Password Protected Podcasts
Podcasting is a silent background task, and as such, can not safely show popup dialogs that ask for user information like a username or password.
To use password protected Podcasts, login credentials must be included in the Podcast Feed URL.
To add credentials to a URL, follow this form:
If you have special characters, replace them with these replacements:
- Replace @ with %40
- Replace the . with %2E
Feed URL with credentials: http://test:email@example.com/podcast.xml
Feed URL with credentials: http://test%40jriver%2Ecom:firstname.lastname@example.org/podcast.xml