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 From:  Dave Warren <maillist at devilsplayground dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Traffic shaping & Captive portal?
 Date:  Sun, 01 Aug 2004 22:20:55 -0600
James Doherty wrote:

>>Firstly, what's this new "Captive portal" thing in the new beta about? I'm totally clueless as to
what it's for.
>Say for example you were offering free wireless connectivity from your
>m0n0wall box and you wanted to make people agree to terms and conditions
>before they use it. When they connect to your box and try and surf the
>web, they'll be presented with the captive portal page. From memory
>m0n0wall lets you customise this to say what you want on it.
>I think later versions of the m0n0wall beta include RADIUS support for
>the captive portal, so you can give people usernames and passwords if
>you want to control who can use your wireless connection.
Or integrate m0n0wall into a billing system via RADIUS.

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