Ok let me clarify something: the point of pronter is to simplify user access
process. If you are the owner of caffe you donít care what the RADIUS is,
what u want is to have control of the network so only your customers can get
online and no one else. Also, u donít wanna do online and add user manually
whenever some one new comes in to the store, you also donít wanna give users
ability to register on rather own because some one in car parked outside can
access the net without buying your cookies ;-)
In another word, the owner only has barins and time to just press one button
on physical device. Then from it side we can either setup local userprofile
or send the profile to radius time bound or not, loca or not that just
details, the point is that you donít have to open PC or web to give the
customer the user name, and u can get as many username as you want on
From: Jewell, Michael [mailto:mjewell at law dot umaryland dot edu]
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2007 8:47 PM
To: Alex M; Monowall Support List; Mono Dev List
Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] Ticket Printer Project
It probably would be better suited as a web admin for a radius server, add
user to radius, assign random password and expire to radius account, print
username and generated password to ticket printer...
although I know that it would probably be radius server dependent...
From: Alex M [mailto:radiussupport at lrcommunications dot net]
Sent: Mon 12/17/2007 7:18 PM
To: Monowall Support List; 'Mono Dev List'
Subject: [m0n0wall] Ticket Printer Project
I finally got some time for development.
I wanna add ticket printing functionality for mono. Ex: Thermal printer
connected to mono box via RS232 (Serial Port). Customer comes to the
business (Café or Office or whatever) the employee presses the button on the
thermal printer and mono prints the ticket with the Username and Password
that will be active for x minutes. Same thing as you would get with D-Link
DSA3100 hotspots but implemented in mono.
Now if you are interested I would appreciate some here:
a) I need to know if ppl want it as public release, and if u do I will
need some one to help me w/ coding (I cant do everything myself)
b) I need to find out how can I send (and receive) print commands from
RS232 under BSD
c) And we will have to do all the dity work that come as side affect
of having b) integrated in mono interface.
So im waiting for replies.
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