On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Melvin <melvin at sleepydragon dot net> wrote:
> Jeroen Mulder wrote:
>> I have been struggling with this for over a week now.
>> Also i must say I am no network expert.
>> Starting from this article I tried to setup a captive portal.
>> I did as described but I couldn't get it to work.
>> In this article I also don't understand how one could get an ipaddress
>> from the WAN side but anyway.
>> This is what I tried (and want to achieve)
>> internet----modem (sip spoof) ---- WAN snb6500 router LAN 192.168.1.100
>> ------WAN m0n0wall LAN-----AP
>> I have read the mailing list before and I have seen suggestions of
>> connecting m0n0wall directly to the modem.
>> I don't want this. I don't want to change existing infra structure. I only
>> want to add monowall and an AP
>> I tried all kind of stuff
>> Swapping WAN and LAN, different subnets for LAN connected to AP. Nothing
>> seems to work
>> When I look at the interface part of monowall I see no IP address assigned
>> on one side . I thought my snb6500 router would distribute an IP to the
>> monowall but it doesn't ?? (yes dhcp is on in router) I do get an address
>> from mono when connecting to the AP (called hotspot)
>> What am I missing. Is it that hard to set up a hotspot ??
>> Or am I really doing stupid things here ?
>> J Mulder
>> Ps running version 1.233 livecd
> Just a guess, but since you're using Private IPs on both sides of m0n0, you
> need to make sure you enable them in the interface. Also, make sure you
> aren't using the same subnet for the WAN and LAN sides of m0n0.
Or in other words, go to m0n0wall's "Interfaces>WAN" page and uncheck
the box that says "Block Private Networks" and click the save button.