Breaking the internet (hotels, guestnet style)
andrew at accessplus.com.au
Tue Dec 8 03:18:38 CST 2009
Sounds like a great idea in theory but would require OS support or a
dual-hotspot setup that provided for both options until support was
Until such time it's simply unworkable.
That and as mentioned in my previous post, the setup we have *just
works* for users who don't have the permissions to change off of a
static IP and use DHCP on their laptops.
> This really should be a DHCP option which points to the authentification
> server using ip addresses. This should be return to clients even
> if they don't request it. Web browers could have a hot-spot button that
> retrieves this option then connects using the value returned.
> No need to compromise the DNS or intercept http.
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