Does anyone else have any input on doing a pay wifi hotspot?
On 2/8/06, Josh Hyles <josh dot maillists at gmail dot com> wrote:
> hi everyone, thanks for taking the time to read this. I'm not a total
> newbie, but I'm not sure where to turn in my current venture. I live
> across the street from a quizno's sub shop and was hoping to setup a
> wifi access point for users that come in the shop. Now before you go
> think... ah how nice of you mate... lol, I am hoping to charge
> something like $0.99 per hour or something. figure thats cheap and if
> i make one sale per day, i can put it toward my cable bill each month.
> Anyway, the task I'm trying to implament would be a paid for(via
> paypal) wifi service that will run all by itself. people create
> usernames and passwords along with paying via paypal and everything
> takes care of itself. Well, my roommate is a programmer(mainly .NET,
> but he thinks he can learn this stuff) and he wants to see if we cant
> just write the whole thing outselves. The problem is, we're not sure
> how to, if its even possible, to add users to the internal radius
> database so we dont have to run another radius server on another box.
> OR if there is a better way to go about this all together?
> Thanks in advance.