On 6/23/05, Jens Wellhausen <jw at ib dash wellhausen dot de> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have installed m0n0wall 1.2b8 on a wrap box, configured the captive
> portal for radius authentication and everything worked very fine when I
> had an D-Link 2000AP+ accesspoint attached to the m0n0wall.
> Now I would like to use a Linksys WRT54G as accesspoint (with sveasoft
> alchemy firmware), because it would be nice to extend the wireless range
> using WDS. Unfortunately, the authentication does not work anymore,
> because the IP and MAC address of the accesspoint are authenticated, and
> not the client...
> As I have read before, it is not possible to use an IP routed network
> behind the captiveportal, but how can I disable the router in the WRT54G
> in that way that it acts like a simple accesspoint? Using WDS later
> should not be any problem because it is a MAC-layer protocol, am I right
In 1.2b8 you can do authentication based on IP only.
I don't know about the Sveasoft firmware, but with the Linksys
firmware you just have to plug one of the LAN ports into the m0n0wall,
not the WAN port, and it briges the wireless over to the LAN port.