Feature #4195


Aliases: sections

Added by Hollander Hollander about 8 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Aliases / Tables
Target version:
Start date:
Due date:
% Done:


Estimated time:
Plus Target Version:
Release Notes:


G'day :D

My aliases are a mess; I have many of them, and I need to reorganize this. Now, one thing that is making it difficult to keep the overview is: the alias list (Firewall/Aliasses/All) can't be sorted alphabetically. It would be a dream if that were to be made possible :-)

The second improvement in this GUI would be to have some sort of section groups in this part of the Alias-GUI.

I've created an example in Excel and attached a screenshot, as a pic often says much more than 1000 words :-)

These two would help keep the overview and make it much more pleasant to work in this part of the GUI :-)

It means some fields need to be added to the alias records (and a check on duplicates + eventually drop down lists), and then the GUI needs to get these fields and that needs to be sortable.

(Yes, this too comes from my SAP experience :D).



pfsense_suggestion.jpg (160 KB) pfsense_suggestion.jpg Hollander Hollander, 01/09/2015 08:15 AM
Actions #1

Updated by Hollander Hollander about 8 years ago

Sorry, pushed 'send' before filling the classification fields :-(

Actions #2

Updated by Jim Pingle about 8 years ago

  • Subject changed from Aliases: sort + sections to Aliases: sections
  • Category set to Rules / NAT
  • Target version set to Future

Sorting is already a feature request: #3506

The sections part may be something to consider though.

Actions #3

Updated by Jim Thompson about 7 years ago

  • Category changed from Rules / NAT to Web Interface
  • Assignee set to Anonymous
  • Affected Architecture All added
  • Affected Architecture deleted ()
Actions #4

Updated by Anonymous about 7 years ago

Alias tables may now be sorted by clicking the column header.

You cannot save the revised order yet, but it is a step in the right direction. It should be possible to add separator bars in the same way that they are used on firewall_rules and firewall_nat

Actions #5

Updated by Anonymous almost 7 years ago

  • Priority changed from Normal to Low
Actions #6

Updated by Jim Pingle over 3 years ago

  • Category changed from Web Interface to Rules / NAT
Actions #7

Updated by Jim Pingle over 3 years ago

  • Category changed from Rules / NAT to Aliases / Tables

Also available in: Atom PDF