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wt-newell

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tools/webconsole requirements?
« on: December 08, 2020, 03:26:14 PM »

What is required on the guest VM for the webconsole to work? I was just playing around, and it seems like the webconsole will not allow logins with my usual ssh server config. I run a non-standard port instead of tcp/22, and I turn off password authentication to force public key auth. The only way I could get the webconsole to work was to run the ssh server on port 22 and allow password auth, which feels less secure than keys only.

If I had to guess, I'd say the webconsole doesn't actually connect to /dev/console (or /dev/ttyS0, etc), but hits the ssh port instead. I also didn't see any way to select the tcp port number.

For me, an emergency console that requires ssh password auth on port 22 isn't very useful.
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Re: tools/webconsole requirements?
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2021, 05:32:39 PM »

Hi, sorry for that late reply.

Please clarify what you mean with Webconsole? Do you mean the basic tools from customer panel? If yes, please take care that this is just a basic SSH tool on standard TCP22.
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