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 From:  Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet dot net>
 To:  Jose Iadicicco <joseiadicicco at yahoo dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] captive portal: possible MAC pass-through bug
 Date:  Mon, 13 Dec 2004 09:27:55 -0500
On Sunday 12 December 2004 11:57 pm, Jose Iadicicco wrote:
> Try entering both MACs: AP Macs and NICs MACs

I don't understand this suggestion. The issue is that I
can't ping my AP, or access it's management interface
via SNMP. It has nothing to do with AP clients. My clients
can connect just fine.


> Jose
> 

> > Hello,
> > 
> > I've tried the captive portal with m0n0wall 1.11
> > at work, and 1.2b3 at home. Both seem to give the
> > same behavior:
> > 
> > MAC pass-through doesn't seem to work as expected.
> > 
> > For example, in both locations I have an 802.11b
> > access point attached directly to my OPT1 (re-named
> > WLAN) interface. If I enable Captive Portal and
> > add the access point's MAC address then I cannot
> > ping the access point's IP. However, if I add the
> > access point's IP then I *can* ping it. Similarly,
> > if I disable Captive Portal then I can ping it.
> > 
> > I've double checked both access point's MAC addresses.
> > 
> > NOTE: I don't think MAC pass-through is completely
> > broken, as I have two laptop clients at work that
> > have listed MACs and are not required to authenticate.
> > 
> > Has anyone experienced this before?
> > 
> > -- 
> > Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator
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> > 
> > 
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Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator
WingNET Internet Services,
P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605
423-559-LINK (v)  423-559-5145 (f)
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