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 From:  "Neil A. Hillard" <m0n0 at dana dot org dot uk>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Captive portal IP of wireless AP not wireless laptop
 Date:  Mon, 5 Dec 2005 22:56:30 +0000

In message
<a0a22b9f0512042124q57e4afacuab0075c3e18a08e7 at mail dot gmail dot com>, Ervin
Malicdem <schadow1 at gmail dot com> writes
>Pardon my ignorance, Neil, because I am a newbie in terms of networking
>so I do not know how put a passive tap and check if MAC address are
>being sent.
>What I only observe whenever I try to authenticate a wireless client is
>that the wireless AP's (WRT54G) MAC address gets authenticated but the
>wireless client's MAC does not get authenticated. But when
>authenticating the wired clients through the LAN ports of WRT54G, the
>MAC of the AP plus the MAC of the wired client gets authenticated.
>I see those info, btw, at m0n0wall's captive portal logs.

OK.  I know there was someone else on the list who had the same problem.
Is there anyone here with this problem that can perform a packet capture
between the wireless AP and m0n0wall to ensure that the AP isn't hiding
everything behind its own MAC address?



>On 12/5/05, Neil A. Hillard <m0n0 at dana dot org dot uk> wrote:
>  Hi,
>  In message <
>  a0a22b9f0512041638r4da66ddk473b2b8a57e692a0 at mail dot gmail dot com>,
>  Ervin Malicdem <schadow1 at gmail dot com> writes
>  >This was an issue I have brought up since July but no working
>  solutions were
>  >given. Using WRT54G as WAP (not using WAN port) and disabled MAC
>  Filter.
>  >Sadly, WRT54G - Captive Portal Authentication only works with 1.2b7
>  for me.
>  >Anything above that version will simply loop you back to the
>  authentication
>  >page.
>  >
>  >But if you connect through the wired port of the WRT54G, you can

>  connect
>  >wirelessly.
>  Are you able to put either a hub or passive tap between the AP and
>  your
>  m0n0wall to check the MAC address being sent in the packets from the
>  wireless client by performing a packet capture?
>  ATB,

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Neil A. Hillard                E-Mail:   m0n0 at dana dot org dot uk