PPPoE will break things like printers. I would use a HotSpot style authentication and enable only the known machines. All other machines are sent to a login page or are simply firewalled and prevented from doing anything. HotSpot and PPPoE require that you have a radius server.
Lonnie On 11/30/05, John Scrivner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Anyone out there have experience with PPPoE?. I have a client who is a > local government entity. They have people who have abused their Internet > connection in the past. They restrict who has Internet access and when > it can be used. One of our techs unknowingly circumvented protocol by > helping an employee learn how to connect his personal laptop to the > hardwired Ethernet network. Now the government entity is highly peeved > at me. They want a complete report on the incident and a plan for how I > will prevent people from doing this in the future at all locations. I am > thinking we can use PPPoE to force all users even on the hardwired > network to authenticate in order to get on the Internet. What are your > thoughts? What will this break on an internal network that may be doing > other things? Could an internal Windows network still function normally > while the computer is not authenticated for Internet access? I have > never done PPPoE and need a little guidance from those of you who have. > Many thanks, > Scriv > -- > WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com > > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: > http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless > > Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ > -- Lonnie Nunweiler Valemount Networks Corporation http://www.star-os.com/ -- WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/