On Sat, 09 Aug 2008 13:54:04 +0200, Svein Halvor Halvorsen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hello, fellow FreeBSD-ers! > > I'd like to a good neighbor and share my DSL line and set up an > unencrypted free wireless access point. I often find myself wanting > more free access points around the city, so I thought I'd stand up > as a good example for others :-) > > I want people to know that they can use the network (easy, use ssid > "free internet"), but I want them to know that they should be nice, > and it's meant for casual browsing, and that misuse will cause a ban. > > So, what I'd like: > > 1) Setup a wireless network card in infrastructure mode, I think. > 2) Setup a DHCP server and DNS forwarder on this interface > 3) Setup routing from one interface to my other network > 4) Use a firewall to close down lots of stuff, maybe also limit > bandwith per mac-address, and a way to deny access to certain NICs. > 5) Insert a message in all text/html over HTTP, basically saying: > "Hi, guest! Feel free to use our free internet, but be nice!" And a > close-button, which I guess needs to send a POST to a http server as > well, and that I need to record this action in a database, and use > the same database to dynamically insert the message above or not.
This sounds like too much work for a doubtful amount of gain. It is probably a lot easier to use ipfw or pf+altq to rate limit the bandwidth "others" can use :) _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"