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[Openvpn-users] Re: OpenVPN GUI 1.0-beta19 Feedback


  • Subject: [Openvpn-users] Re: OpenVPN GUI 1.0-beta19 Feedback
  • From: Anthony Ewell <aewell@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 14:30:40 -0700

Mathias Sundman wrote:
On Fri, 24 Sep 2004, Anthony Ewell wrote:

Mathias Sundman wrote:

There's a new version of OpenVPN GUI for Windows available for download:
http://www.nilings.se/openvpn


  Some feedback on b19.

4)  on the server side (OpenVPN running as a service),
when a client attaches to the tunnel, the color of
B19 does not change.


I could change it so the icon shows green when the service is started, and red when it isn't. Would that be useful?

Yes, that would be useful. Idea: when you are indicating the service is running, make only one of the monitors green. That would make it easier to tell an outbound connection from a running service. When the service is stopped, make only one of the monitors red.

Another idea: on your menu that shows "start, stop, restart",
place a check mark by start or stop to show its status.
(Like the "Default printer" check mark.)  Hmmm,
maybe it would be a better idea to gray out the active state.
Although, graying it out, it might be misinterpreted as
disabled.   I will leave this up to your better wisdom.

--Tony





Currently the color of the icon is only affected by starting the individual connections from the menu with "Connect".



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