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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] How to configure Captive Portal for PPTP-Connections ?
 Date:  Wed, 2 Sep 2009 17:57:53 -0400
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Wolf<DFD555 at gmx dot de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> i have configured Monowall for PPTP. When am connecting with a client to
> this server
> i have automatically access to the internet. But i wish to have a captive
> portal.
>
> Does it works ?

You can't do captive portal for PPTP clients.


> Cause if it works, i can use my Hotspot without any encryption and all users
> are
> logging in with PPTP and every connection is encrypted. Is it right?
>

Sort of, PPTP is weak encryption. And creates challenges of
distributing the credentials to users, configuring the PPTP
connection, etc. if this is a typical open hot spot network. I
wouldn't run a hotspot that way, it'd be an administrative nightmare.