DialMon V0.8 - The Linux DialD monitor
DialD is the Linux daemon which provides dial-on-demand for dialup machines and networks. DialMon is a daemon and clients which allows users on other machines on the network (at present, Windows and X/KDE clients) to see the state of the link. The dialmon daemon runs on the same machine as DialD, and talks to it via DialD's control fifo. In turn, clients run on other machines and open a TCP/IP connection to dialmon. Commands are sent, and status information returned, via the TCP/IP connection. Access can be controlled on a per-client-machine and a per-user basis. Given suitable permissions, the clients can request that
The latest release is 0.8. This release should work correctly with the 0.99.x versions of diald.
The shots below show the dialmon-0.8 Win95/NT and X/KDE clients for a user (or client machine) that has all possible permissions. The packet queue display (and the interface information) and logging displays are currently turned off, and DialD is neither forced nor blocked. Since I have multiple diald configurations, one of then (Demon or Planet) appears in a drop-down control.
Both the .tgz and .rpm distributions include pre-built executables for Windows 95/98/NT4 and WfWG 3.11 (with TCP/IP). The RPMs drop them into /usr/local/etc.
Click here to download the .tgz distribution from sunsite (as and when it arrives) or from here.
The new KDE client, kdialm-2.0 is available as below.