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 From:  "jan gestre" <m0n0wall dot list at gmail dot com>
 To:  "David Trejo" <wheaties at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] check out the captive portal that I setup in my spare time....
 Date:  Mon, 10 Apr 2006 10:35:50 +0800
On 4/10/06, David Trejo <wheaties at gmail dot com> wrote:
>
> Captive portal ROCKS:
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> Basically I spent first half of the day bored out of my mind when I
> decided
> to pull out an old access point I had in the closet.
>
> The point is, I created a captive portal using an access point and my
> m0n0wall router.
> The end result is, by my low standards anyways, a very nice and sleek
> hotspot implementation.
>
> I must say that setting it all up was a PITA. What you will see in the
> vide=
> o
> will be:
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> -universal browser support
> -forced redirect to the AUP page
> -frankly, a decent looking AUP page stating the rules and my intentions.
> -forced redirect from the AUP page to an intranet site that is hosting a
> lo=
>
> t
> of OSS locally
> -bandwidth throttling of 56kit/s up/128kbit/s down on the internet (ex.
> service pack 2)
> -bandwidth throttling of about 3Mbps+ down on the intranet (ex. open
> office=
> )
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>
> *The video ( 12.8MB)* <http://myhsr.com/storage/video/captive%20portal.avi
> >
>
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> What you won't see is the menagerie of rules and traffic shaping rules and
> more that allow my network to be accessed for that open source software
> and
> for internet access, and nothing more. Hell, you can't even ping the damn
> host without my permission
>
>
>
> That said, I haven't even started using basic user authentication (this is
> meant to be a free neighborhood hotspot intent on promoting OSS ), much
> les=
> s
> radius, but I will get there:D
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> If anyone has any questions, comments, problems, feel free to respond.
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>
> Enjoy!
>
> these are cool stuff (",)

can you help me in setting up my own hotspot? a good howto and list of
hardware i must have, i'm totally a newbie to monowall.

TIA