Thu, 28 Feb 2002 12:53:34 -0500
So, the user selects his/her role as "wb:Web-based System Management"
(which we refer to as webmin for short... and probably use some webmin
code--ideally use a )...
then what next?
Judging from the complexity of options, at some point we may want to
stay away from remote control-based browsing...
Though the remote control can be used as a launch point for common
tasks. It could help to think of what these common tasks are...
Unix user management
Cron job management
Disk usage monitoring
I'm not sure if I can come up with a total list (or veto things
like printer configuration) correctly. Simpler the better of course....
Felicia Berryman wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> > (However, feature overload and security are
> > obviously factors in all of this.)
> Looking at the screen shots, I think it might be nice to have a page
> which gives some very common commands (i.e. update rpms) and then put a
> link/button called advanced features to the other page. That way,
> system overload is controlled, but the accessibility is still there if
> someone really loves using the web interface.
> I'm truly not trying to be annoying, but "webmin" might be a great name
> for the handhold idea that you were trying to communicate. Especially
> if you use the code from webmin, it will give credit to it.
> Felicia Berryman
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Scott Harrison -- Graduate Student
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Mich. State. Univ., East Lansing, MI