Re: connected users

From: Chuck Pitre <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 1998 08:58:28 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 2 Jan 1998, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

Oh, I agree totally that web management is probably a better way of doing
things.. the problem is, I'm old fashioned :) I don't trust the web
enough... ( yeah I know.. stupid.. but hey ;) I'll probably install it
for the fun of it....

> You can always make a CLI from a Web management CGI. See the "client"
> program with Squid or any other CLI Web client like GNU's wget or like
> url_get (or the libwww if you use Perl).
> Advantage of Web management: it works both with managers (who use
> Netscape Platinum Extra 64) and with administrators (who write a custom
> Perl script launched from cron to page them if there is a trouble). It
> works from any management box (unlike $$$-burners like NetView or
> SunNetManager). Apache or Squid use it nicely. For programmers, it's
> easier to provide a Web management interface than a SNMP interface.

Chuck Pitre
ViaNet Internet Solutions Technical Consultant
128 Larch Street ph: 675-0400
P3E 5J8 fax: 675-0404

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