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2. The dialog

A checkbox lets you activate logging. If activated, Linuxconf will add a line to /var/log/htmlaccess.log for every HTTP request.

The rest of the dialog goes like this. You must specify pairs. You specify a host or a network and optionally a netmask. Your options in specifying a host or network are:

A default netmask is computed based on the type of the first entry (is it a host or network?). You can override this by supplying the optional netmask. Also, it is possible to specify a host name with a wider netmask, allowing access by all hosts on this host's network.

Some examples:
        (empty netmask implies
        (empty netmask grabs the current one for eth0)

The first pair allows access from one machine. The second and third allow access to complete networks.

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