[K12OSN] DHCP and specific IPs

Nick Hadgis nick.hadgis at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 18:26:21 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 10:19 AM, Peter Scheie <peter at scheie.homedns.org>wrote:

> Here's an almost-helpful suggestion: There are some projects out there, the
> names of which I can't recall at the moment, in which unrecognized client
> systems are redirected to a webpage in which the user is required to
> register.  This happens via the user's web browser, so if the user doesn't
> open firefox, say, it appears to them they are just not connected.  These
> kind of systems are deployed in places likes  yours, and airports where they
> charge for internet access.  There was a great writeup about one system six
> or eight years ago in Linux Journal, by some people from a school such as
> yours.  Unfortunately, I don't remember the name of their project, but you
> might try searching LJ's archives.
> Peter

I think the project are either PacketFence http://www.packetfence.org or
OpenNAC http://www.opennac.net

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