Mpd provides HTTP interface for monitoring and control purposes. This chapter describes commands for configuring Mpd's web server.
set web open
Opens the web server, i.e., creates the listening TCP socket.
set web close
Closes the web server, i.e., closes the listening TCP socket.
set web self ip [ port ]
Sets the credentials for the web-listener. After changing one of these options, the web must be closed and re-opened for the changes to take effect.
The default is '127.0.0.1 5006'.
set web enable option ...
set web disable option ...
These commands configure various web server options.
disable commands determine
whether we want the corresponding option.
The options available for the web are:
This option enables basic authorisation on web server.
The default is enable.
You can send any set of command allowed by privileges via WEB server for mpd infrastructure integration. Depending on URL used mpd supports two response formats: text/html (/cmd?command1&...) and text/plain (/bincmd?command1&...). Also you can see output `show summary` command in JSON format, typing `/json` in URL.