[CentOS] [OT] DHCP auth&auth software

Marko Vojinovic vvmarko at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 15:38:28 UTC 2009

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?
> Maybe a Network Access Control solution, either from a vendor such as Cisco
> or a "roll your own" with something like <http://freenac.org>.

Ok, this looks promising, I'll give it a detailed look tomorrow. Thanks for 
the info! :-)

Best, :-)

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