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 From:  "David Burgess" <apt dot get at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Captive Portal While Service Unavailable
 Date:  Sun, 6 May 2007 19:04:31 -0400
On 5/6/07, Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com> wrote:
>
> On 5/6/07, Aaron Cherman <aaronc at morad dot ab dot ca> wrote:
> >
> > Or better yet, I think I could set up a m0n0wall outside the main one
> that
> > will simulate our ISP gateway - that way I should be able to turn on the
> > Captive Portal on that inside interface and have all requests that exit
> the
> > edge m0n0 redirected to the Captive page.
> >
>
> You can't run CP on a bridged interface IIRC, but this solution seems
> like the best option to me. Drop in something upstream from the m0n0
> you mentioned previously as its new default gateway and enable CP
> there. Then upload a page for the CP that doesn't have a box to click
> Next to continue or whatever, and everyone will be stuck viewing that
> page and only that page.
>
> You may have an issue in that if DNS is broken for your clients, when
> they try to go to whatever site they're trying to get to, DNS
> resolution will fail so the browser won't even attempt a HTTP request.
> The HTTP request will have to be attempted for CP to work, so this may
> not work very well.
>
> -Chris



He's using the mono as DNS relay. Is there some way to make a wildcard entry
in the DNS forward override entries? Like a TLD for a domain override for
example, just make a domain entry for each of .com, .org, .net, .ca, etc.?

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