Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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Regarding the announcement about DMR Host File changes, it might be worth noting on the announcement topic that you may need to re-enter your Brandmeister Hotspot Security password when you reselect the correct host.
If the announcement is updated to reflect this, then this topic can be deleted.
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Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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Updated, headed to the config page, password still there, re-selected BK United Kingdom 2341 and it did everything required, didn't need to enter the password...
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Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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Curious. After I reselected the BM_United_Kingdom_2341 as the DMR Master, the Hotspot Security field was blank (no asterisks). Before I reselected the UK master, I think it listed DMRGateway as the master, but without the extended set of configuration fields.
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What version is the dashboard?
Is your browser trying to he helpful and cache form data? (this can be problematic :))
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Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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I experienced the same thing as G0HWW. My DMR Master is normally set to BM_United_States_3103. After update, DMR Master was set to DMRGateway. However, the normal network-specific options (including the BM Hotspot Security field) for that master were not displayed.
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When I selected my normal DMR Master again and applied changes, the BM Hotspot Security field was blank. (I suppose it's possible that the password was still saved, but the field was not properly displaying the asterisks as it normally does to indicate that a password has been saved.)
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After I re-entered the password and applied changes again, the BM Hotspot Security field showed asterisks as it normally does.

Have confirmed this behavior on a second hotspot.

Edit: FYI, Pi-Star was updated and upgraded to: Pi-Star:4.1.4 / Dashboard: 20210305.
Edit 2: Tested and verified that the password was not saved until I re-entered it, applied changes, and the asterisks were displayed again.
Edit 3: On second hotspot, after updating to the just released 20210312, I see the yellow highlighted DMR Net (Network Status) before I re-enter the BM Hotspot Security password and apply changes:
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Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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KE0FHS wrote: Fri Mar 12, 2021 4:35 pm Have confirmed this behavior on a second hotspot.
Hi Toshen!!

I have also confirmed this behavior.

I checked the /etc/mmdvmhost file before changing any dropdowns and clicking "apply changes" and it still listed my password in the file, and the file has not been modified in months, so I suspect its something to do with the dashboard reading the settings incorrectly. So when you click apply changes that is when it probably wipes out your password.

Even though the main page of the configuration settings reported DMR gateway, it appears that I'm actually correctly connected to BM 74.91.118.251.
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Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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It certainly has upset things a little during the changeover process. I had to reenter hotspot password again and also had to change from DMRGateway as the host.

I suspect there will be a lot of people asking for help sometime tomorrow.
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Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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G8SEZ wrote: Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:19 pm I suspect there will be a lot of people asking for help sometime tomorrow.
I didn't go into the dashboard and apply changes and everything appears to still be working so I guess it depends on what the user does.
If someones previous actions are any indication of their future actions, then I predict the deletion and removal of access will happen at any moment. 7-11-2020.

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Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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KE7FNS wrote: Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:23 pm
G8SEZ wrote: Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:19 pm I suspect there will be a lot of people asking for help sometime tomorrow.
I didn't go into the dashboard and apply changes and everything appears to still be working so I guess it depends on what the user does.
Good point, I did check the configuration page then applied changes and this clearly means you need to reenter hotspot or default password after resetting the host for BM at least.

I imagine we'll see what happens over the weekend.
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Re: DMR Host Files - Changes - Hotspot security password

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KE0FHS wrote: Fri Mar 12, 2021 4:35 pm I experienced the same thing as G0HWW. My DMR Master is normally set to BM_United_States_3103. After update, DMR Master was set to DMRGateway. However, the normal network-specific options (including the BM Hotspot Security field) for that master were not displayed.
dmrconfig.jpg
When I selected my normal DMR Master again and applied changes, the BM Hotspot Security field was blank. (I suppose it's possible that the password was still saved, but the field was not properly displaying the asterisks as it normally does to indicate that a password has been saved.)
dmrconfig2.jpg
After I re-entered the password and applied changes again, the BM Hotspot Security field showed asterisks as it normally does.

Have confirmed this behavior on a second hotspot.

Edit: FYI, Pi-Star was updated and upgraded to: Pi-Star:4.1.4 / Dashboard: 20210305.
Edit 2: Tested and verified that the password was not saved until I re-entered it, applied changes, and the asterisks were displayed again.
Edit 3: On second hotspot, after updating to the just released 20210312, I see the yellow highlighted DMR Net (Network Status) before I re-enter the BM Hotspot Security password and apply changes:
dmrconfig3.jpg
In a word - rats...

OK will see if I can do something about that....
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