[Wifidog] Version 1.0

Tony Bussieres tonyicemanz at yahoo.ca
Thu Apr 22 23:24:27 EDT 2004

Maybe we can use libiptc to control our firewall...
check the howto here : http://www.opalsoft.net/qos/libiptc/qlibiptc.html

there's an intresting example how to calculate bandwidth usage in C.

That might worth a look


On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 22:54, Alexandre Carmel-Veilleux wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 07:24:37PM -0400, Philippe April wrote:
> > 
> > If you can afford to say "probably not", maybe you could look at how it
> > should get done and suggest :) Since you have exposure to ipf and all of
> > those, maybe you can find a way that'll be easily portable.
> 	Heh ;-). I have a few ideas, including generating the firewall
> scripts on the fly (or at start-up...) We could have a generation module
> per firewall type. Simpler then using APIs and more versatile on a
> platform where we don't have an advanced scripting language available.
> 	The generators would be mostly fprintf's.
> 	Added to this, we shift as much work to the firewall script,
> maybe even one script.
> 	API side I'm not sure. Maybe we should only have one funtion,
> fw_ctl() whose first argument is a flag that says something like
> "FW_CLEANUP", "FW_ADD", "FW_DELETE", "FW_STAT"... Kind of like ioctl().
> 	This would work especially well with a single firewall script.
> > Ok let's focus on 1.0 with almost no custom stuff, then we'll debate on
> > this. I thought a mix would be good and I think we all agree about this
> > (local policies AND remote).
> 	That is something I can agree with. Let's get something into
> early production.
> > Someone has to come up with a diagram explaining the classes, the groups,
> > etc.
> 	Definately. I'll try and see if I can squeeze it in.
> Alex
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