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Re: Linuxconf

> Does it provide http or require you run a webserver?  This is a problem with
> pachages like dwww.  They're just cgi-bin and require that you configure a
> browser to use them.  If there are also X and text interfaces, this is
> prolly not a bad idea (do you REALLY wanna risk web access to your system
> config?)
> I sure wouldn't without SSL3.  Oh wait, encryption is bad right?  Only
> people who need it are hackers and terrorists.  Oops.  heh (for anyone who
> did NOT catch the dripping sarcasm, it's there trust me..)

Linuxconf implements http by itself, usually sticking to a non standard http port.  That way, you won't need an additional web server for running it.  I recently heard that the author was working on adding SSL support, but I don't know what the status of that project is right now.


M. S.

Martin A. Soto J.                           Profesor
Departamento de Ingenieria de Sistemas y Computacion
Universidad de los Andes      masoto@uniandes.edu.co

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