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 From:  "Thomas Hertz" <term at cynisk dot net>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall version 1.1b7
 Date:  Thu, 13 May 2004 21:49:59 +0200
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

-----Original Message-----
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" ?

Thanx !!