eshorkey at commonpointservices dot com wrote:
> Shell access via ssh would also make development of new features a lot easier
> for those of us that don't have a seokris and another bsd box to be the image
> Quoting "Gorm J. Siiger" <gjs at sonnit dot dk>:
>>>I once made a cash donation to the project, and then followed up by asking
>>>for ssh. Manuel asked me what I thought I would do with ssh access, since
>>>there was no shell, no text editor, etc. My only answer was "uh...dick
>>>around, like on my FreeBSD system". After a couple more e-mails, I
>>>that having ssh access in m0n0wall did not make sense, and withdrew the
>>I'm working daily with enterprise firewall's (not the small kind) - and if I
>>didn't have shell access to the boxes support would take 3-10 times longer
>>and be alot more complex.
>>tcpdump is your most important tool in debugging and problem solving, sure
>>you can put up three or four local sniffers, do port mirroring and other
>>stuff but it takes time and cost money.
>>So I see two ways of solving this problem:
>>1. Make shell access via SSH and give access to tcpdump, ping, tracroute,
>>2. I know there is a client/server tcpdump util, and with the client you can
>>dump remotely on the box from you pc.
>>I'm using m0n0wall for some things, and it's a great piece of software. But
>>with shell access - it would definately be better.
>>Gorm J. Siiger - SonnIT
I'm curious, do you guys run m0n0wall on compact flash or hard drive? If
compact flash, how large is the CF card?