[K12OSN] DHCP and specific IPs

Peter Scheie peter at scheie.homedns.org
Fri Nov 7 18:49:30 UTC 2008

Nick Hadgis wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 10:19 AM, Peter Scheie 
> <peter at scheie.homedns.org <mailto: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
> Peter,
> I think the project are either PacketFence http://www.packetfence.org 
> or OpenNAC http://www.opennac.net
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9551
Ah, it was OpenNAC.  I was hoping someone with a better memory than I 
have would speak up.  Thanks Nick!

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