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 From:  Jack Pivac <email at delphinus dot co dot nz>
 To:  Ryan <dreadlocks at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] LAN Party Modification
 Date:  Thu, 10 Nov 2005 16:30:12 +1300
Also could be useful for an internet cafe style access?


Ryan wrote:

>How it works:
>I have a remote php file on our webserver that queries the mysql mambo
>database for and returns a html page with the values as META tags. The
>password, which in my case is just the users email address, is
>encrypted before transmission (md5)
>I created a file called services_captiveportal_users_fetch.php based
>off the same file with _edit.php name, this file when posted with a
>username it queries that php page on our webserver and gets an array
>from get_meta_tags(), It then displays that information in the bottom
>form you see in the screenshot, you then post to a modified version of
>services_captiveportal_users_edit.php that allows for pre-encrypted
>password input. The expiration date is set to a pre-determined time
>(+3 days in my case)
>How signup works is they hookup to the lan first, create an account on
>our website if they dont already have one, pay via paypal if they want
>to.. then they come see a staff member who just types in there
>username into m0n0wall, verifies if they are pre-paid and/or
>pre-signedup, then creates the account.
>I am going to test the code at an accual event this weekend, proving
>everything goes well I will clean up my code and release some files
>for public consumption.. this might be benifical for anyone who wants
>to grab user information from a remote database and doesnt need
>radius, as the remote php file that queries the database could be
>modifed to query virturally any database php can.
>I am completely open to input and suggestions
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