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From brian mullan <bmullan.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: could an option to show-or-not the password entry field for authentication be implemented
Date Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:00:35 GMT
Jeez never thought to click on that I just thought it symbolized
"password"...  Duh :-)

Thanks Nick

On Thu, Mar 14, 2019, 12:41 PM Nick Couchman <vnick@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 12:32 PM brian mullan <bmullan.mail@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> This is just a feature request.
>>
>> When entering the information into the Connection configuration form.
>>
>> I want to just enter:
>>
>> Username:   ${GUAC_ADMIN}
>> Password:    ${GUAC_PASSWORD}
>>
>> as you know when entering the password field though it (by defuault)
>> puts "*" for each character you type for security reasons.
>>
>> However, as good a typist as I am I still make a mistake sometimes BUT
>> because
>> all the characters are "************"
>>
>> I don't know it until later when someone tries to actually login and it
>> fails because
>> I typed something like:
>>
>> Password:   ${GUAC_PASDWORD}  instead of ${GUAC_PASSWORD}
>>
>> could their be a small selection Check-Box the Admin could Check put next
>> to that field to "Show Entry" so while you are typing or afterward you
>> could verify that you typed is:
>>
>>       Password:   ${GUAC_PASSWORD}   ??
>>
>>
> This already exists - next to the password field is a little padlock icon
> - if you click that it will switch the password field to plain text.
>
> -Nick
>
>>

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