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 From:  Jayden Phillips <trainguy77 at shaw dot ca>
 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:  Thu, 20 Apr 2006 16:10:30 -0600
I like this idea. I would use it! Right now the m0n0wall is on a KVM and in
our computer lab as this is where the connection comes in. We have not had a
problem yet but I would really like a password protected console.

Jayden


On 4/20/06 3:37 AM, "NADAI MAURIZIO" <MAURIZIO dot NADAI at bts dot it> wrote:

> Thank you Junior.
> I appreciate your help.
> If someone else thinks this feature is handy it might wind up in the
> official build.
> 
> Ciao
> Maurizio
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> 
> From: Junior Gillespie [mailto:junior dot gillespie at gmail dot com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 19 April, 2006 18:04
> To: NADAI MAURIZIO
> Cc: m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Feature Request: console password for
> PC-based installation.
> 
> 
> 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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