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 From:  A dot L dot M dot Buxey at lboro dot ac dot uk
 To:  Nicolas Moffa <nicolas dot moffa at free dot fr>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] HTTPS authentication for users
 Date:  Mon, 31 Jan 2005 15:26:18 +0000

> In "Services : Captive portal", it is possible to enable "HTTPS login"
> but it is necessary to have a HTTPS server name, a HTTPS certificate and a HTTPS
> private key.
> I am not understand this. I must install a HTTPS server to permit authentication
> for users ??

the HTTPS certs and key are so that the communication to the m0n0 box is 
encrypted and protected. after all, the info must be exchanged between the
host and the m0n0.