Re: [WISPA] How to Authenticate/Protect (Was Ethernet based authentication)

2005-12-02 Thread Dylan Oliver
I've got high hopes for this WPA2/802.1x CPE: http://www.peplink.com/productsLoader.php?productName=surf. I've had no responses to my inquiries on availability, however. Anyone know something about this? Otherwise, I'd suggest selling support for OpenVPN as a value-added service. Best,-- Dylan

Re: [WISPA] How to Authenticate/Protect (Was Ethernet based authentication)

2005-12-02 Thread Mac Dearman
Its called VPN Its the most simple thing you can do to provide absolute security with the lowest overhead. If security is your issue - - its about the only way to really protect data transfer. IMHO Mac Dearman Maximum Access, LLC. www.inetsouth.com www.radioresponse.org (Katrina relief

Re: [WISPA] How to Authenticate/Protect (Was Ethernet based authentication)

2005-12-02 Thread Dylan Oliver
Mac - what type of VPN do you use? Best,-- Dylan OliverPrimaverity, LLC -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] How to Authenticate/Protect (Was Ethernet based authentication)

2005-12-02 Thread Butch Evans
On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, Jason wrote: How do you other (small) WISPs do this? You can use something like this: http://tinyurl.com/duy7z This radio supports PPPoE. This would allow you to set your client's computer up for DHCP, and you still have PPPoE authentication to the network. There are

Re: [WISPA] How to Authenticate/Protect (Was Ethernet based authentication)

2005-12-02 Thread Jason
Mac, The PPTP I mentioned is, according to my understanding, the main VPN protocol out there. The reasons I want to avoid it are that the connection has to be initiated through an icon click and the client software for Macintosh is 58$. Mostly, I am looking to authenticate the users...

Re: [WISPA] How to Authenticate/Protect (Was Ethernet based authentication)

2005-12-02 Thread Mac Dearman
When I first started I used a YDI BCU and still have 2 of them and a Brilan BCU. It authenticates via MAC addy and when I tell you it will absolutely shut down a non paying sub - - believe me it will! It has been my main most method of authentication for the last 4 years. I am moving over to a

Re: [WISPA] How to Authenticate/Protect (Was Ethernet based authentication)

2005-12-02 Thread Butch Evans
On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, Mac Dearman wrote: When I first started I used a YDI BCU and still have 2 of them and a Brilan BCU. It authenticates via MAC addy and when I tell you it will absolutely shut down a non paying sub - - believe me it will! The trouble with this is that you will require one