On 4/10/06, Alain Fauconnet <alain at ait dot ac dot th> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 01:29:38PM +0800, jan gestre wrote:
> > On 4/10/06, Alain Fauconnet <alain at ait dot ac dot th> wrote:
> > >
> > > Chris,
> > >
> > > On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 12:35:51AM -0400, Chris Buechler wrote:
> > > > On 4/9/06, Alain Fauconnet <alain at ait dot ac dot th> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Since I have the same need here I have read this page and I was
> > > > > suprised not seeing any solution based on custom ipfw rules.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > IPfilter does the firewalling in m0n0wall, not ipfw. ipfw is only
> > > > traffic shaper and captive portal. Using it for filtering can have
> > > > unintended consequences, but since you're just doing a deny, that
> > > > shouldn't be a problem.
> > >
> > > Thanks for the info. Actually I had overlooked the fact that Jan does
> > > *not* use the captive portal at all, as he wrote. Will such rules be
> > > even considered in this case or not?
> > >
> > > most of my users are old and stupid
> Hey! are we working at the same place or what? ;-)
hahaha, maybe we are (",)
> and i don't want to be bothered by so
> > many questions like why do i have to do that...blah blah blah, i am
> > hampered with the day to day desktop support so why add another
> > burden?
> Don't misunderstand what I wrote. I'm not questioning why you want to
> do this and why you'd do it one way or another. What I wrote is that
> these custom ifpw rules worked for me, but I have the captive portal
> turned on and since they are added to the rule set that is used by the
> captive portal, I'm not sure they will work on a M0n0wall with captive
> portal not turned on.
i did not misunderstood you, i was just making fun :D
Why don't you give them a try?
i want to, probably when we purchased a new wireless AP, dunno when and
there is no howto in the handbook and i'm afraid to tinker with a working
> hehehe. since im no guru, i just want a simple and immediate solution.
> > i also want to trace this specific user whose mac address and dhcp lease
> > the monowall seems strange.
> > MAC Start
> > End
> > 00:ab:00:00:00:00 2006/04/10 10:31:35
> > 07:59:59
> No clue here. I don't use the built-in DHCP server, just the
> Is this the real MAC address that shows or have you sanitized it?
> looks to me like a faked MAC... if you users play that kind of games,
> we sure are working at the same place :-)
yes, they are real, its weird specially the end of lease part, 1970? wtf?