Frederic J. Breitwieser wrote:
> I successfully got my m0m0wall working on Watchguard hardware, one port
> assigned as a "captive portal" and my EnGenius 600mw wifi AP's are plugged
> into that via a 10/100 switch.
> If devices are in the approved MAC list they go right through bypassing the
> portal and devices that are not need to enter a username/password.
Note that this only works if they do http traffic first. Go to a secure
website (https) first, it they will not authenticate. You might
consider allowed IP addresses, and static DHCP assignments.
> I have not experimented with FreeRadius and that's the next part of the
> project. One of the things I'd like to do is turn this into a
> customer-facing hotspot, where I can accept credit cards for hourly and
> daily use.
> Might any of you folks on this list done this using m0n0wall? I've found
> several how-to's to do this with other things but I have to say I really,
> really like m0n0wall and would prefer, if possible, to keep using it for
> this purpose.
Done it. Also helped make m0n0wall WISPr compliant. The web front end
for billing and populating the radius database is the hard part.