Dinesh Nair wrote:
>ideally, the captive portal blocks all access until the ToS/RADIUS is agreed to. one can use the
Allowed IP and Passthru MACs databases to allow connections to/from specific IP addies or from
specific MAC addresses without going thru ToS/RADIUS.
>to attempt to do this just based on protocols/port numbers would be possible, but somehow it
defeats the purpose of a captive portal.
It depends on the goal of the captive portal. I'd love to give access
to my domain controller's DNS server directly (to allow dynamic updates
and a few other toys to work) but not to the domain controller itself
until the user authenticates.
A: Maybe because some people are too annoyed by top-posting.
Q: Why do I not get an answer to my question(s)?
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?