[isf-wifidog] Trusted MAC Addresses [again]

Ken Caruso ken at ipl31.net
Jeu 30 Nov 17:33:10 EST 2006

Derek Conniffe wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Sorry to email about this again - I've got myself stuck in a bad situation.
> I'm running Metrix Pyramid on WRAP hardware acting as wireless internet
> antennas and I've got a number of customers accessing the Internet via
> these antennas.
> I want to lock down the system with Wifidog and only allow the trusted
> [paying] users access and, thankfully, I can easily do this by MAC
> address in wifidog via the "TrustedMACList" directive in wifidog.conf.
> The big problem I have is that I don't know the current MAC addresses
> that the customers are using to access the antennas - if I did I'd have
> no problems.
> But neither madwifi or wifidog (in debug mode with -f -d 7) appears to
> be able to tell me the MAC addresses of the connecting clients - so I'm
> stuck currently (I really don't want to call into every customer to get
> their MAC address).

WRT madwifi on Pyramid did you try:

wlanconfig INT list sta  (where INT is your atheros interface).

If all else fails dumping the arp table while clients are associated 
should show you the macs as well, "arp -a".


> Does anyone have any ideas?
> thank you very very much
> Derek

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