[CentOS] [OT] DHCP auth&auth software

Marko Vojinovic vvmarko at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 10:52:52 UTC 2009


On Monday 19 October 2009 01:36:58 Mathew S. McCarrell wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sunday 18 October 2009 15:18:29 Jonathan Moore wrote:
> > > On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 8:58 AM, Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com>
> >
> > wrote:
> > > > I imagine the following scenario: someone walks into my office
> > > > building with a laptop (a colleague, a visitor, a guest, whoever),
> > > > and hooks up onto the local net (wired or wireless). The server
> > > > detects an unknown
> >
> > MAC
> >
> > > > address, issues a bogus dhcp lease which resolves all dns queries to
> > > > a single internal web page with a form the user is supposed to fill
> > > > in
> >
> > and
> >
> > > > send. After he does so, an administrator does a sanity check of the
> >
> > data
> >
> > > > the user provided, and grants or denies access. If access is granted,
> >
> > the
> >
> > > > user gets a new, unrestricted dhcp lease, which provides him with a
> > > > normal access to local network.
> > > >
> > > > So what are my options?
> 
> You might find Netreg (http://netreg.sourceforge.net/) useful.  My
> university uses it and it works quite well.

This also looks promising. Thanks for the info! :-)

Best, :-)
Marko





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