web server in Samba4

Simo Sorce idra at samba.org
Thu Jun 2 12:49:05 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 16:13 -0400, Jay Fenlason wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 03:04:29PM -0500, Deryck Hodge wrote:
> > I'm aware of the advantages of text browsers in keeping sites
> > accessible... see my comments above.  Perhaps I wasn't clear in what I'm
> > asking.
> > 
> > Is this all people are concerned about -- accessibility?  Or are people
> > trying to use a text-based SWAT as a console admin tool?  What I am
> > trying to imply is that a console tool and a GUI are two different
> > things and trying to design one to be the other will be a frustrating
> > and/or futile exercise.
> If I ssh into a machine remotely, I can use lynx to administer it much
> more easily than I can start konqueror (over the ssh-link), and
> without having to do the firewall recorfiguration, NAT twiddling, etc
> that I might have to do to allow a remote browser to access the
> machine.  If text-only browsing doesn't work, I'll probably just edit
> the config files with my text-only text editor rather than try to get
> graphical browsing working to use SWAT2.
> 			-- JF

ssh -L1901:localhost:901 user at remotehost
firefox http://localhost:1901

should do it...

I do not see reachability as a good excuse.
I'm not saying we shouldn't support text based access, but accessibility
for impaired people sounds like a much more sensible reason.


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