pacmanager man page

pac — Perl Auto Connector

Synopsis

pac [options]

Description

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.
TABBED/WINDOWED terminals
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.

Options

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

Files

~/.config/pac/

Per user configuration directory.

Environment

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

Bugs

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 :)

Author

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

Visit:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/pacmana…

https://sites.google.com/site/davidtv/

See Also

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

Info

MARCH 2013 Linux User Manuals