[isf-wifidog] Re: Lot WiFiDog, Vol 15, Parution 18
goodluffy at gmail.com
Lun 17 Avr 08:57:10 EDT 2006
On 4/16/06, wifidog-request at listes.ilesansfil.org
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> Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 20:04:07 +0530
> From: "luffy .D" <goodluffy at gmail.com>
> Subject: [isf-wifidog] Wifidog for olsr mesh
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> Well i have to set up a Adhoc mesh network using olsr.
> In my scenario i want to have a central auth server and gateway in a linux
> machine rather than using gateway server nodes.
> I wanted to know if its possible.This is because i will be using the olsr
> nodes in adhoc mode for connection to clients.
> I have seen some references of olsr + wifiog in the documentation and says
> its used by Wireless London.
> In thats case are the olsr nodes used for client connection or do they use
> AP is Infrastructure mode?
> I am not much experienced in this but i have to do this.Please excuse me
> these conceptual doubts i tried gathering references
> but still things where confusing.
> Thanks for the Help.
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> Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 16:07:35 +0100
> From: Saul Albert <saul at twenteenthcentury.com>
> Subject: Re: [isf-wifidog] Wifidog for olsr mesh
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> On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 08:04:07PM +0530, luffy .D wrote:
> > In my scenario i want to have a central auth server and gateway in a
> > machine rather than using gateway server nodes.
> > I wanted to know if its possible.This is because i will be using the
> > nodes in adhoc mode for connection to clients.
> > I have seen some references of olsr + wifiog in the documentation and
> > its used by Wireless London.
> > In thats case are the olsr nodes used for client connection or do
> they use
> > AP is Infrastructure mode?
> > I am not much experienced in this but i have to do this.Please excuse
> > for these conceptual doubts i tried gathering references
> > but still things where confusing.
> Hi Luffy :)
> We are on a development break right now... hopefully resuming soon!
> When we were moving at 9 million mph, (last October) we were using the
> Friefunk Firmware distribution:
> And a version of wifidog, patched by Schuyler Erle that grabbed the
> wireless interface's mac-address to use as a unique key to allow people
> to flash FFF onto a new wrt, install wifidog, then be guided through a
> 'hello, we've never seen this node before' type step-by-step to get their
> node onto the node databse (again, under development at
> One significant gotcha: We noticed that the auth-server didn't work when
> you were two hops away from the node with a wired uplink direct to the
> gateway, so Bruce Simpson wrote us this shell script that ran on each wrt
> and prevented the client getting splashed by more than one wifidog
> We had pretty much achieved proof of concept for olsr + wifidog +
> friefunkfirmware... and Jo Walsh was developing some beautiful backends
> to expose using the splash portal... but we had to take a break!
> Anyway - hope some of this research is useful to you, do let me know if
> you have any questions. What you want to do is possible, as far as I
> know, and we would be really grateful for any feedback or suggestions
> you might have..
Hearing that was quite a relief thanks a lot for the response.
What i thought is
Internet---Linux Gateway (With wifidog Auth and wifidog
Gateway)-------Node1- - - - - Node2- -
--- wired link - - - -Wireless links running olsr
And client device will access Nodes running olsr for access to internet but
no need of authentication for local network.
When client tries to access the external network he is redirected to the
I hope WifiDog will work like this>acually i was trying out chillispot and
it gave me problems like it needed it own DHCP server and need for
Please do tell me if this will work out.
I am sorry for asking basic questions.But its just the case that i am alone
working on this and have no one to refer to.
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