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 From:  David Trejo <wheaties at gmail dot com>
 To:  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 23:11:57 -0400
Sure. I will try to set aside some time to make a tutorial asap:)



Tim Vaughan wrote:

>Hi David,
>
>This is exactly what I'm trying to do myself but figuring out the
>traffic shaping and other things that you've done is taking a long
>time so far!  Any chance you could post all the details of your setup
>- traffic shaper rules, captive portal setup etc?  It would be much
>appreciated :)
>
>Cheers,
>
>Tim
>
>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!
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