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 From:  Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque dot com>
 To:  Fred Mol <fredlist at xs4all dot nl>
 Cc:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Re: ssh module
 Date:  Sat, 17 Jul 2004 01:43:52 +0800 (MYT)
On Fri, 16 Jul 2004, Fred Mol wrote:

> I think Manuel already has expressed his views on ssh support in
> m0nowall. I even agree with him (that it's not a good idea). However,
> I'm having problems with my pptp (adsl) wan connection and I needed
> something better than exec.php to diagnose the problems.

if you have physical access to the m0n0wall, and with a null serial cable,
you can place a /bin/sh exec as the last line in /etc/rc of the m0n0wall
image and get a shell on the serial console. this is what i do on my
m0n0walls, especially during development. this way, even if i had to leave
the m0n0wall running with the shell, only someone with physical access
could compromise the box.

Regards,                           /\_/\   "All dogs go to heaven."
dinesh at alphaque dot com                (0 0)    http://www.alphaque.com/
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