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Offline rcfa

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[ER] including ipv6calc ?
« on: June 08, 2012, 08:35:50 pm »
There's a point against feature creep, but given that this is a firewall/routing platform, a tool like this might be immensely useful:

http://www.deepspace6.net/projects/ipv6calc.html

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Re: [ER] including ipv6calc ?
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2012, 01:23:18 am »
it's easy to include in the builds, but you want a gui page for it?

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Re: [ER] including ipv6calc ?
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2012, 03:24:34 am »
it's easy to include in the builds, but you want a gui page for it?

Well, that would be nice, but just being able to ssh to the devcice, going to the shell, and doing some work, cut&paste into the web interface would be better than nothing, because the alternative would be to install it (if at all possible) on every client from which a pfSense box is being administered, or having to open up an ssh connection to some other host, just to run the utility.
Maybe I'm a bit atypical in the sense that a lot of the things I do is on non-local devices, but I like the idea that all the tools I need to adminster a device are local to it.
Actually, the one major draw-back of many things being done at the shell level is that pfSense doesn't include man pages...
« Last Edit: June 09, 2012, 03:26:15 am by rcfa »

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Re: [ER] including ipv6calc ?
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2012, 06:00:18 pm »
Sounds like a better candidate for a package.

Can't argue feature bloat if it's a package. :-)
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