[isf-wifidog] Q: Configuring a standard AP to see a gateway?

V Patel sgrlogs at gmail.com
Jeu 24 Aou 14:54:53 EDT 2006

Is auth-server and gateway on same computer or seperate?

--V Patel.

On 8/24/06, Wireless Guy <wirelessguy at optonline.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> I do not have access to a WRT or other such device I can use to build a
> wifidog AP but I do have a spare linux box sitting here.
> I have successfully configured a client gateway on a linux box and gotten
> it to see an auth server
> (so things are looking good).
> However, I  have not been able to figure out what I need in order to
> configure the Access point I have to connect properly.
> Perhaps I need a different AP, but for now there seems to be few settings
> I
> have to work with.
> Basically, I'm trying to get the AP to force a route to the gateway which
> then redirects me to the auth until I've validated my login info.
> The fields I have to work with are
> wan IP:
> Gateway IP:
> DNS1, DNS2, DNS3
> My guess was that both the gateway and DNS servers should be pointing to
> my
> linux gateway box but I'm not sure.
> Can anyone tell me what I need to do to get things working??? Am I totally
> off base?
> This should work internally should it not?
> Do I need to have a VPN capable access point in order to try this from an
> external source (like a neighbors house)?
> Thanks.
> - W
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