tcp:servername:port/stream
The content encoding must be H.264/AVC1 for video and AAC/MP3 for audio.

So mplayer should prompt you to enter username/password, just like Windows player does.
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Re: UMs with internal authentication and non windows clients

Postby wagnbeu0 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:17 pm

If I open the url I just get the following info: the server requires authentication

U use player on ios...
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Re: UMs with internal authentication and non windows clients

Postby admin » Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:23 pm

We are checking and will let you know as soon as we find out.
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Re: UMs with internal authentication and non windows clients

Postby wagnbeu0 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:05 am

Can you tell me which mplayer you were using for your internal tests? Not that I downloaded a different one ...
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