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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  Jari Puhakka <jari dot puh at nbl dot fi>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Another use for Captive Portal?
 Date:  Wed, 6 Oct 2004 02:11:18 -0400
On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 09:07:42 +0300, Jari Puhakka <jari dot puh at nbl dot fi> wrote:
> Hi,
> I got an idea to use captive portal as a notice page. If the WAN is down and
> operator is trying to fix it (hopefully) I could turn on the captive portal
> to announce that the problem is at operators end not in users computer or
> our lan. So there would not be 20 people calling me and asking whats wrong.

You can put in a custom HTML file in for the portal page, and turn on
captive portal on the LAN as needed.