At 10:34 AM 12/1/2003, Boris Rudoy wrote:
>I believe access authorization is reliable. No clear text password, isn't
>it? Or I should use https for this reason?
If I were going to do this (and I'm not), I would at least use HTTPS with
client X509 certificates.
What I =do= do is ssh through the m0n0wall to a host on the LAN side, and
then run lynx pointed back at the m0n0wall. Some folks I know do the same
thing in GUI land by using a Remote Desktop (RDP) connection through the
m0n0wall and then pointing a browser back at the m0n0wall.
The point, I guess, is that you want to leave your firewall as simple and
rock-solid as you can. Every feature you add is a potential exploit.
That is perhaps why there seems to be a schizophrenic view of m0n0wall on
the Soekris net4501. Is it a firewall? Is it a network appliance? It
shouldn't be both.
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