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 From:  "Quark IT - Hilton Travis" <hilton at quarkit dot com dot au>
 To:  <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  DHCP Server request
 Date:  Sat, 19 Feb 2005 05:27:04 +1000
Hi All,

I have a request for an additional feature in the "DHCP Server" page.
Currently, it is easy to add MAC addresses for static mappings.  It is
also easy to remove them.  I have a client who leases "space" on their
Internet pipe to building tenants, and if these tenants have not paid
their bill in time, they need to have Internet access blocked.
Currently, it is required to have a list of the MAC addresses of
registered machines so that once the client has paid (late) the list is
consulted to re-add them to the list of allowed MACs.  What would be
nice is a "Disable this address" option in DHCP Server just as there is
in the Firewall rules that would not delete that MAC address from the
list, but not allow it to access the Internet - allowing a simple
checkbox operation to re-add this MAC address to the allowed list.

It would make this feature much more usable in situations like this.



Hilton Travis                          Phone: +61 (0)7 3344 3889
(Brisbane, Australia)                  Phone: +61 (0)419 792 394
Manager, Quark IT                      http://www.quarkit.com.au
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