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 From:  Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque dot com>
 To:  Dave Warren <maillist at devilsplayground dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] feature request: dhcp before pptp
 Date:  Tue, 3 Aug 2004 12:58:36 +0800 (MYT)
On Mon, 2 Aug 2004, Dave Warren wrote:

> My understanding of the captive portal feature is that it reroutes HTTP
> traffic to the captive portal page and locks out everything else unless
> I white list the client or the server, is that correct?

absolutely right.

> How does DHCP work with a captive portal enabled, do I need to use
> m0n0wall's DHCP, or can I allow DHCP traffic from my own DHCP server? --
> It shouldn't be a problem to use m0n0wall's for this one interface, but
> I can't use it globally at this point.

it doesnt matter how the client got it's IP address. IP address assignment
to clients can be DHCP from m0n0wall, DHCP from another DHCP server or
even statically assigned.

Regards,                           /\_/\   "All dogs go to heaven."
dinesh at alphaque dot com                (0 0)    http://www.alphaque.com/
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