It's a way to control access to a remote network by redirecting all
non-local web requests to a local portal web page on the router. Many
DSL/Cable-ISPs use this technique to redirect you to a login page before you
can access the internet.
// Thomas Hertz
From: Federico Krum [mailto:federico at thehost dot com dot ar]
Sent: den 13 maj 2004 21:47
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall version 1.1b7
What in the name of god is a "captive portal" ?