Free wireless network (access point, router, transparent HTTP proxy setup)

CyberLeo Kitsana cyberleo at
Mon Aug 11 19:23:47 UTC 2008

Svein Halvor Halvorsen wrote:
> An alternative to the inserted text in all http traffic (and
> probably easier to implement) is just to divert all unknown traffic
> to an internal ip-adress (using the firewall), and setup a web page
> on that address. Then have people click some button, which will
> rewrite the fw rules for that specific machine (white list).

I set something similar on my roommate's wireless network, and routinely 
use it on another server to inform banned users that they are. It's easy 
to set up for either a whitelist or a blacklist. It utilizes FreeBSD's 
IPFW, but is trivial to implement in PF as well.

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