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 From:  "David Burgess" <apt dot get at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  "Jeroen Mulder" <jaj dot mulder at hotmail dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] setting up hotspot
 Date:  Tue, 5 Aug 2008 04:53:35 -0600
On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Melvin <melvin at sleepydragon dot net> wrote:
> Jeroen Mulder wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>  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.
>>  http://www.ciscopress.com/articles/article.asp?p=704315
>>  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 ?
>>  regards,
>>  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.

db