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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] Captive Portal Issues
 Date:  Wed, 21 Mar 2007 09:23:13 -0500
Adam Armstrong wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've started using the captive portal to supply connectivity in meeting
> rooms in our managed office building.
> We've hit some quite serious issues with the portal though :(
> Connectivity to the portal itself is very intermittent, quite often it'll
> fail to connect at all, or load just the HTML but not the images. Then when
> you try to log in, it'll fail on that connection.
> Once you are logged in, it seems to work fine, it's just the connection to
> the server on port 8000.
> Has anyone seen this, or have any suggestions why it might happen? Are there
> any specific firewall rules or accompanying configuritation I should use
> with the captive portal?

What version?  I have about 40 CP systems up and running, and at one 
time I was seeing this frequently.  But with many patches it got better. 
  So what system do you have up?