On 8/8/06, Barry O'Donovan wrote:
> This may interest you:
>>http://www.chillispot.org/>> I looked at it many moons ago for a wireless AP (and it may only support
> wireless). I also came across this recently but I haven't tried it and
> recommend it:
Wow... what a well documented project! A lot of internet cafe type
solutions, both commercial and what I see on freshmeat, are geared
towards a client lockdown approach or having a "dj" sit and knock
people off. Squid just seems like an obvious way to block web if the
validity of a proxy auth can (or can be made) expire after a period of
> Some other things that might help you:
>>http://www.squid-cache.org/related-software.html (there's mention here of
> using Radius authentication via Squid under Authenticators).
Hmm... radius never came to mind at all...
> I would think that the real problem you may have with using Squid is
> kicking the user off once their time has expired.
I don't percieve that to be a problem, can do ip address acl
manipulation without having to restart squid (or at least my memory
tells me so), so i don't believe any other acl is going to be
different. From what I remember, we used to samba share the acls to
sub-admins and have them manipulate them by hand at will at a company
I was in about 8 years ago... Hopefully its not a case of wishful
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