FreeBSD and WiFi with captive portal

Peter Boosten peter at
Thu Dec 13 13:22:30 PST 2007

----- Message from dmehler26 at ---------
     Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 15:59:33 -0500
     From: Dave <dmehler26 at>
Reply-To: Dave <dmehler26 at>
  Subject: FreeBSD and WiFi with captive portal
       To: freebsd-questions at

> Hello,
>    I'm looking to set up a WiFi gateway with two nics, and iptables.
> The catch is i have to use a captive portal as well to ensure all
> traffic goes to a single destination. I've read about several packages,
> but haven't seen any docs that say how to integrate everything. If
> anyone has this setup i'd appreciate knowing what software your using,
> and experiences with it, positive or negative.
> Thanks.
> Dave. _______________________________________________

Two words come to mind:
- m0n0wall ( a great, FreeBSD based firewall with  
captive portal (I'm using this one for a long time)
- Chillispot ( - no experience.



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