On Tue, 2004-03-16 at 08:54, Christiaens Joachim wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Hilton Travis [mailto:Hilton at QuarkAV dot com]
> > Sent: maandag 15 maart 2004 23:11
> > To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> > Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Nocatsplash
> > Hi Fred,
> > On Tue, 2004-03-16 at 05:20, Fred Weston wrote:
> > > Hello everyone. I read in the list archives that there was
> > some talk
> > > last year about adding support for a simple captive (or
> > open maybe?)
> > > portal to m0n0. I'm looking for something that will
> > present users with
> > > a simple "click here to accept" page that gives them some
> > info about the
> > > network and explains the AUP.
> > >
> > > As far as I can tell, Nocatsplash is written entirely in C, so it
> > > shouldn't have any heavy requirements. Would it be feasible for
> > > something like this to be added to m0n0wall?
> > This does not belong on a firewall. It belongs on your
> > Intranet server,
> > and in your company security policy document that your staff should
> > read, agree to and sign before employment.
> Can be a bit difficult for all those hot-spot users that will be using the
> network, no? :)
Quite possibly, but I'd rather not have such a feature on a firewall -
its use would be limited to only those few people in that situation, and
would introduce another possible point of vulnerability for all users.
I still think that an Internet, web server, or other would be more
appropriate than some popup on the *firewall*.
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