[Small enhancement]import requeste

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mates
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[Small enhancement]import requeste

Postby mates » Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:00 pm

Hi

usually when I flash new firmware i am not ticking preserve settings -> i must set router again. Setting up firewall rules and static IP assigment will take a lot of time.

It is possible to add some import functionality under Firewall and Assigned Static IP Addresses?
It is not user friendly to type everytime all ports.

I assume that file could be in Json format or format like:
Hostname;MAC;IP
and
Description;Protocol;From Port;To IP;To Port

StopSpazzing
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Re: [Small enhancement]import requeste

Postby StopSpazzing » Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:32 pm

http://192.168.1.1/backup.sh

if your router IP is 192.168.1.1.

This is the backup configuration area, just save a backup and import it.

mates
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Re: [Small enhancement]import requeste

Postby mates » Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:33 am

StopSpazzing wrote:http://192.168.1.1/backup.sh

if your router IP is 192.168.1.1.

This is the backup configuration area, just save a backup and import it.


it is safe to import old backup settings?

i just want only import firewall settings or static IP assigment

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Re: [Small enhancement]import requeste

Postby Lantis » Wed Mar 30, 2016 3:03 am

It depends on:

What version you are coming from/going to.
What you want to restore.

There are ideas being tossed around for how to implement a better system but no solid outcomes yet.
Routers: Various ar71xx/mvebu/x86-64
http://lantisproject.com/downloads/gargoyle_ispyisail.php for the latest releases

StopSpazzing
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Re: [Small enhancement]import requeste

Postby StopSpazzing » Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:56 pm

Well first idea would be to allow users to select specific configurations to save, say I only want my wifi settings and my static ip giving to my dhcp devices, should be check boxes to select only those.

Then, when you go to import, or when you "attempt to preserve settings", it lets you know if the config is compatible by showing the unimportable in red, also letting you select "sections" to import.

mates
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Re: [Small enhancement]import requeste

Postby mates » Thu Mar 31, 2016 3:33 pm

sounds reasonable

better than my suggestion

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Re: [Small enhancement]import requeste

Postby ispyisail » Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:24 am

StopSpazzing wrote:Well first idea would be to allow users to select specific configurations to save, say I only want my wifi settings and my static ip giving to my dhcp devices, should be check boxes to select only those.

Then, when you go to import, or when you "attempt to preserve settings", it lets you know if the config is compatible by showing the unimportable in red, also letting you select "sections" to import.


+1

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Re: [Small enhancement]import requeste

Postby Lantis » Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:46 am

Certainly something we discussed.
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http://lantisproject.com/downloads/gargoyle_ispyisail.php for the latest releases


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