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 From:  Bob Gustafson <bobgus at rcn dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Very slow redirects in 1.231
 Date:  Thu, 28 Jun 2007 13:55:33 -0500
The long pause sounds like a DNS lookup problem.  It times out on one  
'route' and succeeds on the next.

Is there anything different about the 192.168.0.5 config between your  
1.22 and 1.231 ?

A shot in the dark.

Bob G

On Jun 28, 2007, at 11:58, The Opera House Internet Cafe wrote:

> I hate to resend something that i had previously sent,  but i never  
> got any
> replies.  and am getting desperate for an answer.
>
> after switching from 1.22 to 1.231 I had noticed a problem with  
> redriects
> from the Captive Portal login page,  Our customers would enter in  
> their
> login info,  and the CP Login page would sit there for 10-60  
> seconds,   the
> status bar in IE or Firefox would say "Waiting for  
> 192.168.0.5" (our mono
> server).  after 10-60 secodns,  the page would redirect and they  
> could go on
> about their business.
>
> after much tinkering/trial/error/coffee  i realised that the CP was
> authenticating me immediately,   if i clicked the submit button then
> switched to a command line,  i could ping out.  so it was  
> definately the
> $PORTAL_REDIRURL$
>
>
> My boss,  being much less computer literate,  and thus able to  
> immediately
> see the problem,  said "Try going back to 1.22"  so i did, and lo  and
> behold,  the problem doesn't happen.    it does happen in 1.23 and  
> 1.231.
>
> Of course the obvious answer is "Well just stick with 1.22"  alas,   
> i also
> have issues with 1.22.    unless i reboot monowall every morning,    
> it stops
> giving out DHCP addresses at some point during the day.  and it  
> randomly
> starts letting specific static IP's through the captive portal without
> authenticating.
>
> Anyone have any ideas about why this would happen? and if there is a
> solution (other than sticking with 1.22)
>
> thanks
>
> --Matt