pacmanager man page

pac — Perl Auto Connector


pac [options]


pac is a (simple?) GUI to manage/launch connections to remote machines with:
Simple GUI to manage/launch connections to remote machines.
Scripting possibilities, 'ala' SecureCRT
Configurable [Pre|Post]-connection local commands execution.
Configurable list of macros (commands) to execute locally when connected or to send to connected client.
Configurable list of conditional executions on connected machine via 'Expect':
. forget about SSH certificates
. chain multiple ssh connections
. automate tunnels creation
. with line-send delay capabilities!! etc...
KeePassX integration!
Ability to connect to machines through a Proxy server!
CLUSTER connections.
Wake On LAN capabilities
Local and Global variables, eg.: write down a password once, use it ANY where, centralizing its modification for faster changes! use them for:
. password vault
. reusing connection strings
Seamless Gnome/Gtk integration.
Tray icon for quick launching connections. Screenshots and statistics also available!
DEB, RPM and .TAR.GZ packages available
Written in Perl/Gtk (wait, *is* that a feature? Well, it is for me! ;=)
It is FREE (as in freedom)!! and licensed under GNU GPLv3.


this help
do no create alternative PAC config files as a backup (faster shutdown)
start a local terminal
start connection in cluster (if given)
edit connection
start given script
automatically logon with given password without prompting user
dump given UUID's data
open scripts window
open global preferences dialog
open the Quick Connect dialog on startup
list existing connections/groups and their UUIDs
no splash screen on startup
make PAC go to tray once started
start in read only mode (no config changes allowed)



Per user configuration directory.


Uses next Gnome's configuration paths:

/system/http_proxy/host or /system/proxy/http/host
- Takes this proxy path

/system/http_proxy/port or /system/proxy/http/port
- Takes this proxy port

/system/http_proxy/authentication_user or /system/proxy/http/host/authentication-user
- Takes this proxy user name

/system/http_proxy/authentication_password or /system/proxy/http/host/authentication-password
- Takes this proxy password


Well... I thinks that by this version, there should not be *many* bugs but... I'm sure you 'will' find some! When that happens, please, let me know :)


David Torrejón Vaquerizas <david.tv@gmail.com>




See Also

ssh(1), sftp(1), telnet(1) rdesktop(1) vncviewer(1) remote-tty(1) cu(1)


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