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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Captive Portal Mac Pass-thru
 Date:  Mon, 20 Feb 2006 17:58:58 -0600
From: "Paul Taylor" <PaulTaylor at winn dash dixie dot com>

> Yes, this answered my questions!  Thanks...

> So, since this client doesn't actually end up hitting the captive portal 
> web
> page, it never gets authenticated... This client in an appliance that
> connects off to a web server on a high port.. If it had tried to hit port 
> 80
> for something, the mac pass-thru would have worked...

Yes.  The MAC is pre-approved, but you still have to send in the 
application. (I had too much junk mail offering me bad credit cards today) 
Allowed IP and a static DHCP mapping is the way to go.