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 From:  "Junior Gillespie" <junior dot gillespie at gmail dot com>
 To:  "NADAI MAURIZIO" <MAURIZIO dot NADAI at bts dot it>
 Cc:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Feature Request: console password for PC-based installation.
 Date:  Wed, 19 Apr 2006 11:04:09 -0500
Maurizio,

Actually, to save you from re-inventing the wheel, I have already developed
this feature which allows one to enter the administrator's password, which
is concealed, and then is forwarded to the menu.

Let me get these togeather for you, and let you decide if you want to
implement them.

Junior


On 4/19/06, NADAI MAURIZIO <MAURIZIO dot NADAI at bts dot it> wrote:
>
> Ok, I must admit that I overlooked that option as a possible solution.
>
> Still, disabling the console is not the same as protecting it with a
> password.
> I appreciate the possibility to disable the console, but having it
> password protected would be a plus.
>
> Bottom line: I can live with that, and I'm still more than happy with my
> m0n0!
>
> Ciao
> Maurizio
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Tollison [mailto:kevin at kwtassoc dot com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 19 April, 2006 13:46
> To: NADAI MAURIZIO; m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall-dev] Feature Request: console password for
> PC-based installation.
>
> In the Advanced Menu under the System heading there is a option to
> disable the console.  Go will have to reboot the system each time you
> change the option.
>
> --
> Kevin
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: NADAI MAURIZIO [mailto:MAURIZIO dot NADAI at bts dot it]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 3:51 AM
> To: m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall-dev] Feature Request: console password for PC-based
> installation.
>
> Hi.
>
> May I suggest a feature that I could not locate on the current version
> of m0n0wall?
>
> A way to lock the console (PC console, not the webGUI, of course) would
> make a PC-based installation a little safer. I keep the PC with m0n0wall
> attached to a KVM (since I'm still testing it) and I have no way to
> prevent access to the console.
>
> Thank you.
> Maurizio
>
>
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--
Thanks,

Junior