Deploy initial config via software managment tool

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Deploy initial config via software managment tool

Post by BusinessTux » Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:10 pm

Hi,

for my personal Firefox installations I use the Noscript-AddOn a lot of years. Thanks for this great security enhancement.

At the moment I'm looking for way to configure the AddOn with a software managment tool. The installation of Firefox and the AddOn is successfully done. In the standard Noscript blocks all scripts. This behavior is good for me, because I test a lot of things and search engine results shows not only the good sites. But for the little secretary or the nurse this is too complicated. So I want to to have only the basice XSS-functionality and, if the user want more, the fully functionality of Noscript.

So my way is to set the general option "Disable restrictions globally (dangerous)". How can I set this option via configuration file or command line option?

I found this option in the export of addon configuration. But I don't found any way to import this script or tool.

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Ulf
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Re: Deploy initial config via software managment tool

Post by therube » Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:03 pm

Extension preferences are no longer exposed in about:config, so I figure using a user.js would be worthless?

NoScript stores its' settings in a file (name escapes me, every time ;-)), & that file can be used, potentially, by multiple extensions, so that can make things more difficult.

If multiple extensions is not an issue, perhaps, by simply copying that file (once set with the settings wanted) into a particular (new) Profile, that would work? (Untested.)


(Quantum, & even FF 56 before, do things differently with extensions then what was easily accomplished with earlier, say FF 52 versions.)
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball NoScript FlashGot AdblockPlus
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Re: Deploy initial config via software managment tool

Post by BusinessTux » Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:56 pm

Hi therube,

I'm not sure what they're trying to tell me :-(.

Yes, I found no options in about:config, so there are no entries in prefs.js. Because of this I'm searching for the settings store for the add on. In the unpacked xpi I found some old settings in the defaults.js (from my mind).

I hope somebody would tell me the settings store or give me some hint.

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Ulf
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