On Tuesday 22 February 2005 2:54 pm, Quark IT - Hilton Travis wrote:
> Hi Jesse,
> DAMN I hate the reply to the poster not to the list, considering it was
> the LIST that I received the email from in the first place. :(
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jesse Guardiani [mailto:jesse at wingnet dot net]
> > Sent: Tuesday, 22 February 2005 00:36
> > On Monday 21 February 2005 2:52 am, Quark IT - Hilton Travis wrote:
> > > Hi All,
> > >
> > > OK. So I have now configured Captive Portal for the users
> > > on that network. Works fine as far as captive portal
> > > issues go - all blocked until they agree, and I can
> > > configure certain users to bypass the captive portal.
> > > Nice.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately, this doesn't address my first concern -
> > the ability to block certain (or all unspecified) MAC
> > addresses from gaining access to the Internet.
> > Actually, it should. That's what the captive portal does.
> > I don't understand what you mean here.
> Nope, it doesn't. What this achieves is having that user get a "Captive
> Portal" web page that they then have to agree to to continue on to the
> Internet. It doesn't disable their Internet access.
I have no idea what you're talking about. The whole purpose of Captive
Portal is to restrict internet access. They either auth with username
and password via the web page, or you add their MAC and/or IP address
in the pass-through. This is how it works on my network.
Does anyone else know what he's talking about?
Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator
WingNET Internet Services,
P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605
423-559-LINK (v) 423-559-5145 (f)