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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Using m0n0wall internal users or RADIUS
 Date:  Thu, 18 Jan 2007 21:50:34 -0600
From: "ATM Logic" <atmlogic at kmts dot ca>

>I am very new to m0n0wall, and have a quick question...  I want to us it to
> broadcast over a large area 3-5km (I have a tower, and high-power outdoor
> radio) but really only to a small # of users.

> In this area I will have about 7-8 Users year round, and maybe 12-20 in 
> the
> summer.  The actual # of folks in the broadcast area would be maybe 50 
> year
> round and 150 in the summer...

> I have a RADIUS box that comes straight out of TAIWAN, that I purchased a
> year or so ago, and hardly understand it, my question is... am I safer to
> use that with m0n0wall, or can I get away with the internal user list? 
> The
> uses that will have access to the system will sign up for a year at a 
> time,
> and perhaps the "summer" users will sign up for a 3month block of time.

Security tools you don't understand are almost always a bad plan.  The 
internal user list is very secure, and for your numbers, more than adequate.