On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 19:13:13 -0800, Jeffrey Goldberg
<jeffrey at goldmark dot org> wrote:
> I am interested in automated back-ups of a m0n0 config. I've seen the
> curl and wget examples, so I certainly can set it up. I just don't
> feel comfortable storing the m0n0wall's password en clair in some
> crontab somewhere. I would feel better if there were a separate
> user/password pair for read access only.
> I haven't looked at the m0n0 source, so I don't know how hard this
> would be to add. I'm hoping that people on this list who are more
> familiar with the internals would know whether this would be an easy or
> hard thing to do.
> Also, if were easy to do, would there be a reason not to do it?
Adding a read-only user has been discussed in the past as a desirable
feature, so it would be a welcome addition. I'm not aware of any
reasons not to do it, but when you dig into the details you might run
into some. :)