Motion - Config Option Stream Auth Method

stream_auth_method

  • Type: Discrete Strings
  • Range / Valid values: 0, 1, 2
  • Default: 0
  • Group: Stream and Webcontrol

This parameter establishes desired authentication method for the stream and web control ports. Disabled (0), Basic (1), MD5 Digest (2), This parameter establishes desired authentication method for the stream and web control ports. Disabled (0), Basic (1), MD5 Digest (2)

The parameters have the following meaning.

  • 0 = disabled
  • 1 = Basic authentication
  • 2 = MD5 digest (the safer authentication)

Note that if you are enabling the webcontrol feature of Motion, you really really really ... should enable security authentications. No. Seriously. You really should. See the security warnings in this document regarding how it completely opens up your system.
Topic revision: r2 - 07 Aug 2016, KennethLavrsen
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