I sent a similar suggestion direct and cc'd the monowall list (but bounced).
I had problems with 1.3b CP until I set DNS to opendns.com even though
the internet access modem was set to my internet provider's DNS servers.
Bob Gustafson wrote:
> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> My boss, being much less computer literate, and thus able to
>> 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
>> Of course the obvious answer is "Well just stick with 1.22" alas, i
>> 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
>> Anyone have any ideas about why this would happen? and if there is a
>> solution (other than sticking with 1.22)
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