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 From:  David Rodgers <david dot rodgers at kdsi dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall version 1.1b7
 Date:  Thu, 13 May 2004 12:23:21 -0500

The easy question next ... and maybe I am just unclear in reading. Will you be 
able to use say a optional port for your captive portal and another port for 
the lan? I guess I am curious wether you can assign the port the captive 
portal functions on or whether it has to be the default lan port?

I wasn't really kean on this at first but I think it could have some rather 
exciting applications.


On Thursday 13 May 2004 11:52, Dinesh Nair wrote:
> On Thu, 13 May 2004, David Rodgers wrote:
> > How about an authentication option that can be enabled for the portal to
> > allow you to controls users via a radius server? Just a click box that
> > adds a userid and password field to the aup form and uses radius
> > authentication.
> since manuel's release of the captive portal functionality in 1.1b7, i've
> submitted patches to manuel for the addition of pass thru macs and allowed
> destination ip addresses for the captive portal.
> pass thru macs are a table of mac addresses which are always allowed
> access without being taken to the portal page or being authenticated.
> allowed ip addresses are hosts which clients behind the m0n0wall are
> allowed to access without being taken to the portal page.
> i'm now looking at implementing exactly what you say above, to allow the
> user to authenticate against a radius server using the radius protocol. i
> doubt i could finish this by this weekend, but rest assured that once i am
> done, i'll submit the patches to manuel and he can then place it in his
> next release.
> Regards,                           /\_/\   "All dogs go to heaven."
> dinesh at alphaque dot com                (0 0)    http://www.alphaque.com/
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