[CDBUG-talk] Captive portal on different subnet?

Patrick Muldoon doon at inoc.net
Wed Jun 25 22:55:18 EDT 2008

On Jun 25, 2008, at 10:39 PM, Jaime wrote:

> 	I was hoping to set up a captive portal (a.k.a. catch-and-release
> proxy) at work for the entire WAN.  Anyone know if this would work?
> In other words, a user on the 10.5.x.x subnet may request a web page
> and the request goes to the 10.1.x.x subnet and then to the router/
> proxy box.  I'd like the box to then challenge the user for a name and
> password.  Can this be done?
> 	Currently, I am using a transparent proxy.  I can get an HTTP
> authenticating proxy working, but then the user has to enter their
> proxy settings.  A nice big "Enter your name and password and agree to
> this Acceptable Use Policy" appearing in the browser would allow the
> users to use any web browser that they wanted, including EEE PC
> systems, FireFox on Mac, etc.  :)

What is currently routing the traffic between the subnets?


Patrick Muldoon
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