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 From:  "Joe Lagreca" <lagreca at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] External AP vs Internal card?
 Date:  Mon, 1 May 2006 09:56:57 -0700
Lee,

I currently use Linksys WRT54G AP's running DD-WRT in conjunction with my
m0n0wall, but have not used the captive portal features yet.  Do you know if
these AP's running DD-WRT will pass MAC's?  Thanks.

Joe


On 5/1/06, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:
>
> From: "Paul Dugas" <paul at dugas dot cc>
>
> > I've got a Soekris 4800 at a site that want's to add WiFi support.  I've
> > considering attaching an external AP to the unused 3rd Ethernet
> interface
> > or installing a card in the unused mini-PCI slot.  While I believe the
> > external AP approach will be simpler to install and cheaper (I think),
> I'm
> > wondering about the managability side of things.  I've never used the AP
> > feature within m0n0.  The WiFi will only be used to access the WAN and
> to
> > VPN into the LAN.  We'll use WEP but nothing more complicated than that.
>
> I had to count again to be sure... :-)  I have 34 m0n0walls in production
> right now, and three in my trunk waiting to install.  All (but 1) have
> wireless connectivity.  None have a wireless card.  The AP is the way to
> go.
> Just make sure you get one that passes MAC or Captive Portal will not work
> right.
>
>                         Lee
>
>
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