Access authorization

    Authorization allows you to control access to channels and allows you to save viewing statistics.

    Enable authorization:

    Go to Settings -> HTTP Authentication and check the check box Enable built-in HTTP/HLS authentication


    After that - click the "Apply & Restart" button after this action - users (in the Settings -> Users section) will have additional authorization types.


    This type of authorization will allow you to use tokens, access by ip, login/password, limiting connections and the ability to set the date on which the user is active.

    Go to Settings -> Users, and in the upper right corner click on the NEW USER button. The add user window will open.


    Description of fields:

    • LOGIN - Username. (example "testuser")
    • PASSWORD - password (example "87326848")
    • COMMENT - comment (example "test user")
    • TYPE - user type:
      • user - cannot access the web interface. The account is used only for authorization (for example in VLC)
      • observer - adds access rights to the web interface with read-only rights
      • administrator - full access rights.
    • TOKEN - token (example "8732684ydbeb8")
    • IP - IP address of the user.
    • STB - option reserved for middleware
    • EXPIRATION - It is possible to set the time for which the account will be active.
    • LIMIT CONNECTIONS - limiting connections to client devices.
    • PACKAGES - channel packages.

    client authorization examples:

    • http://server address:8000/playlist.m3u8?auth=testuser:87326848 - HTTP Play with login and password
    • http://server address:8000/playlist.m3u8?token=112277668833743 - HTTP Play with token

    HTTP Authentication


    In the field, enter the address of the Stalker Portal (for example "") This option enables "Temporary URL" support for working with theMinistra/Stalker portal In the settings of the Ministra/Stalker portal enable the option "Temporary URL - Flussonic support"


    It is possible to add IP addresses / networks whose users will have access to streams without authorization.


    Black list. It is possible to add IP addresses / networks whose users will not have access to streams, even if they have a login / password or a token.